* Posts by Alex

3 posts • joined 27 Feb 2008

Comcast mulls overage fees for bandwidth lovers

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At last someone's making sense!

Perish the thought that people using more bandwidth would have to pay more money for the service!

Terrorist robots dissected - anatomy of a scare

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If it was about terrorism

The UAV wouldn't have to actually carry any payload more dangerous than perfume. Fly a robotic aircraft through a crowded downtown during lunchtime, spraying perfume on the populace.

What laws would you break? What effect would you have on the people? The return on investment would be worth the effort, if instilling fear was the aim of the game.

The message, "you are not safe anywhere." Just get the people wondering... "this time is was just perfume, what could it be next time?"

Bitlocker hack is easily prevented, Microsoft says


No demonstration

Humphries did not demonstrate anything. He's making a sales pitch. His advice does nothing to address the issue of the RAM being removed from the targetted computer and installed in another.

The only way to address the issue is to turn off (not sleep) the computer at least 10 minutes before it gets stolen. If the OS will not write the encryption key to disk when it hibernates, you can resort to hibernating at least 10 minutes before the computer gets stolen.

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