[Battlemesh] Forced firmware lockdown in EU already passed
mitar at tnode.com
Mon Sep 7 19:46:51 CEST 2015
Do we have any citable proofs of such cases?
> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Benjamin Henrion <zoobab at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 4:28 PM, Henning Rogge <hrogge at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Oh my God, we cannot do this! This would enable EVIL hackers to penetrate
>>> the thick firewalls and security mechanisms of our firmware and let it do
>>> horrible things! Firmware must be secret!
>> The perfect trojan horse lays in the firmware of network cards.
>> Some ethernet cards sold on ebay had chinese firmwares duplicating
>> some packets to a special spying server.
> Which is a very good reason why Firmware should be OpenSource.
> Henning Rogge
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