* Posts by Destroy All Monsters

11759 posts • joined 3 Jun 2008

Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari EXPLOITED to OWN Mac, PCs at Pwn2Own 2015

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Re: false security

WOOLY WINDOWS MAMMUTH: It's got more meat in it!

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Is the DNS' security protocol a waste of everyone's time and money?

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Re: www != internet

those that don't understand IPv6 to abandon that too

It's not hard to understand and it's shita complexity bridge too far.

Any further questions?

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So in which direction will the internet community go? Toward DNSSEC or away from it? It's too early to tell

After a decade?

In other New-York Times / Washington-Post "news", will the US manage to make the Middle East safe for democracy? It is too early to tell.

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If you can explain what 'an API management platform' is, you too can be worth $700m

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Maybe it has to do with bees?

Also,

"creation of new applications that pull into more customers"

I know that, In Amurrica™, one can "pull into a gas station". But how do you "pull into more customers"? Sounds painful.

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US threatened Berlin with intel blackout over Snowden asylum: report

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Re: @tom dial

He thinks "people in charge" have rational thinking processes.

laughing_girls.jpg

As an example, you may have noticed that the US is currently biggening up russian "incursions" into and "threats" against Ukraine, being apparently ready to increase the available pool of medals for generals, demand for military goods for contractors as well as the threat level to keep the rubes in line. This just costs them one Europe to obtain fame, fortune and new opportunities at home, who could resist?

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Hackers prove security still a myth on Windows PCs, bag $320,000

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Re: Destroy All Monsters

I see. Language Insecurity on steroids?

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"via a bug in the kernel's TrueType font handling"

WTF am I reading?

Please tell me I am actually on Interzone, monitoring a SciFi short storyperformance art?

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Windows 10 build 10041: 99 bugs on the wall, fix a bug, add a feature, 114 bugs on the wall

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Re: Lifeless, under saturated and empty of all joy.

Anorexic is the term

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Re: Cortana GTFO

I find this rather disturbing.

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UK.gov crackpots: Let's build vapourware-based sharing economy CITIES

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"Frankly, it is akin to setting up a trade body of payday lenders to dictate financial services policy."

Implying this is not what currently happens.

At least payday lenders fill an actual need of the market (which is why they exist in the first place, even if all the world-improving wankers go all huffpuffy on them)

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AI guru Ng: Fearing a rise of killer robots is like worrying about overpopulation on Mars

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Mushroom

Finally some sense

Really, I feel the extreme need to go full ISIS on the people (and frankly with no holds barred, fire cage dancing, head drilling and all that, and no merit points for being differently abled) who push yet another manufactured problem onto the hoi polloi, mental cancer-like, that they suddenly feel is AMAZINGLY IMPORTANT AND WORLD-THREATHENING but is actually as important as Kim Kardashian's increasing case of cellulitis, while the ACTUAL problems are blowing up in our faces like flying RBMK cores, but appropriately passed over until the people in power have made their buck and safe getaway.

When you understand the burning rage at the disgusting stupidity of "western" event manufacturing ... you will shit bricks and know that you are old.

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Zombie SCO shuffles back into court seeking IBM Linux cash

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tired_bugs.jpg

Can't anyone hang a threat of paedophilia, terrorism threat, Insult to the Prophet or possibly a tenuous connection to P.U.T.I.N. to the persons responsible for this? This would take care of problems mighty quick.

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GCHQ: Ensure biz security by STOPPING everyone from TALKING

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Re: Solution

Gassing office workers is also an acceptable solution. You need to discuss this with the union rep first though, wouldn't want to take any rash measures.

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Osbo: Choose a f*cking IoT fridge. Choose spirit-crushing driverless cars

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Holmes

Why hold back? Money is infinite!

a Tory government would bring speedier internet connections of 100Mbps to most of Britain

Why not 1000 Mbps internet connections to ALL of Britainthe UK?

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Respect mah privacy! EU delegation begs US to play nice with data

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Re: Respect?

Not Nethanyahu? FUCK THE EU!

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NASA wants you to help space mining corp strip mine the Solar System

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Alien

That picture

Looks like someone blew the whole Capitol building into space where it settled peacefully on an asteroid to forever orbit the sun with a bunch of vacuum-dried samples of mentally differently developed homo sapiens sapiens inside.

America Fuck Yeah!

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OpenSSL preps fix for mystery high severity hole

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Re: Welcome to software written in C

Exactly. And when you use stuff like Java, bugs (and security flaws of course) are a built-in feature, but unlike in C there's sod all the developer can do about it.

The problem ----> XXXX

Your head -------> o .... "waaah stop liking Java, it's shit!!"

Writing complex code in C in 2015 is quackery and incompetence. Or a manifestation of ego problems. Deal with it.

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'What don't we want? Robots. When don't we want them? Ever.' Anti-droid hipsters hit SXSW

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Mushroom

Just bulldozer them, Israeli style.

Time to go really brownshirt on these wannabe Butlerian Jihadis before someone decides he is the reincarnation of Unabomber and someone gets killed.

It's not like we don't have enough real problems hitting the fans. We don't need invented ones imagined by an idiot in need of publicity like Elon Musk and a few confused retards taking up a manufactured cause.

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Authy 2FA app popped by simple, secret, code

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#include <DolanDuck.h>

Sinatra dependency rack-protection

I suppose this is not something for women so why the hell is it a dependency on whatever authentication scheme is being implemented? What happened to straightforward simple shit that someone can understand and audit?

"Modern" programming: "Dependencies, dependencies, dependencies"?

With no checks.

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Pi(e) Day of the Century is upon us! Time to celebrate 3/14/15 in style, surely?

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pi and pie: pronounced in the same way in Amurrica

Wolfram added that there is plenty of confusion between pi and pie, given that they are pronounced in the same way.

What the hell is wring with people?

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Thanks a lot, Google, for snatching .dev for yourself. It's not like the rest of us wanted it

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The mission of this gTLD, .dev, is to provide a dedicated domain space in which Google can enact second-level domains specific to its projects in development.

Contents of .dev, circa 2020:

beta1.dev

foreverbeta.dev

ohnonotagain.dev

funnycoloredballs.dev

discontinued.dev

onyourownnow.dev

beta.dev

betabeta.dev

notevenalpha.dev

subbeta.dev

buggybeta.dev

worksbutoverysoonover.dev

nobodycares.dev

closedsoon.dev

funkydaygloproject.dev

betafoo.dev

betabar.dev

rebetaed.dev

justtakethesourcewedontcare.dev

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Wham! NASA claims 'picture-perfect' blast-off for tricky MAGNETIC EXPLOSIONS mission

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Magnetic reconnection occurs when magnetic fields connect, disconnect, and reconfigure explosively, releasing bursts of energy that can reach the order of billions of megatons of trinitrotoluene

Can anyone explain this? It is nice to say "magnetic fields disconnect" but this does not evoke anything of substance - magnetic field lines are always closed loops around electric currents. So should NASA rather be talking about the dual, currents in space (born by ion streams I imagine) that snake around wildly? And where do these billions of megatons go? I suppose, radio waves?

Researchers theorize that the principles of magnetic reconnection and the energy release they generate are a significant force throughout the universe including the acceleration of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.

Not in this solar system. Near supernovas and neutron stars, more like. And possibly inside cloistered chambers inhabited by politicians.

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BBC: We'll give FREE subpar-Raspberry-Pis to a million Brit schoolkids

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Re: Ha

I didnt realise the BBC had the power of stopping the UK falling as the Crimea did.

Err... hold on. The UK won the Crimean War, remember? Ok, there were some french and turkish allies, but still.

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Siri, you're fired: Microsoft Cortana's elbows into iOS, Android

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“The idea that she will be pervasive is important to us,” Ash said.

It is not a "she" and is Ash really an android?

Microsoft was accused of making a communications blunder and mishandling the situation.

I am sure the people responsible, once fired, will be happily taken up by the Obama administration and the State Depratment.

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Ark scoops £700m to host ALL UK.gov's data centre needs

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Re: They could have a problem

You just need to be too big to switch .... especially if you have peer connections.

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This ISN'T Net Neutrality. This is Net Google. This is Net Netflix – the FCC's new masters

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Re: So the FCC set up a fight between ...

Google/Netflix/Facebook aren't broadband operators

AFAIK, Google is infrastructure operator ideed

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US bares its net neutrality enforcement regime to world+dog

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Re: skip to page 321

I fail to see the funnyness? He's completely correct.

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Legalising London's bed-hopping economy is POINTLESS

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Still waiting for volume 4 of "Das Kapital" btw

clamping down on this practice may need to become a higher priority for local councils

Oh no people making money off paying customers, can't have that! Something must be DONE!

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Kaspersky claims to have found NSA's 'space station malware'

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Re: The beginning of the end for Windows

"MUST BE AT LEAST OF THIS HEIGHT TO STORM CASTLE"

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Re: This discovery is unfortunate

>> Russia's brutal and unacceptable imperialistic actions of recent days

You must not mistake "Red Dawn" for CNN regional news, Amurrican!

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Re: Even better idea.

Well, we do have Flask-based SELinux...

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Re: I don't care about the morality of it

Sure beats chilling out users because "muh budget has been cut" as I don't have a Keystone XL to the federal reserve.

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Re: Subeditor needed!

Popcorn, please. This will be worth watching.

But who watches whom?

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Re: Subeditor needed!

The subeditor is still repairing the diesel on the VIIIC. He will bee bakk later this month.

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Damn!

With these kind of skills ... An acceptable systemd could be developed!

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Does my star look big in this? Milky Way 50 per cent fatter than expected

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Re: Fatter than expected...

Online Higgs Bottoms dating?

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Work harder to stop online child abuse, MEPs tell EU states

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So is this ACTUALLY a MAJOR problem?

After all, there are regular reports about successful takedown operations.

Oh wait, it's election season. Never mind.

Now, about the problem of incinerating children in sandy lands via our well-endowed armed forces...

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Panda antivirus labels itself as malware, then borks EVERYTHING

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Re: i am amazed

Was then when they got a CFO?

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Excellent implementation of Advice Dog's advice about system32!

Carry on.

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Dark matter surveys turn up new satellites … orbiting the Milky Way

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Re: If dark matter exists

MOND is not a theory, just a fancy schoolboy trick of adding another term to the Newtonian equations of motion.

There might be something to it, but it's unlikely.

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Hurry up and just SLAP GOOGLE, MEPs fume at EU commish

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Three years of hard state employee work for NOTHING? Roman Salute Now!

Under fascism, all of this could have been avoided!

Decide today, implement this evening. That is fast, efficient and just.

With some luck, our newfound Ukrainian friends will teach us how to perform.

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Ban Minecraft? That's jive, Turkey!

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Trollface

It will only be days before someone builds a total Mohammed ...

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Stuxnet Redux: Microsoft patches Windows vuln left open for FIVE YEARS

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Technology is always changing, is that so?

"Microsoft released a comprehensive security fix in 2010 to address the vulnerability the Stuxnet virus exploited. As technology is always changing, so are the tactics and techniques of cybercriminals."

Not really to the point and sounds suspiciously like a politician trying to drown the latest scandal by stringing words together that at first reading nearly make sense but actually don't.

I wonder what the next excuse for another "easily access all areas" security "failure" will be.

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White House taxes Silicon Valley to skill-up American workers

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Be afraid: The government announces that it will "bring in" stuff!

Obama estimated that the government will bring in $100m by adding a charge onto the the H1-B

Frankly, he could get those 100m by looking under the lorry that leaves the Federal Reserve printshop on a daily basis.

I think the upper echelon really thinks people are utterly retarded. Oh wait, they are.

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MPs 'alarmed' by millions of mugshots on Brit cops' databases

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Re: Indiscriminate police surveillance

TOTALLY NOT IN A POLICE STATE!

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Never escape the boss again: Salesforce tracks down your best people any time, any place

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Re: Excuse me...

Well, you really have to ask yourself: Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

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I want to see bleeding eyes and noses in this room

Workload management softer refines these data flows

There is nothing more satisfying than softening up the salespeople in the early morning through workflow management. It's like being on the business end of a rolling 155mm howitzer barrage. And then the M1A1s come.

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Quantum computers have failed. So now for the science

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Re: Yet another tiresome attempt at banging the round peg of QM into a square, classical hole

Or this

You don’t get to replace the precise predictions of QM by slippery verbal reasons-why-you’re-not-yet-proven-wrong that change from one experiment to the next. Instead, you need to replace QM by an alternate mathematical theory that

(1) also describes anything that could possibly happen to a many-particle quantum system (not just one particular thing),

(2) agrees with all experiments that have already been done, but

(3) unlike QM, does not require an exponentially-large Hilbert space.

YOU HAD ONE JOB. "Quantum computers have failed. So now for the science" doesn't even manage to get the pants up.

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Re: Those Bell inequalities...

the idea that action might happen at a distance

Because "admitting" that will lead you to the interesting idea that action can happen backwards in time and fuck you up six ways to sunday (just change the reference frame), so you better let it drop. And then you do your experiments and find that your system under observation clerarly cannot have any classical state before you squirt the classical bits out of it (see this) and you have to move the paper-writing hidden variabilists, oil droplets and all, to the "fun but not really relevant" category. Like with the winners of the special olympics you politely applaud but you don't tell them they did something amazing or shed new light on stuff. Bohm was there, he tried and came up with a Rube Goldberg device which is just a conceptual clusterfuck, only to be in accord with experimental results. The Occam Hair Transplantation procedure, as it were.

Enough.

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Chewier than a slice of Pi: MIPS Creator CI20 development board

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Re: Friendlier than C

Pony juice!

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