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Old 01-07-2014, 05:48 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Fedaykin View Post
Intercepting and hand modifying every piece of computing technology shipped even from just Dell is a silly claim. It would be monumentally expensive to do and impossible to hide. And laughably pointless.

Makes sense for a targeted purpose, but not as a general practice. Much easier to just force manufacturers to build in monitoring equipment and/or compromise the quality of security products.

Now, if you knew [insert specific target here] was going to order a sweet new rig from [insert maker here]? Sure, I could see that happening.
It is happening from factory. Read what I am citing in the articles I post.

Did you not see the back doors built into new cell phones? Sheesh. Dudes, it is happening. I don't understand the myopia.
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