Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colo., on July 19, 2018. (Rich Cooper/HSToday)

Coats: ODNI Has Seen ‘No Evidence’ of Supply Chain Hack Detailed in Bloomberg Story

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told CyberScoop on Thursday that he’s seen no evidence of Chinese actors tampering with motherboards made by Super Micro Computer, becoming the latest national security official to question a Bloomberg report that stated the company was the victim of a supply chain hack.

“We’ve seen no evidence of that, but we’re not taking anything for granted,” Coats told CyberScoop. “We haven’t seen anything, but we’re always watching.”

The comments came before a speech Coats delivered at CyberTalks, where the director touched on supply chain threats as one facet the administration is focused on when it comes to cybersecurity threats.

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