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Re: Open Letter to D-Link about their NTP vandalism
It seems to me, that the only *real* solution is for these manufacturers to
implement a [responsible] strategy of automatic firmware upgrades, as it
pertains to these (simple eu type) devices.
How difficult would it be to have the router test a server periodically,
(say once a month), and in the case of a critical flaw in the software,
silently update the device?
I suspect it is cost/benefit skepticism that is keeping them from doing just
----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Tancsa" <[email protected]>
To: "Simon Lyall" <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: Open Letter to D-Link about their NTP vandalism
At 08:36 PM 10/04/2006, Simon Lyall wrote:I've said in other forums the only solution for this sort of software is to return the wrong time (by several months). The owner might actually notice then and fix the problem.Of our customers who have such routers, I would say 90% would not know the unit even kept time, let alone the correct or incorrect time. ---Mike