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RTewell
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re: Chip counterfeiting case exposes defense supply chain flaw
RTewell   10/28/2011 4:03:20 AM
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We could tell you but then...

idontgetitdude
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idontgetitdude   10/28/2011 12:22:32 AM
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um, how do you counterfeit an IC ?

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Silicon_Smith   10/27/2011 6:09:53 PM
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$600 K in 35 shipments. Am I correct in understanding that this single broker could have dented the semiconductor industry by around $50 M in a few years? Considering the total number of shipments it has made @ ~3200

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Silicon_Smith   10/27/2011 6:06:39 PM
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I agree. And considering the magnitude of this one discovery, I am scared to know how much more it could be.

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Simon7382   10/27/2011 7:47:12 AM
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What a BS! John, you should stop listening to Limbaugh, Fox and their right wing idiotic ilk.

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Simon7382   10/27/2011 7:44:06 AM
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Paid $400k and sold for 16M?? If this is correct than just from this huge profit margin there is no doubt that most if not all the chips were fake.

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Simon7382   10/27/2011 7:40:46 AM
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Hm...I believe there is a simple and quick solution: fire Bersin. His "interpretation" of the law simply does not make any sense.

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KB3001   10/27/2011 12:20:39 AM
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It's matter of time before secure VLSI unique identification and authentication technologies are adopted. I just hope it's not going to take a major disaster for politicians to legislate for this.

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Khaled75   10/27/2011 12:17:45 AM
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Good point. The solution in my opinion is to accept the added cost of unique identification and secure authentication of IC chips. This is in the interest of every country. PS. The cost need not be prohibitive. It's a matter of political will...

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sierra tango   10/26/2011 9:08:44 PM
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I too agree, the whole $400 toilet seat and $500 wrench is pure drivel, in military work, (of late this has improved) a good portion of the cost comes from the reams of product and origin specifications that must be met. COTS helps, but the fed runs on paperwork....

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