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Hans
12-18-2015, 08:13 PM
A major breach at computer network company Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that hackers working for a foreign government were able to spy on the encrypted communications of the U.S. government and private companies for the past three years.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/18/politics/juniper-networks-us-government-security-hack/index.html

It was actually not first on CNN.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/juniper-networks-finds-screenos-backdoor,30786.html

Juniper Finds Backdoor In NetScreen Firewalls, Possibly Already Exposed By NSA Whistleblower In 2013


Very different story if you ask me.

Anapeg
12-18-2015, 09:05 PM
Just reinforces what I have always said, if you wouldn't want the world to see or read about it, don't put it on a computer. Nothing is safe. If you have a secret that you want to keep a secret tell no one and sure as Hell do not put it on a computer.

Hans
12-22-2015, 03:58 PM
And there is more to the story, while CNN has been totally deaf on the issue: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/juniper-backdoor-nsa-dual-ec,30805.html