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Old 28th May 2018
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Originally Posted by shep View Post
What garnered my attention is that this is the first time the FBI has targeted an attack vector and enlisted non-technical, National media to counter it. The FBI is not known for hyperbole so I wonder if this was prompted by an imminent or ongoing exploit of the vector?
You might be on to sth. there. According to the reports a signifcant portion of the affected devices are in the Ukraine. That alone might hint at something with wider ramifications behind the scenes. I don't remeber the FBI making such a fuss about meltdown/spectre. Or any of the router vulnerabilites of the past for that matter. And there were plenty of those.

But what do I know about these things...
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