NSA able to compromise Cisco, Juniper, Huawei switches

Saku Ytti saku at ytti.fi
Mon Dec 30 11:18:51 UTC 2013


On (2013-12-30 06:12 -0500), Shawn Wilson wrote:

> I don't really want you to know how to recreate it until the companies have had a chance to fix said issue. I'd hope, if such issues were disclosed, those news outlets would go through proper channels of disclosure before going to press with it. 

Until disclosed it's just speculation and conjecture. If vendors are
cooperating with NSA, there is no incentive to fix, there is incentive to
claim fix or non-existence of such features.

I welcome the short-term havok and damage of such disclose if it would be
anywhere near the magnitude implied, it would create pressure to change
things.


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