472 posts • joined 12 Jul 2012
Why does a bomb disguised as a laptop be safer in the baggage hold than cabin?
...because it can't be used to open the cockpit door.
Reading this made me want to break something.
Have a downvote.
Re: Isn't it their job?
I guess there's a difference, albeit subtle, between security services monitoring communications to ensure elections are fought fairly without external influence, and, monitoring on behalf of a political opponent to give an advantage.
...where kernel vulnerabilities to allow privilege escalation come as standard
Quite. Hence the obvious sarcasm, which if you missed initially, should have been clearly sign-posted by the "I'll get my coat".
You appear to have sadly missed both.
'Secured' would be a better antonym...
Should have used Windows...
These (information networks) are controlled by: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, IBM.
Choose your faction...(wisely)
Popcorn on order. Can't wait to watch the media wake from their wet dream to see this guy being charged with hacking US democracy. I'd also take a small bet that after being put away for 20 million life sentences, to be served consecutively, he will get a presidential pardon when trump leaves office in 4 years.
...I found it really useful
"...Google and Mozy have promised not to screw over their British consumer cloud customers"
Seems believable on past evidence.
"Google users trust our systems to help them with important decisions: medical, financial and many others. Our search results are the best we know how to produce. They are unbiased and objective, and we do not accept payment for them or for inclusion or more frequent updating. We also display advertising, which we work hard to make relevant, and we label it clearly" - Google Inc.
Who gets the retaliation?
The difficulty of course is that a lot of these hacking groups are international and also, inconveniently, 'for hire' by practically anyone. Identifying the enemy is largely in the hands of the enemy as to who they want the finger pointed at.
I anticipated an expedited trial, shortly followed by the appearance of three new inductees to the Irish Times Rich List...
The gravy train rolls on...
"81 million websites turned up 29,632 infected web pages"
Didn't look hard enough.
Every time this guy opens his mouth on TV I want to break something. Typical clueless economist presiding over something that they cannot possibly understand to the requisite level.
About half a days interest on the amount stolen. Seems about right for European justice.
I guess the state actors are busy trying to figure out how to bring down our critical infrastructure rather than interrupting an episode on Netflix for an hour or two...
Perhaps run it on all of the Apple vs. $WORLD patent suits and see how accurately it would have predicted the inevitable outcomes...
Think I've found the problem....
.."default username & password"........
So a similar sentence for arms trading and female circumcision. Seems proportionate...
Given that the cost of a degree for UK students is now roughly £50k, and about double that for an international student, this just seems like good business for the Universities. I suppose it sounds a little less greedy if you do it whilst jumping to board the gloomy-Brexit bandwagon...
Fancy coming up for coffee?
I can't see that conversation ending well...
That average seems pretty low. They always seem to cost a whole lot more when it actually comes to sentencing the disillusioned kid still hiding underneath the bed.
Not sure attributing the cost of plugging a hole that shouldn't have been there in the first place, is entirely fair.
It monitored the world's internet traffic to try and catch sight of the tools...
And what did they do after lunch...
"Probably an astoundingly stupid idea"...
Think i've found the problem...
"...double-dealing that many suspected occurred in the non-profit organization.."
I'm guessing with enough money I would be able to get a 10Mbps line cabled into to nearly every household now. How does this 'right' convert to affordability for every household?
“at least 2,315 data breaches”
...and these are the ones that got caught.
Re: And the house of lords?
"The EU is far more democratic than Her Maj's government" -
You cannot be serious.
The EU laws are decided upon and drawn up by an unelected council. The elected members only get to vote on whether it passes or fails (they might have a right to amend, I'm not sure).
But given that they are all career politicians (at best), looking for a notch up the ladder of the bourgeoisie, nothing ever gets rejected.
So no, it's the opposite of democratic in practice when it comes to legislation.
Neither was it democratic for the EU council to insist on the removal of the greek prime minister during the financial issues, and instead replaced him with one of their own people without a democratic election.
It also wasn't particularly democratic to ignore several countries "NO" to the very first nation state referendums on the Lisbon Treaty, and bring it in via the back door anyway. Not to mention that all of the UK ever voted for was a single market. And on the back of that 'vote', we've been signed up to the European Court of Human Rights with no control over the majority of the laws imposed upon us, and are (were?) on a course for 'ever increasing political and fiscal union', with Germany apparently in control of pretty much everything.
This is not democracy.
From another angle...
It cannot be the case that a referendum which claims to determine the future of x, does not in fact have any actual power to do so; instead relying on a vote elsewhere involving circa 400 people to mirror the public opinion.
Not a legal argument, but put simply, there would and should be an uprising if this proved to be the position.
Re: I don't see why not.
Should have upgraded to Windows 10...
Their behaviour is sickening, and the failure of the law to recognise this is just as bad.
"...he neglected to pay the fees for the submission, and it was declared abandoned..."
Best of luck with your watertight lawsuit against these litigious lightweights
Taking the proverbial...
For every disease there is a cure that's 10x worse.
Yes but can this one kill CL4P TRAP?
...an intellectual challenge defence is being prepared...
Wonder how well the true results stack up against the rest of the industry, given what we know for VW's design and build quality generally. I doubt there's a manufacturer out there who are not doing exactly the same, and if so, it's fairly inconceivable to think that the testers/regulators were not complicit. Either that or they are a complete bunch of drooling retards. I'll do them the favour of assuming that instead they're simply corrupt.
Re: Bolt for Free ?
Horse bolted door?
That's about all that can be made...
140 companies comprised the UEFI
cartel consortium apparently.
The future of healthcare is heavily weighted towards prevention and early identification, with our personal data key to any deep machine learning that might help along the way...
On the basis that I couldn't mindlessly slaughter zombies on my PS4 over the Christmas break, I say let the guy hang. Seems proportionate.
As an aside, didn't I see somewhere that Sony's security contractors told the court that this had cost them over £100k?! So kid finds gaping hole; security company incurs costs fixing the hole that should already be fixed, and then uses this amount ("as damages") to try and seek a harsher punishment in court?! wtf.
We might get a picture of dinosaurs on an Ark after all...
Re: Cheque $12,500 USD
It is an insultingly poor gesture given the number of testicles saved from the chop by such a find. Would it really hurt Farcebook that much to stick a zero on the end and give the odd bug-finder a jackpot commensurate with what Farcebook developers earn when writing these bugs?
Re: Say what you want about Apple's walled garden...
"And the recent iPhone malware makes me glad I own a Windows Phone!"
Quote of the day
Re: So Stupid
"Stupid is the one who is _BUYING IT_"
And who gets the stupid hat when not-a-single-person buys it?
Re: Can somebody Explain
It means jobs are going.
Lancelot: I need your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle.
Dale Winton: You forgot to say please...
Re: @dan1980 ..... it's sad when the default position has to be "don't trust anyone"."
He who sticks his nose into a beehive can expect more than a nostril full of honey...
Re: Try Vote for Policies
Any what, exactly, has a manifesto to do with the decisions that those elected to power actually end up taking. A general election is simply a measure of who can sell the biggest story to a gullible population.