Russia: Chinese planting hidden chips in Irons & electric kettles which serve malware in systems
China is planting Microchips practically in every electrical device, as recently it has been discovered that the electric iron and kettles were modified with this technique to launch spam attacks.
How will you react when you will came to know—your Chinese Iron has inbuilt chip which is being used to server malware on to your systems, well if you talk mine then i will throw that outside and will call that “The NSA Aunty.”
A Russian TV Rossiya 24 reported about this Malware machine even they showed footage of technician while opening the Iron included in a batch of Chinese imports to find a “spy chip” with what he called “a little microphone”.
These types of hidden chips are being used to spread viruses through connecting to any computer with in a 200m (656ft) radius which were using unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Other components like mobile phones and car dashboard cameras are also affected with this hidden chip, the Russian TV reported.
One thing also reported by the channel that these hidden chips look small, but had been attacked company networks, sending out spam without administrators’ knowledge.
According to a news agency the latest order of these irons have been cancelled but more than 30 devices had already been sent to retailers in St. Petersburg.
From now, would you like to bring that NSA aunty to your home, tell us in comments, we like to hear from you.