17 Apr 2009 -- http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/Chinese-spies-put-chips-in-US-planes/articleshow/4412075.cms
WASHINGTON: The Chinese cyber spies have penetrated so deep into the US system — ranging from its secure defence network, banking system, electricity grid to putting spy chips into its defence planes — that it can cause serious damage to the US any time, a top US official on counter-intelligence has said.
“Chinese penetrations of unclassified DoD networks have also been widely reported. Those are more sophisticated, though hardly state of the art,” said National Counterintelligence Executive, Joel Brenner, at the Austin University Texas last week, according to a transcript made available on Wednesday.
Listing out some of the examples of Chinese cyber spy penetration, he said: “We’re also seeing counterfeit routers and chips, and some of those chips have made their way into US military fighter aircraft.. You don’t sneak counterfeit chips into another nation’s aircraft to steal data. When it’s done intentionally, it’s done to degrade systems, or to have the ability to do so at a time of one’s choosing.”
Referring to the Chinese networks penetrating the cyber grids, he said: “Do I worry about those grids, and about air traffic control systems, water supply systems, and so on? You bet I do. America’s networks are being mapped. There has also been experience of both Chinese and criminal network operations in the networks of some of the banks”.
It is well known among those whose ---
1) pets died from tainted food (melamine)
2) children died from tainted milk & baby food (melamine)
3) kids got sick from toys (Aqua Dots) made with toxic chemical coatings
4) product is being counterfeited by the same guy running the factory that makes the legit version
5) eyes can see what is "Made in China" doesn't last as long as when it used to be "Made in America"
--- that there is plenty of low quality knockoff manufacturing going on in China.
Had those jobs remained in the USA, we (not they) would have -- the industries, the employment, the money (a few trillion or so less debt) circulating here, and the bonus of high quality; and espionage would be a much tougher job for the enemy.
Also, some very sick people would still have their health, and others would still have their pets or children. But that's all just my c-r-a-z-y "isolationism" talking.
Carry on. America does best when it downsizes its own workforce, and ships its factories off to places where they ---
a) pay 1/10 the wages and face no OSHA & EPA restrictions
b) strategize ways to make war against us (books like "Unrestricted Warfare"), and
c) use our money to develop infrastructure in other nations that are also hostile towards us.