Kaspersky Lab Says Report Claiming China Hacked Apple’s Former Server Supplier is Likely ‘Untrue’Joe Rossignol / MacRumors - 8 months ago
  • 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.
  • The key part of Apple’s statement was as follows:On this we can be very clear: Apple has never found malicious chips, “hardware manipulations” or vulnerabilities purposely planted in any server.
  • Referring to Apple’s mid-2016 detection of malware-infected firmware in specific Supermicro servers that were used internally only, Kaspersky Lab said it believes it is “quite possible that the Bloomberg journalists misunderstood the incident and included it in the hardware supply chain attack story.”