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  1. Investigating implausible Bloomberg Businessweek’s Supermicro spy chip yarn

    Bloomberg Businessweek needs to retract the story and investigate how this passed editorial muster and was published…

  2. AWS CEO joins Tim Cook in urging Bloomberg Businessweek to retract its Chinese spy chip yarn

    Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy has joined Apple CEO Tim Cook…

  3. Super Micro to review hardware for malicious chips

    Despite the lack of any proof that a malicious hardware chip exists, we are undertaking a complicated and time-consuming review…

  4. Apple CEO Tim Cook: Bloomberg Businessweek should do the right thing and retract its Chinese spy chip story

    We turned the company upside down. This did not happen. There’s no truth to this…

  5. Facebook really is spying on you – just not through your phone’s mic

    Facebook is now so good at watching what we do online — and even offline, wandering around the physical world — it doesn’t need to hear us…

  6. Apple to Australia: This is no time to weaken encryption; access only for ‘good guys’ is a false premise

    Apple has filed its formal opposition to a new bill currently being proposed by the Australian government…

  7. Apple urges Australian government not to destroy encryption with ‘backdoors’

    Apple has submitted its formal response to a draft bill undergoing debate by the Australian government…

  8. NSA security adviser says ‘nobody’s found anything’ on Chinese chips

    NSA senior adviser for cybersecurity Rob Joyce tells…

  9. NSA Senior Cybersecurity Advisor questions Bloomberg Businessweek’s China iCloud spy chip claim

    Rob Joyce, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy at the NSA, is the latest official to question…

  10. Before China iCloud spy chip allegations, Bloomberg published these five incorrect stories about Apple

    Media personalities have been bending over backward to find a way to square the claims…

  11. U.S. Senators Rubio and Blumenthal demand answers from Supermicro over spy chip allegations

    A pair of senators have written to Supermicro requesting more information about events…

  12. Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Shanghai in possible PR move after Bloomberg Businessweek’s spy chip yarn

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently visiting Shanghai…

  13. One of Bloomberg’s sources told them Chinese spy chip story ‘didn’t make sense’

    One of the named sources – a security researcher who seemingly backed the claims – has said that his comment was taken out of context…

  14. Apple suppliers took an $18 billion stock hit after Bloomberg’s disputed China hacking report

    Apple is a $1 trillion company, and its hardware supply chain amounts to another trillion…

  15. UK cyber security agency backs Apple, Amazon China hack denials

    Britain’s national cyber security agency said on Friday it had no reason to doubt the assessments made by Apple…

  16. Apple official statement: What Bloomberg Businessweek got wrong about Apple

    Apple today released the following statement…

  17. Apple strongly disputes Bloomberg BusinessWeek report that Chinese ‘spy’ chips were found in iCloud servers

    Data center equipment run by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Apple may have been subject to surveillance…

  18. Apple, other tech giants denounce proposed Australian law seeking encryption ‘backdoor’

    Four global tech giants – Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon – will oppose an Australian law…

  19. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  20. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  21. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  22. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  23. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  24. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  25. Russian hacker gang robbed Russian banks with over one million hacked Android phones

    On Monday, Russian officials announced a successful series of raids against a hacking gang…

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