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Submission + - Russian Hacker Identifies Possible Backdoor in BIOS Chips Manufactured in China (

Axure writes: A Russian hacker claims to have indentified a well hidden backdoor in BIOS chips on motherboards manufactured in China.

The original article is in Russian, the Google-translated version is a tough read, but you'll be able to make out enough to make your hair stand up on the back of your neck.

I have a theory that it's impossible to prove anything, but I can't prove it.