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Super Micro China super spy chip super scandal: US Homeland Security, UK spies back Amazon, Apple denials

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A chip in a convenient standard interface might be the sort of place to locate something like this. The spy element would need to remain completely dormant until triggered by some sequence of data. Without ripping open all the chips and physically inspecting them, I don't see how anyone could know that such a device was not present.

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