* Posts by Koios

6 posts • joined 19 Mar 2012

Foxconn won't sue over fabricated radio brickbats

Koios
Devil

Damages

To win any money they would have to prove damages, in this case that their reputation was ruined.

Everyone already knew what kind of operation they ran. QED

google.com/search?hl=en&gl=us&tbm=nws&q=Foxconn

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'Fileless' malware installs into RAM

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Re: Ahhh!

RTFA. It used a Java exploit.

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Re: Bah!

Java is freaking everywhere in Enterprise. And you know why? Even though it is shite in so many ways it is easy to learn. Thus when you have damn near every CompSci grad and half the population of India with a basic knowledge of the language you can get by with paying crap wages to your coder drones.

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Re: OS X Vulnerable?

This particular exploit would fail ... however a Mac with Java installed could be vulnerable to a Java exploit with a payload designed for a Mac.

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Patching

I think it shows what absolute shite most people's patching habits are when a super slick piece of malware that doesn't drop any files to disk can be mated to a year old exploit and still be sucessful.

This isn't a Windows/Mac/Oracle fail. It's a People fail.

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China's police ignore real name rules ... so far

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Damn Commies

"They will not have the problems of Internet trolls or cyber bullying."

If the US/UK/OZ/CAN had passed a law like this the boards would be exploding right now with commentards ranting (rightly so) about the downfall of civilization and the erosion of liberties.

When China does it, it is balanced as a way to keep 'cyber bullying' down.

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