a backdoor in a backdoor
Shouldn't that be called a cat-flap?
Yo dawg, I heard you liked backdoors, so I put a backdoor in your backdoor
Security bod Bernardo Rodrigues has found a backdoor-within-a-backdoor affecting some 600,000 Arris cable modems. The broadband kit company said, in a statement to El Reg, that it is working "around the clock" to fix the problems. Rodrigues (@bernardomr), a vulnerability tester with Brazil's Globo television network, reported …
Does anyone believe that the uninformed masses in the various government buildings around the world that are lobbying for backdoors in everything read news articles like this?
Put a backdoor in anything and someone who shouldn't have access will find it. And the bad guys will just go to using One Time Pads.
Arris is the name getting slapped on Motorola cable modems (and probably some other stuff, like set top boxes and such as well) these days.
Which doesn't really help unless someone specifies *which* models are at risk.
Sherlock, because I guess we have to do our own detective work to find out if we're in any danger or not.
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