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Fake USB-RS232 Converters
10-29-2014, 07:55 AM
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RE: Fake USB-RS232 Converters
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A driver update from the Scottish electronics firm FTDI that intentionally “bricked” USB devices with counterfeit FTDI chips has been removed from Windows Update by the firm. The move follows an uproar from users who found devices they thought used the company’s chips disabled without warning. However, the company plans on re-releasing the update with code that “will still uphold our stance against devices that are not genuine, but do so in a non-invasive way that means there is no risk of end user’s hardware being directly affected,” the company’s CEO said in a statement.
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RE: Fake USB-RS232 Converters - Joe Horn - 10-24-2014, 03:45 AM
RE: Fake USB-RS232 Converters - Thomas Radtke - 10-29-2014 07:55 AM

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