An IT asset management firm is providing access to what it claims is the world's largest catalogue of hardware, software, and networking equipment. BDNA has announced Technopedia, claiming it lists "every piece of hardware you could find in a data center and the software that runs on it." The list of 150,000 IT products has …
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Went to the home page
It was already populated with someone else's username (= email address). At least there's no password visible, but doesn't exactly inspire confidence.
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Their company page has a quote from somebody claiming that BDNA helped them find nearly 3000 servers that they didn't know about. How do you manage to misplace 3000 servers in the first place?
3000 servers you didn't know about
Means that the BOFH has been selling your bandwidth to your next door neighbour's datacentre.
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Ah I see, so that would explain the cables trailing out of the window then.
Er, so this company, with its research enter in China, would like you to run its software to probe everything visible in your network's (and presumably WiFi, etc) view of the world?
And what else might it do while worming its way round your most intimate computer zone?
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