Skip to comments.Computer labís Chinese-made parts raise spy concerns
Posted on 08/17/2011 12:22:21 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
A U.S. supercomputer laboratory engaged in classified military research concluded a recent deal involving Chinese-made components that is raising concerns in Congress about potential electronic espionage.
The concerns are based on a contract reached this summer between a computer-technology firm and the National Center for Computational Engineering at the University of Tennessee, whose supercomputers simulate flight tests for next-generation U.S. military aircraft and spacecraft, and simulate submarine warfare for the Navy.
The storage system for the contract calls for using software from U.S. cybersecurity firm Symantec installed over devices made by Huawei Technologies...
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Just outsource it to China, think of all the jobs it will create.
I would think it prudent for any defense-related manufacturing and research stipulate against this. We have the best chip makers in the U.S. and there’s no good reason to rely elsewhere.
We should not hire chinese or russians or muslins, either.
Someone needs to be fired.
Then they injected their own special bits of code deep within the ASICs.
To allow them anywhere near ANY core infrastructure, much less a DoD facility is tantamount to treason...
Are they actually manufacturing these chips in the USA or just designing them here and manufacturing them elsewhere, such as China?
I work in the IT industry.
I bet the Chinese “greased” the wheels a bit.
The real problem is corruption at every level of government.
When they allow Tax Cheats like the Sec of Treasury a free pass, the signal is “take all you can grab”
We need to put people in jail to stem the tide.
Best chip designers, but few chips are actually made in the US any more.
American Public schools rush to China to import Chinese teachers to teach Chinese to Americans......?
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