Technology's threat to national security

Friday, 3 November 2006, 12:42 AM EST

This threat of hostiles sabotaging networks or opening secret back doors for spying is what motivated the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in April to recommend a change in how the State Dept. used some of the PCs it bought from Lenovo Group, the PC giant that started in China. "It's clearly a legitimate and present security concern," says Larry M. Wortzel, the commission's chairman.

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