Skip to comments.Shopping for Spy Gear: Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox
Posted on 12/29/2013 9:29:24 AM PST by Ghost of SVR4
When it comes to modern firewalls for corporate computer networks, the world's second largest network equipment manufacturer doesn't skimp on praising its own work. According to Juniper Networks' online PR copy, the company's products are "ideal" for protecting large companies and computing centers from unwanted access from outside. They claim the performance of the company's special computers is "unmatched" and their firewalls are the "best-in-class." Despite these assurances, though, there is one attacker none of these products can fend off -- the United States' National Security Agency.
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All these companies are in bed with the feds. I do believe I was reading a report that required encryption providers to give the key code to the feds.
Lesson one: don’t ever trust an electronic communications security product that is not open source. Anything that’s made from proprietary code and and provided by a large commercial entity is, at best, suspect.
This has done wonders for our ability to export US high-tech.
Remember when we were accusing the Chinese of embedding stuff in telecommunications equipment?
Alex Jones is calling
I can’t imagine any sane company that would cloud-source to MS, Google, Amazon, etc.
Who are they kidding? All the major software and telephone companies have given the feds backdoors to their programs and networks.
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