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An attacker with admin access to your wifi router can install a firmware "update" that contains any number of nasty things, such as a back-door for shell access or a secret password that will always allow access. Real life example: The DNSChanger trojan configured a rogue DNS server that would direct all of your advertising traffic to the DNSChanger team's ...


There are several ways how a backdoor can get into a product. The company is forced to do so by the law of the country where they have their company headquarter. When you live in Sweden or Norway, then most of the electronic devices you use will likely be imported from China (I just looked for some device connected to my computer which did not have a "Made ...

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