I just checked on Snopes.com, it says this rumor is false and that the spyware in question comes from another source.
The computers will first be assembled in Venezula out of Chinese-built parts, but the joint venture plans on substituting domestic-made parts by the end of the year."'Until now Venezuela has always imported computers both from well-known brands and generic brands from the developed world. With this new venture the Venezuelan government hopes to diversify national production, integrate national productive chains, and work towards technological independence for the country.'
Do you suffer painful illumination? -- Isaac Newton, "Optics"