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NSA Laughs at PCs, Prefers Hacking Routers and Switches

NSA Laughs at PCs, Prefers Hacking Routers and Switches: The NSA runs a massive, full-time hacking operation targeting foreign systems, the latest leaks from Edward Snowden show. But unlike conventional cybercriminals, the agency is less interested in hacking PCs and Macs. Instead, America’s spooks have their eyes on the internet routers and switches that form the basic infrastructure of the net, and are largely overlooked as security vulnerabilities.

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