ASML says the spy himself to have discovered, and legal steps have been taken. According to the company found the spy place at a branch in Silicon Valley, where software for the machines is written. The company emphasizes that there is no blueprint is captured for the making of a lithography machine, a machine which is used for making microchips. the
so There is no danger that the Chinese within a short time the machines of ASML is able to copy. The company set up simply to be able to continue to trade with China.
According to the FD is a damage of a few hundreds of millions of euros to be the greatest spy ever by a Dutch company. the
The Chinese spies would ASML employees for years have had access to the internal networks in the establishment in the U.s. San Jose, and were source codes, software, pricing strategies, and secret guides loot.