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Is there a secret chip in your Mac?
« on: October 05, 2018, 04:07:11 PM »
Bloomberg report
OK, I generally don't get my 'technology' news from Bloomberg, but they did get some 'clicks' from me on this report. Apple, and others, have denied this, of course. To get really technical, here is a simple explanation:
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Re: Is there a secret chip in your Mac?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2018, 05:15:23 PM »
I heard a report on the BBC yesterday with the editor of Bloomberg News. He specifically said that these spy chips were not installed in iPhones.
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Re: Is there a secret chip in your Mac?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2018, 07:18:19 PM »
That's probably true. It's a rather long report/story, but it appears that most of these chips are in "servers", not in the hardware most consumers use personally. That's not very comforting, however, since the chips have been found in several government/military equipment where much more than our passwords are located. The story claims that Apple severed their use of Elemental servers in 2015 after replacing around 6,000 of them.

Perhaps I should edit my 'click-bait' topic title? ;)