* Posts by keb

4 posts • joined 6 Sep 2016

Europe publishes 5G risk assessment; America scrawls ‘Huawei’ on the side of a nuke and goes for a ride

keb

Re: Don't Let 5G in the UK, it will fry you, or the chocolate in your pocket and honey bees too.

this is science based criticism and caution, not new age hype

Incoming... Trump! Notebook makers ramp production to avoid next tidal wave of US trade tariffs

keb

Taiwan isnt China

so why worry?

Years late to the SMB1-killing party, Samba finally dumps the unsafe file-sharing protocol version by default

keb
Meh

business copiers

Some of the large printers/copiers/scanners used by small offices (and commonly leased from 3rd parties with little or no config support) have SMB1 as a default scan to pc method. There are workarounds such as usb stick or email or ftp of course, but it takes a while to figure out why something that worked for 5 years suddenly doesnt. Users and techs like to blame it on Windows 10 updates, and they would be correct in this case.

Debian plugs Linux 'TCP snoop' bug

keb

It would not have not affected Tor that way, as a developer explains:

https://blog.patternsinthevoid.net/cve-2016-5696-and-its-effects-on-tor.html

Also the patch mentioned there fixes it.

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