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Forum: Security News 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Cr00zng
In my view, the credibility is questionable at...

In my view, the credibility is questionable at best after they've got "snowed in". It's a matter of trust at this point...
Forum: News 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By Cr00zng
Like the article referenced in this thread,...

Like the article referenced in this thread, you're statement is misleading. Windows 8.0 is supported without a patch; it is 8.1 that will not be supported, if MS does not change that by May's patch...
Forum: News 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By Cr00zng
Threads like this certainly brings back memories...

Threads like this certainly brings back memories of how XP was first received (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/04/memory-lane-before-everyone-loved-windows-xp-they-hated-it/)...
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Forum: Security News 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Cr00zng
Isn't the recompile OpenSSL with...

Isn't the recompile OpenSSL with "-DOPENSSL_NO_HEARTBEATS" would eliminate this vulnerability? And if it does, why companies don't do that?
Forum: Security News 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Cr00zng
It is a known fact. [Link...

It is a known fact. [Link (http://techreport.com/news/26311/report-nsa-knew-about-heartbleed-bug-for-at-least-two-years)][/QUOTE]

Not exactly.

From your linked story:
"A recent story by...
Forum: Security News 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Cr00zng
The vulnerable version of OpenSSL was released...

The vulnerable version of OpenSSL was released about two years ego. Provided your router's firmware is older than two years and had not been updated, your router is not vulnerable to this bug....
Forum: Security News 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Cr00zng
Obvious, but the proper way to secure the SSL...

Obvious, but the proper way to secure the SSL site; generate new private/public keys and use it for the new SSL cert...

In addition to applying the OpenSSL patch.
Forum: News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Cr00zng
I agree with your "first rule", but... All...

I agree with your "first rule", but...

All Windows, including 8.x, installs with an account with admin rights, not just XP. Vista and later versions have added UAC to warn users of the pending...
Forum: Security News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Cr00zng
It's pretty ingenious way to do DDoS and being...

It's pretty ingenious way to do DDoS and being end user friendly at the same time. Friendly, as in not taking over the end user's machine and making it a zombie; close the browser and the "Drowser"...
Forum: Security News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Cr00zng
That just gives a new meaning to "getting burned...

That just gives a new meaning to "getting burned by the toaster.." :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:



+1...

Monitoring the population's internet activities are no longer sufficient for...
Forum: Security News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Cr00zng
The older versions of OpenSSL, still very much...

The older versions of OpenSSL, still very much prevalent, are not vulnerable. Unfortunately, there's no way knowing which version a given site has in place. Nor it is know which sites had been...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Cr00zng
And there's the reason why W7 style start menu...

And there's the reason why W7 style start menu will never be back on the desktop. At least directly from MS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Mar 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 45,575
Posted By Cr00zng
I mainly agree, but... I shutoff the...

I mainly agree, but...

I shutoff the powerstrip switch after the computer is shutdown, that effectively kills the power for the computer, monitor, speaker, external drive, and whatever plugged...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,814
Posted By Cr00zng
Might be so, but it is nice to have in the...

Might be so, but it is nice to have in the MacBook Pro. The faster the OS/programs start, the better it is. Especially when the price had come down to the level, where it's compatible to the high end...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2014
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,814
Posted By Cr00zng
I wasn't about "i..." part... ;)

I wasn't about "i..." part... ;)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,814
Posted By Cr00zng
The MBP is MacBook Pro (a laptop basically), the...

The MBP is MacBook Pro (a laptop basically), the MBK was a typo, and the PCI Flash, or more accurately PCIe Flash is SSD connected directly to the PCI interface of the computer. And Apple is Apple...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Cr00zng
Removable SSD drive...

The OCZ Vertex 3 SSD is a leftover from an upgrade and I was curious to test this StarTech internal/external enclosure:

Newegg.com - StarTech.com Removable 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Enclosure and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,814
Posted By Cr00zng
The 840 Pro is certainly a great SSD, but... ...

The 840 Pro is certainly a great SSD, but...

One thing that Apple did right for the MBP is to move the storage to PCI Flash:

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It is faster than any SSD and and in my view, the PCI...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Mar 2014
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,814
Posted By Cr00zng
Size does make a difference, but still... ...

Size does make a difference, but still...

Replaced this OCZ Vertex 3 128 GBs SSD:

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With Samsung 840 Pro 256 GBs SSD:

308515
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,412
Views: 39,743
Posted By Cr00zng
Windows 7 in Vmware Fusion on OSX, no boot camp...

Windows 7 in Vmware Fusion on OSX, no boot camp drivers; the only interesting line is the hard drive performance. The PCIe flashdrive is fast, even in the virtual machine:

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Forum: Security News 04 Dec 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Cr00zng
Sounds interesting, but... Wouldn't the...

Sounds interesting, but...

Wouldn't the computer need a microphone that can hear "inaudible audio signals"? The average microphone that you can get is around 40Hz - 18kHz at best, pretty much the...
Forum: Security News 30 Nov 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Cr00zng
Quote from the link referenced: As...

Quote from the link referenced:



As standard forensic procedure, the disk is imaged and in this case, it was wiped. The analyst has started to work on the image and then moved to the server....
Forum: Security News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Cr00zng
Thanks Brink... The Microsoft Safety...

Thanks Brink...

The Microsoft Safety Scanner is an interesting tool, that by no means is small at 90 MBs. It detected that I've modified my hosts file and reset the content to default, since I've...
Forum: Security News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Cr00zng
More or less, depending on one's view...

More or less, depending on one's view...
Forum: Security News 27 Nov 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Cr00zng
I am not sure why the outburst? Windows 8.x has...

I am not sure why the outburst? Windows 8.x has been doing for awhile now with the Bing app/search charm. I haven't seen complaining about MS; LG is just following Microsoft's lead...
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