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LarryM99
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Cold War redux
LarryM99   3/27/2014 12:22:02 PM
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This is smelling more and more like the Cold War all over again. Massive suspicion, emphasis on cloak-and-daggar tactics, and a new round of spy toys that would make Q proud. The really sad thing is that the techniques that the NSA is pioneering here will feed into the next generation of malware that we will be cleaning out of our systems over the next few years. Is this the R&D that we want our tax dollars to be sponsoring?

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Not only the NSA...
DrFPGA   3/27/2014 12:11:38 PM
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Unfortunately many networks are vulnerable to attackers with much less 'know-how' than the NSA.

Just check out recent reports on attacks on low-cost routers and even printers and conference call systems that show how vulnerable many corporate networks are...

https://www.mocana.com/blog/2014/03/04/three-hundred-thousand-routers-hijacked/

 

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