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Offline AlanS

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Hacking to the nth degree
« on: October 04, 2018, 05:14:05 PM »
This is down right scary.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies

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In the three years since the briefing in McLean, no commercially viable way to detect attacks like the one on Supermicro’s motherboards has emerged—or has looked likely to emerge. Few companies have the resources of Apple and Amazon, and it took some luck even for them to spot the problem. “This stuff is at the cutting edge of the cutting edge, and there is no easy technological solution,” one of the people present in McLean says. “You have to invest in things that the world wants. You cannot invest in things that the world is not ready to accept yet.”

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Re: Hacking to the nth degree
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2018, 08:01:47 PM »
This is down right scary.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies

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In the three years since the briefing in McLean, no commercially viable way to detect attacks like the one on Supermicro’s motherboards has emerged—or has looked likely to emerge. Few companies have the resources of Apple and Amazon, and it took some luck even for them to spot the problem. “This stuff is at the cutting edge of the cutting edge, and there is no easy technological solution,” one of the people present in McLean says. “You have to invest in things that the world wants. You cannot invest in things that the world is not ready to accept yet.”


I read the whole story. Very interesting. Very detailed story.

The story mentioned that the company Supermicro does video compression and has an emerald green logo. This reminded me of Pied Piper in the TV show Silocon Valley.
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Re: Hacking to the nth degree
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2018, 12:48:13 PM »
  no surprising in the least.
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Re: Hacking to the nth degree
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2018, 11:50:26 AM »


And we can trust the Deep State to protect us...and the companies beholden to the Deep State...as well as overseas vendors with ulterior motives...



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