Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today said that while „hardware supply chain attacks are a reality,“ evidence suggests Bloomberg Businessweek’s report about Chinese intelligence tampering with server motherboards manufactured by Apple’s former supplier Supermicro is „untrue.“
Apple data center Kaspersky Lab said the report „should be taken with a grain of salt“ in its 14-page analysis of the alleged attack, obtained by MacRumors:
The stories published by Bloomberg in October 2018 had a significant impact. For Supermicro, it meant a 40% stock valuation loss. For businesses owning Supermicro hardware, [...]
Rob Joyce, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy at the NSA, is the latest official to question the accuracy of Bloomberg Businessweek’s bombshell „The Big Hack“ report about Chinese spies compromising the U.S. tech supply chain.
„I have pretty good understanding about what we’re worried about and what we’re working on from my position. I don’t see it,“ said Joyce, speaking at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce cyber summit in Washington, D.C. today, according to a subscriber-only Politico report viewed by MacRumors.
„I’ve got all sorts of commercial industry freaking out and just losing their minds about [...]
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ZDNet reports that a server used by an app for parents to monitor their teenagers‘ phone activity has leaked tens of thousands of login credentials, including the Apple IDs of children.
The leaked data belonged to customers of TeenSafe, a „secure“ monitoring app for iOS and Android that allows parents to view their child’s text messages and location, call history, web browsing history, and installed apps.
The customer database was reportedly stored on two servers hosted by Amazon Web Services, where it remained unprotected and accessible without a password. The discovery was made by a U.K.-based security researcher specializing in public [...]