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Submission + - Netgear and ZyXEL Confirm NetUSB Flaw, Are Working on Fixes

itwbennett writes: In follow-up to a story that appeared on Slashdot yesterday about a critical vulnerability in the NetUSB service, networking device manufacturers ZyXEL Communications and Netgear have confirmed that some of their routers are affected and said they are working on fixes. ZyXEL will begin issuing firmware updates in June, while Netgear plans to start releasing patches in the third quarter of the year.

Comment Re:Media (Score 1) 622

Seems as if media is the only thing keeping our country from becoming a hypocrisy and a police state. Seriously what's next, the president going to decide to kill all the Mexicans death march style. This is bullshhh and Seems like that's where were headed. This corruption and deceit has got to stop. Were all here together get over your differences and get the f*%$ along already.

Comment Re: The destruction of trust... (Score 1) 397

In My opinion is that most of the world has gone to hell in a handbag. There's more corruption then ever before. We are losing liberty's for temporary safety and security. We need to heed the words and warning of one of our founding Fathers "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." Or another variant "Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both." We're all moving like a high speed train headed at a slow bend and doing nothing about it. All the time holding hope that our Democratic train stays on the tracks and In doing so we're heading straight at becoming a police state all while talking on a cell phone. if something isn't done then its going to be bad news for everyone. Unfortunately the longer it takes the worse it will be for everybody.

Comment Re: Freenet, I2P, Tor - darknets (Score 1) 397

IPv6 that's really not gonna help with privacy especially when they have backdoor access to your router because they compromised it before it left the factory maybe before the board was even built and theres other reasons too but I don't want to even go there. The biggest question is do you trust your hardware vendors, chip makers and so on and so forth. If hardware is insecure then what does the security implemented in or by software going to really matter.

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