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  • About That Hardware-Based Cyber Threat...
    Posted by Bill Sweetman 1:42 PM on Aug 19, 2010

    Chipmaker Intel is to acquire anti-virus expert McAfee - which is interesting in the light of comments by McAfee's CTO-Americas last week:
    "If China wants to play a role in cyber-attacks - and they are actively doing that today - while we are focusing on software, they could look at hardware," Eric Cole told the Omaha audience. "That's what sends chills up and down my back. Open up your laptop and look at the critical components and you see the same three frightening words - Made in China."
    It might be coincidence, of course.

    Tags: ar99, intel, mcafee, cyberwar

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