When They REALLY Want To Backdoor Your DSL Router

Researcher discovers a “bug” which looks an awful lot like a backdoor.

Manufacturer issues a “fix.”

Researcher investigates and discovers the “fix” just obfuscated the backdoor, making it a little harder to find and activate.

The affected equipment? Wireless DSL routers manufactured by a company known as Sercomm, which makes routers for Netgear, Cisco, Linksys, and Diamond…

That “Internet of Things” is looking like a better idea every day!

http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/04/easter-egg-dsl-router-patch-merely-hides-backdoor-instead-of-closing-it/

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