[Battlemesh] [OpenWrt-Users] Hardware implants on routers. Something that concerns us all

cmsv cmsv at wirelesspt.net
Wed May 14 16:09:18 CEST 2014


Would be able to elaborate about the specifics of what behaviour or
functionalities were noticed for the tp-link models and exactly which
ones and also what analysis or forensics were performed ?


On 05/14/2014 07:20 AM, Musti wrote:
> For Tp-Link devices we have confirmed that the UBoot bootloader is
> consistent with the sources published. With the openwrt firmware, this
> should be clean.
> 
> Kind regards,
> Musti
> 
> On 14.5.2014 5:24, Christ Schlacta wrote:
>> Neither article includes documentation on how to detect or identify
>> modified hardware, unfortunately.  Also, while hardware modification seems
>> to be indicated, it's not explicitly stated, and software modification
>> seems highly more likely.  Therefore, a clean software reinstall, possibly
>> down to reimaging firmware from OEM channels, sounds like sufficient steps
>> to act as countermeasures
>> On May 13, 2014 6:51 PM, "cmsv" <cmsv at wirelesspt.net> wrote:
>>
>>> How the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/12/glenn-greenwald-nsa-tampers-us-internet-routers-snowden
>>>
>>> https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/05/new_nsa_snowden.html
>>>
>>> As anyone found a router that has been tampered ?
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