prc phone home...

Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by Tango3, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    the "manchurian chip" . Darpa finds "trojan" hardware in builtinto chinese microchips incorporated in most of the worlds computers,These hidden devices can be remotely controlled to turn on and deliver data surreptitiously.

    And now the Manchurian microchip

    Robert Eringer
    October 18, 2008 7:13 AM
    The geniuses at Homeland Security who brought you hare-brained procedures at airports (which inconvenience travelers without snagging terrorists) have decreed that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This means The Investigator -- at the risk of compromising national insecurities -- would be remiss not to make you aware of the hottest topic in U.S. counterintelligence circles: rogue microchips. This threat emanates from China (PRC) -- and it is hugely significant.

    The myth: Chinese intelligence services have concealed a microchip in every computer everywhere, programmed to "call home" if and when activated.

    The reality: It may actually be true.

    All computers on the market today -- be they Dell, Toshiba, Sony, Apple or especially IBM -- are assembled with components manufactured inside the PRC. Each component produced by the Chinese, according to a reliable source within the intelligence community, is secretly equipped with a hidden microchip that can be activated any time by China's military intelligence services, the PLA.

    "It is there, deep inside your computer, if they decide to call it up," the security chief of a multinational corporation told The Investigator. "It is capable of providing Chinese intelligence with everything stored on your system -- on everyone's system -- from e-mail to documents. I call it Call Home Technology. It doesn't mean to say they're sucking data from everyone's computer today, it means the Chinese think ahead -- and they now have the potential to do it when it suits their purposes."
  2. gunbunny

    gunbunny Never Trust A Bunny

    And we keep buying their (PRC) crap because???
  3. CBMS

    CBMS Looking for a safe place

  4. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member


    PO's me to think they're looking at my 'special pic' collection......
  5. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

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