Re: [Full-disclosure] Barracuda backdoor
- From: Tõnu Samuel <tonu@xxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 19:27:57 +0300
On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 17:05 +0100, corpus.defero wrote:
On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 08:29 -0700, ichib0d crane wrote:
but that doesn'tThey can't. All they can do is disable updating of the virus and spam
change the fact that Barracuda has done something likely bad here. A
vendor should make it explicitly clear when they have the capability
to disable remote products that have already been purchased. Maybe
their ToS allows it, maybe not. Either way it is highly unethical.
definitions. It will still work without a subscription to 'energize
Reread topic again. This is exactly what they did - they disabled
essentially needed features of customer property, unrelated to annual
subscription. Also this is less important in my opinion but actually all
bills were paid which removes even last options to make customer guilty
I would really be angry is BMW remotely disables my car because they
have some civil disagreement with local service center for example.
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