“Fake Chips Threaten Military” say US Commerce Officials

A recent story in the San Jose Mercury News states that a growing deluge of millions of counterfeit chips is posing peril to the military and the general public. A California company admitted importing 13,000 bogus chips altered to resemble those from legitimate companies, including Silicon Valley firms Intel, Atmel, Altera and National Semiconductor. Separate […]

Secure Flash Drives Which Are

Several weeks ago I blogged about several brands of USB flash drives which were all breached in the same way. The rumor mill has it that all of these drives were OEM’d from SanDisk, whose drives have been subject to¬†other hacks in the past. SanDisk and Verbatim maintain that a software update is sufficient to […]