Open source hardware

Daniël W. Crompton daniel.crompton at
Sat Jan 4 13:04:40 UTC 2014

On 4 January 2014 00:49, Darren Pilgrim <nanog at> wrote:

> Why would you think other platforms would be any safer?  The NSA plants
> those bugs with interdiction operations.  They could similarly install
> eavesdroppers in the USB/serial links of your KVM switches and terminal
> servers and capture your root/admin/console passwords.

In my opinion there is a clear difference between being targeted and having
a backdoor in your network equipment by default.


Daniël W. Crompton <daniel.crompton at>




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