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Gigabit Ethernet NIC Hardware Implant FIREWALK

As we all know the NSA has many different tools that they use to spy on us. Today I will be writing about FIREWALK, which is a Gigabit Ethernet NIC hardware implant.   What It Is FIREWALK is a 10/100/1000bT (Gigabit) Ethernet network implant that is capable of passively collecting network traffic and actively injecting packets onto the same target network. FIREWALK resides within a dual stacked RJ45/USB connector. It is able to collect network traffic and send it to a ROC (or an intermediate redirector node) by creating a VPN tunnel between the target network and the ROC. FIREWALK
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