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Re: No worse than something on a web page

""....they are no more of a risk than something on a web page." Or, for example, a rogue NTP server that embeds commands in the least significant bits of the timestamp it returns."

Or... embedding data in the least significant bits of geolocation data sent to and from your smartphone.

Some possible uses for this:

https://redmine.replicant.us/projects/replicant/wiki/SamsungGalaxyBackdoor

I noticed that the same commands mentioned in the Replicant OS article were also found in a Qualcomm modem:

(open read link fcntl creat write close lseek rmdir fstat lstat mkdir fsync openat unlink remove testdir telldir frename opendir readdir dbg_open dbg_open_malloc unlinkat file_end file_dir chown chmod file_get_partition_free_size closedir)

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