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Snowden and Compilers



The Doctor <[email protected]> wrote:
> Like this?
> 
> http://www.livehacking.com/tag/network-card-backdoor/
> 
> Proof of concept was been proven in 2010.  Practical application is
> probably being done by now.  Somebody is asleep behind the wheel if it
> is not.

Way before 2010. Couple buddies of mine built a backdoor into a network
card circa 2003. Ditto a SCSI card, loading via the BIOS at boot and
injecting itself in several stages via the bootloader into the kernel.

-=rsw