Bloomberg Businessweek spent more than a year reporting on an alleged breach of US computer infrastructure by China - a hardware hack supposedly affecting Apple, Amazon, Supermicro and nearly 30 other companies. That story was published on Oct 4 under the headline "The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate US Companies". More than three months later, reporting on the story continues.
An e-mail obtained by The Washington Post shows that Mr Jordan Robertson, who wrote the story with Mr Michael Riley, recently contacted a former Apple employee with a request: "I'm a reporter with Bloomberg Businessweek in Washington. You likely saw a story we published in October about Chinese manipulation of Supermicro server hardware at companies including Apple, Amazon and others.