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Re: huawei
From: Jimmy Hess <mysidia () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 06:57:16 -0500

On 6/15/13, Scott Helms <khelms () zcorum com> wrote:
 They're terrible places for gathering non-targeted information because the
amount of data flowing through them means that that the likelihood of any
give packet having any value is very very low.  If the goal includes

The probability of a  low-likelihood or infrequent event approaches
100%,  given sufficient time, persistence, and creativity.    Even if
1%  or less of packets passing through are interesting;  that happens
to be more than enough  to provide a snoop gains, and cause damage to
a legitimate user.

The potential existence of 'better' options;  doesn't mean backdooring
of routers wouldn't be included in part of a nation state or other bad
actor's backdooring program.


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