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        CADesertRat
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        WOW, ISP’s aren’t even safe because of Chinese equipment in use. That means our info can be scooped up just by logging into our ISP.

        https://www.zdnet.com/article/backdoor-accounts-discovered-in-29-ftth-devices-from-chinese-vendor-c-data/

         

        Two security researchers said this week that they found severe vulnerabilities and what appears to be intentional backdoors in the firmware of 29 FTTH OLT devices from popular vendor C-Data.

        FTTH stands for Fiber-To-The-Home, while OLT stands for Optical Line Termination.

        The term FTTH OLT refers to networking equipment that allows internet service providers to bring fiber optics cables as close to the end-users as possible.

        As their name hints, these devices are the termination on a fiber optics network, converting data from an optical line into a classic Ethernet cable connection that’s then plugged in a consumer’s home, data centers, or business centers.

        These devices are located all over an ISP’s network, and due to their crucial role, they are also one of today’s most widespread types of networking devices, as they need to sit in millions of network termination endpoints all over the globe.

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
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        Alex5723
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        WOW, ISP’s aren’t even safe because of Chinese equipment in use

        WOW, one would think that none Chinese equipment is safe with no backdoors…

        Backdoors Keep Appearing In Cisco’s Routers

        600,000 cable routers found to have a backdoor within a backdoor…..

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