Someone's Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet | Threat Level | Wired.com

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Who needs wiretaps or malware on servers…

“In one case, traffic headed from New York to Los Angeles took a detour to Moscow and Belarus before being sent back through New York to its destination on the West Coast. In another case, traffic headed from Chicago to Iran, which normally passed through Germany, took a roundabout journey through Canada, London, Amsterdam, Moscow and Belarus before being sent to Iran via Poland, Germany, the UK and New York.”

via Someone’s Been Siphoning Data Through a Huge Security Hole in the Internet | Threat Level | Wired.com.

The hole has been public knowledge since 2008…

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2008/08/revealed-the-in/

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