Super Micro Says It Found No Secret Spy Chips on Motherboards

Super Micro has found no evidence of malicious microchips on its motherboards, according to a statement by the company that was released to customers. The audit of Super Micro hardware comes on the heels of a scandalous report that Chinese spies had allegedly installed secret microchips on motherboards that were used in servers operated by giant tech companies like Apple and government agencies like the CIA.

The bizarre report, published by Bloomberg Businessweek this past October after a year-long investigation, alleged that Chinese spies were able to spy on sensitive American servers, but the article was met with immediate and aggressive push-back by the companies involved.

Read more about the findings of the Super Micro audit on Gizmodo.