How NSA Access Was Built into Windows

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  1. JackmanG

    JackmanG Former Poster

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    How NSA Access Was Built into Windows

     
  2. Fly

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    Is this really new ?

    Any way to block this ?

    Probably wishful thinking ...
     
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    Well, it does begin with the words "This is from a 1999 report"...so you tell me. I guess you'd have to define "new".
     
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    From Bruce Schneier in 1999:
     
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    "Back Orifice" :cool: I love that guy.

    He does make great points. Although, the story claims "Microsoft's developers had failed to remove or 'strip' the debugging symbols used to test this software before they released it," so the idea is that "anyone with a debugger" shouldn't have been able to see that label, save for a mistake.

    But based on the overall case he made, that's a moot point.

    Ironically though, his debunking of it (and explaining all the considerably easy ways NSA could compromise Windows) actually kind of made me even more concerned than before.
     
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