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Apple tells Congress that global supply chain wasn’t compromised

October 09, 2018 / Anna Edgerton

Apple Inc. told US lawmakers that its servers weren’t compromised and sought to assure them that the company’s global supply chain is secure. In a letter to the chairmen and ranking Democrats on the House and Senate Commerce committees, the Cupertino-based company on Monday disputed a Bloomberg report that Chinese spies used a microchip to infiltrate American computer networks. The letter, signed by Apple’s vice president for information security, George Stathakopoulos, offered additional briefings for staff members of the committees. “Individuals, communities, and nations depend on the security and integrity of our shared technological infrastructure,” the letter said. “We at Apple hold this responsibility sacrosanct, and we will continue to dedicate intense focus on keeping ahead of the hackers, cybercriminals, and even nation states that hope to steal data and harm user faith in the potential of technology to build a better world.” Bloomberg...