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Decoding the Chinese Super Micro super spy-chip super-scandal: What do we know – and who is telling the truth?

Steve Chalmers

Re: It's simpler

The only case where this makes sense is if the attacker knows the server is going into a classified environment where as a matter of course every single bit of code on the motherboard will be wiped and reloaded before the server is installed. The hardware technique would allow the server to be re compromised after it was thought to have been scrubbed.

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