A bevy of Congressional members are starting to dig deeper into the Bloomberg Businessweek report that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army actually committed a supply chain attack by placing malicious processors in computers used by top U.S. companies and the federal government.
Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., John Thune R-S.D., House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif. have all fired off letters to the companies involved asking for additional information. However, even before these inquiries were sent Super Micro, Amazon and Apple all denied any technology that could possibly compromise their systems had been surreptitiously planted in computers they either built or purchased.
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