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Re: To Jonathan [backdoor]

From: Pierre THIERRY
Subject: Re: To Jonathan [backdoor]
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 23:41:35 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Scribit Anton Tagunov dies 10/01/2007 hora 01:10:
> I've got an anti-hijack system in my car.  It won't let me start the
> engine w/o a wireless key.
> If I absolutely want it there's a 10 minute emergency procedure.  A
> complicated sequence of actions - press hidden button, accelerator,
> break, etc.

What prevents a hijacker to use that procedure?

> P.S. The talk is about *safe defaults* actually.  If I want the
> emergency button cut off I can do it.  But that's an option not the
> default.

I think the backdoor is an *unsafe* default, actually.

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