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Re: [News] Linux Devices (Linksys Routers) Come to India

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 09 Feb 2010 00:50 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz pulled this Usenet boner:
>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Sunday 07 Feb 2010 14:56 : \____
>>> 7 pulled this Usenet boner:
>>>> Best give them a thorough check - unlike original Linksys
>>>> these are now Ciscoo controlled and that means back doors.
>>>> Nothing is safe if Ciscoo had a hand in it.
>>>    http://www.nsa.gov/ia/guidance/security_configuration_guides/cisco_router_guides.shtml
>> Heh. Maybe that's why those routers are so prevalent.
> Cisco makes an *assload* of money on its units.  They even charge you for
> the front-plate blanks where you haven't installed modules.

They have just sued someone in India (or China) who sold fake Cisco gear. That put him
in prison for 15 years. I think he sold $2.5m worth.

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