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MI6 and MI5 'refuse to use Lenovo computers'

Postby Orbmiser on Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:15 pm

MI6 and MI5 'refuse to use Lenovo computers' over claims Chinese company makes them vulnerable to hacking.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/mi6-and-mi5-refuse-to-use-lenovo-computers-over-claims-chinese-company-makes-them-vulnerable-to-hacking-8737072.html

Britain’s intelligence agencies, including MI6 and MI5, have allegedly banned the use of computers manufactured by Chinese company Lenovo due to concerns that the machines come hardwired with a vulnerability to hacking.

Machines produced by the state-backed technology company, which is the largest PC producer in the world, are claimed to have been found in tests by MI5 and GCHQ to have modifications in their circuitry which could allow remote access to the devices without the owners’ knowledge.

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Re: MI6 and MI5 'refuse to use Lenovo computers'

Postby samriggs on Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:28 pm

wow
China's version of what the NSA is doing in the USA except smarter about their spying activities lol.
I wonder what other countries are doing now :shock:
Machines produced by the state-backed technology company

Just think of all the info these folks can get, I knew some companies that had literally hundreds of them because of the price.
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