Cisco’s (and other’s) backdoor for Hackers


Activists have long grumbled about the privacy implications of the legal backdoors that networking companies like Cisco build into their equipment — functions that let law enforcement quietly track the Internet activities of criminal suspects. Now an IBM researcher has revealed a more serious problem with those backdoors: They don’t have particularly strong locks, and consumers are at risk.


http://www.forbes.com/2010/02/03/hackers-networking-equipment-technology-security-cisco.html 


-Urs



 

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