* Posts by razorfishsl

885 posts • joined 27 Feb 2014

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Biden expands Chinese tech and military blocklist to 59 companies

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Re: Guess what we found!

No becasue the report will be "secret"

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He needs to add "fs" to that list......

who are taking over from Hua wei.....

Deadline draws near to avoid auto-joining Amazon's mesh network Sidewalk

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Re: I wonder if...

it is very very hard at higher frequencies.

at about 1GHZ it's close to 1cm for a wave length.

the issue is that anything more than a 1CM gap allows higher frequencies in.

so air holes are out....

Generally metalised plastics do very well....

be 100% clear that unless your phone is "off" you are not off.

also "off" is not a physical state, it is a computer coded state that operates some mode inside the phone.

and as such can easily be bypasses to be "on".

the only real way is to remove the phone battery...... but strangely that's not an option any more......

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Yep but most of this shit is going to backfire spectacularly.....

WE were doing "Bag tracking" devices exactly the same as the apple "tile" credit card sized crap

it's an off the shelf product.

but then the Samsung .... let's burn the phones fiasco started & airlines banned the tech.

so all the bag tags with lithium batteries was banned, and now they are trying to re-introduce the tech.

China says its first Mars rover Zhurong has landed on the Red Planet

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You can bet it is there to leach off NASA signals.....

Bill to protect UK against harmful foreign investment becomes law

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Yep.... like you KNOW Apple are behind this with their lobbying.......

The time for this law was BEFORE ARM was sold to Chinese investors.......(go look into who & what REALLY owns ARM....)

Pentagon confirms footage of three strange craft taken by the Navy are UFOs (no, that doesn't mean they're aliens)

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and in some small office in the USSR. there are 3 guys laughing thier tits off....

That their China made drone with LED lighting fucked up a billion $ organization....

Spy agency GCHQ told me Gmail's more secure than Microsoft 365, insists British MP as facepalming security bods tell him to zip it

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Both are exploitable.......

I wrote to google in 2011 about an exploit I found in gmail....

month later they replied back that , whilst it worked... Gmail was performing within spec....

As far as i know...it's still there....

1Password targets developers with Secrets Automation, acquisition of SecretHub

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1password

used to be good.......

you could have the standalone app and pay for upgrades...

Then they decided to fuck everyone and shove a money hose up your ass.

Converted it to a "cloud version" and started charging monthly,......

WTF would you want all your highly confidential p.w stored in the cloud?

THEN it leaked that the P.W were not actually protected..... when the app loads it totally decrypts all the p.w & stores them in memory.....

but that was spun...... to "it's highly unlikely that the p.w can be recovered in their un- encrypted state..."

UK reseller sues Microsoft for £270m in damages claiming prohibitive contracts choke off surplus Office licence supplies

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There is a complete "rip off" made by a Chinese software company called kingsoft

problem is...... you are replacing MS with perhaps a worse vendor...

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Re: Sympathy?

They do the same with fonts....

recently we found old documents had huge sections of empty areas....

so our old pdf/ stored document archive is basically useless...

No, no, let's hear this out, says judge waving away Apple's attempt to kill MacBook Pro Flexgate lawsuit

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No one has actually asked WHY Apple keep making products that keep failing for strange reasons.

when you have ultra reliable components in a product from known manufacturers, how else are you going to build in obsolescence?

Ah that's right...... start making your own CPU & silicon.... Trip back to 94 anyone ?

Red Hat pulls Free Software Foundation funding over Richard Stallman's return

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If people are not careful , the likes of Google, Microsoft & Facebook.. will own opensource within a few years. (they are already on most of the controlling "boards")

Because if you don't check the fascist left woke check box , u ain't never gonna be involved in the process of anything...

It's already started with the removal & policing of language in software, these clowns are forcing their views on the world and that is what fascists do,....

OVH says burned data centre’s UPS, batteries, fuses in the hands of insurers and police

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once you have a fire, all the equipment is useless due to the smoke damage.

Since the smoke is acidic, it eats at the internal components

GitHub bug briefly gave valid authenticated session cookies to wrong users

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now move the decimal place by the number of users....

I haven't bought new pants for years, why do I have to keep buying new PCs?

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Apple have started locking the OS down.

you can no longer install previous versions, an if you think keeping an "old" version will work...

they lock, plus they have key components stored on the apple servers.

enforced upgrades...

Malware attack that crippled Mumbai's power system came from China, claims infosec intel outfit Recorded Future

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Re: Christ, what assholes

yep... but so what?

what are you going to do about it?

nothing.......

This is why "God" was invented... so that people could right the wrongs that were beyond their control or at least believe that they would get theirs in the after life.

Ever felt that a few big tech companies are following you around the internet? That's because ... they are

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you want to run it against the daily-mail in the UK...

as many as 80-100 for other trackers....

Linux Mint users in hot water for being slow with security updates, running old versions

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Updating by default is just lazy IT.

It is also very risky and can easily totally destroy a critical system.

Just try it with tomcat & a background database....

go try it with postgresql....., sometimes there is more to it than just shoving in some new updated code.

Intel sues former staffer for allegedly stealing Xeon cloud secrets in USB drives and exploiting info at Microsoft

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Hardly........

"impressive" forensics.......

GLPI & the fusion-inventory engine tracks all drives + serial numbers plugged into computers....

It even pulls manufacturers data..

As does "bit defender" cloud.... these are hardly "expensive" products....

once you have this info, it's just a simple action of cross-referencing what files were downloaded to the machine during that time.

you have gone from tens of thousands of employees to a single employee.... in two steps.

I worry when a top level rag is impressed by even the most rudimentary low level Software products...., what's next?

Firefox 85 crumbles cache-abusing supercookies with potent partitioning powers

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The image tagging has been in use since about 2008,

Why have they only decided to do something about it now?

Facebook was the biggest user of the tech... via their off site links back to face book.

each website has a link which serves a tagged image from FB to the users browser.

Singapore changes the rules and will now use COVID-19 contact-tracing app data in criminal cases

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Singapore is basically a dictatorship

File format conversion crisis delayed attempt to challenge US presidential election result

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The real question of course is

WHY THE FUCK are businesses with client Attorney privalage putting documents into google doc.

Red Hat defends its CentOS decision, claims Stream version can cover '95% of current user workloads'

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no... they announced a "let's talk ourselves to death" session

quote:

"There is no ETA for a release. "

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it's things like this that will kill Linux

Boffins from China push quantum computing envelope for 'supremacy' in emerging photon field

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That is a fantasy.....

Since it was NOT a unified country but a group of countries that were brought together....

Not to mention that if it is so ahead of its time.. why does it still not have decent roads or a decent sewerage system?

Even the Romans managed that in a much shorter time......

So stop drinking the communist cool aid and start thinking for yourself....

CodeWeavers' CrossOver ran 32-bit Windows Intel binary on macOS on Arm CPU emulating x86 – and nobody died

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Just "jumping on the band wagon"

There are a MULTITUDE of programs that wont run under whine in the best case

many of those that do have maybe 70-90 % functionality.

There are rumors that "hello world" program can run with 100% compatibility....

but it has yet to be proved.

Trump fires cybersecurity boss Chris Krebs for doing his job: Securing the election and telling the truth about it

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yep..

Just the voting machines were from a Venezuelan company...

CERT/CC: 'Sensational' bug names spark fear, hype – so we'll give flaws our own labels... like Suggestive Bunny

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Be prepared for bugs called

"fuck me" , "fuck you",

which might make congress a WAY more interesting place to watch.......

H2? Oh! New water-splitting technique pushes progress of green hydrogen

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For a very short time... then you are dead.

since it builds up in your body.....

Devs strung up about .NET 5.0 string changes that may break working code are told: It's not a bug, it's a feature

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Re: To be fair to everyone else

MS going WOKE......

The strings have aright to be acknowledged as having differences defined by themselves......

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MS doing exactly what MS does.......

Destroy existing systems & user productivity...... because.....

Microsoft to rethink crash-prone Visual Studio extension model, shift towards cloud

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MS can barely keep their own 365 shit under control in the cloud....

now they want to force IDE based development into the cloud?

If you want to practice writing exploits and worms, there's a big hijacking hole in SonicWall firewall VPNs

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Yep... well..

I can go one better than all this.....

I had been warning sonicwall for months that there was something "going on" with their firewalls, i had seen a " leveraged" attack against the back end to extract the config files via an embedded URL....

Even had it in the admin log, it stated failed.. but then again it does not show it as successful in the log if it works... had an ticket filed

Their attitude was piss poor even dismissive, then a couple of days after that, there was an attack that completely reset & cleared the firewalls, logs and all

again ... dismissive becasue they wanted logs to prove it.

at one point I had over 28,000 ip addresses from Russian "military" bases targeting our kit.

And so here we are...

Oh... and the "work from home " SSL VPN" was NOT enabled...

Apple's T2 custom secure boot chip is not only insecure, it cannot be fixed without replacing the silicon

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This aint the first time Apple dropped the ball, they think they are experts in every field.

and now they have millions of products with "hard" backdoors......

What is it about McDonald's, cultural black holes, and not being able to make tech work?

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I have seen inside one of these units.....

ant it is not a surprise....

Microsoft to charge $200 for 32 GPU cores, sliver of CPU clockspeed, 6GB RAM, 512GB SSD... and a Blu-Ray player

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Ill raise you Manic miner on the C16 with 16 kb ram and a 23 minute load time.....

Adtech's bogeymen are tracking everything - even your web visits to mental health charities, claim campaigners

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Which is why I never visit or give money to these ass clowns....

US ponders tech export ban on SMIC, China's biggest chipmaker

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SMIC have a record of "cloning" other peoples chip designs........

Mainly for the mass market chip supply lines.

There can be only one: Visual Studio Codespaces 'consolidating' into GitHub Codespaces

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Yep... becasue everyone is a "programmer"

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MS wasting hundreds of thousands of other peoples productive man hours yet again

Wrap it before you tap it? No, say Linux developers: 'GPL condom' for Nvidia driver is laughed out of the kernel

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Yes there is...

the contents of the driver give away tech to competitors and other countries.

That said, there are bigger threats to the Kernel & Linux, al lteh back room dealings wher MS and other scumbag companies are slowly inserting themselves into the boards that work on linux development.

MS just figured it can set the agenda and get it's development for free.

Huawei mobile mast installed next to secret MI5 data centre in London has 7 years to do whatever it is Huawei does

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Who writes this crap?

MI5 tapping into a phone mast?

That's like plugging into a local locked and VLANED switch, when you have the option to connect directly to the orgs external data connections.

Relying on plain-text email is a 'barrier to entry' for kernel development, says Linux Foundation board member

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TEAMS might be fine in the US... but it is having MASSIVE problems in other areas of the world.....

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MS further leveraging GITHUB to use their product range.

Every single aspect of linux is having MS shove its gigantic member inside....

Engineer admits he wiped 456 Cisco WebEx VMs from AWS after leaving the biz, derailed 16,000 Teams accounts

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I'm dealing with this situation at the moment.

An out of control admin , causing havoc in the network...

I want him GONE & passwords changed.

managements comment .... just work it out with him....

Hidden Windows Terminal goodies to check out: Retro mode that emulates blurry CRT display – and more

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Slowly trying to monitorise Linux....

Breaching China's Great Firewall is hard. Pushing packets faster than 1Mbps once through is the Boss Fight

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It is simple......

The carriers get paid a FIXED amount for adsl and other such bullshit, but for mobile they get to charge for the data...

That's why you see 40Gb fiber to their mast head controllers, but are lucky if you can get a 100mb line fitted into the factory below the mast equipment...

Then you have the situation where mobile data is packet switched between ultra modern infrastructure, where as house hold & factory kit is usually plugged into half assed rack equipment at the ISP...

Also he is incorrect in this statment:

“all packet types share the same packet loss — TCP, UDP and ICMP don’t have noticeable differences."

this is completely incorrect.. and can be proved by changing the packet size...,

There are "fixes" to ensure the network looks faster than it is...

Docker shocker: Cash-strapped container crew threatens to delete 4.5 petabytes of unloved images

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People these days think they are owed a free living....

it costs money to feed & cool those data stores.....

China requires gamers to reveal real names and map them to frag-tastic IDs

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This is NOT new........it has been in place for YEARS.

you will see this when you see a game like "RUST" where the players have numbers for names

Previously it was their phone number, but that don't work if they change the phone.....

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