In October of this year, Bloomberg Businessweek published a story about an alleged attack by Chinese spies of almost 30 US companies, including Amazon and Apple. The story reveals that the attack was done through microchips from Super Micro that were apparently planted during the manufacturing stage of motherboards that were used in servers. These servers were then sold to many US customers including the US Department of Defense.In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo and Johnathan Mansour talk about the ramifications of such an attack and how Super Micro, Apple and Amazon have all denied it. To see the full story from Bloomberg, go to: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies.
Marcello is VP Content Strategy for IT in Canada Online media and WRLWND.com and also host of WRLWND Radio. An avid technology enthusiast, he has worked on content leadership strategies for a number of industries including the public sector, life science, technology and defence. He is a former technology marcom and content specialist for Canadian Government Executive media and has previously worked as a technology columnist and web-designer, as well as a social media and technology consultant.
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