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An exploit arms race

2013-09-30 18:12:00.468638+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Upon 2020: Global war in your pocket:

So, go out today and buy that shiny new device, designed in America, and manufactured in China. It will have Western-backdoored software running on Chinese-backdoored hardware, and they will slug it out. In your pocket.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-09-30 21:43:43.245416+00 by: meuon [edit history]

I miss the old Nokia. Maybe I shouldn't have, but I trusted my N900 running Maemo (Linux).

re: chinese code/chips: What little I have seen is mostly junk, but when it's good, it's dang good. An issue with Chinese engineering, see through the eyes of a German engineering friend at a large chinese manufacturer is that they treat even senior engineering types as easily replaceable pieces. So it's harder to develop that cadre of smart people that really know their stuff inside and out. But when they do.. they do.