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Re: FCC Issues Rule Allowing FBI to Dictate Wiretap-Friendly Design for In ternet Services

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Sun Aug 07 11:07:30 2005

On Sat, 06 Aug 2005 22:22:29 PDT, Tony Li said:
> > It qualifies as "insecure" because if that rather dubious assumption fails to
> > be true, you have a big problem.
> 
> If any port on a router is not duly managed, you have a big problem.

Right.  But usually, security experts call something that's one typo away from
being duly managed "a problem waiting to happen" rather than "secure".

On Sun, 07 Aug 2005 08:59:33 +0200, sthaug@nethelp.no said:
> Then you'll have to conclude that a lot of managed switches are insecure
> since they include some form of packet mirroring capability.

See "problem waiting to happen", above.. :)

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