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Topic # 189311 23-Dec-2015 16:12
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I couldn't see any other discussion about this going, so starting this one.

So as many of you might know already and some who might not, this is making some headlines recently.

I think the main thing here is, no it's not a bug patch. PR nightmare much?

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  Reply # 1456116 23-Dec-2015 16:21
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Pretty nasty.  However also nasty is allowing remote access to your firewall with password auth.

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  Reply # 1456138 23-Dec-2015 16:37
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I find this fascinating... it's the kind of stuff you see in the movies when a secret agent says: "I'm just hacking into the firewall..."

Here's some further reading (some of which is way over my head, but still interesting...)

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  Reply # 1456389 24-Dec-2015 08:17
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Not bad video about Dual EC here
Oh and summarizing modern security sealed

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