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Forum: Security News 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 706
Posted By Cr00zng
The full report, that describes the details of...

The full report, that describes the details of the testing, does give some advice albeit indirectly, quote:

If you haven't been doing the updates, this quote should convince you to do so. It is...
Forum: Security News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Cr00zng
This all started with STUXNET, a least as far as...

This all started with STUXNET, a least as far as I know, that opened a can of worms... pun intended.

It was just a matter of time hackers get a hold of the "goodies" that the government paid for....
Forum: Security News 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Cr00zng
It's not fair to blondes, but... Ever...

It's not fair to blondes, but...

Ever wonder why the blondes have whiteout on their computer monitor?
They were told to correct spelling mistakes...
Forum: Security News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Cr00zng
Exactly, here goes the 56-bit password or...

Exactly, here goes the 56-bit password or pass-phrase in no time flat...

The research does not mention how long it took the subjects to forget the password... :roflmao::roflmao:
Forum: Security News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Cr00zng
Just taking down the network doesn't really do...

Just taking down the network doesn't really do much, it's just a bump in the operation for the administrators. I'd rather see them in jail, with the sign on the back that says "I stole your relatives...
Forum: Security News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Cr00zng
The article doesn't mention that the mastermind...

The article doesn't mention that the mastermind and his/her developers/system admins behind Shylock had been arrested, just talks about the servers, DNS records, etc. In which case, how long will it...
Forum: Security News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Cr00zng
Cyberwarfare, you never know who is in control...

A 5 part web series, all about cyberwarfare, with some interesting stats for exploit types:

325519

If this doesn't convince people to keep their applications and the OS up to date, nothing...
Forum: Security News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Cr00zng
The "kill switch" had been part of windows, well,...

The "kill switch" had been part of windows, well, ever since... It used to be called "BSOD"...:roflmao:
Forum: Security News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Cr00zng
For that matter... The IoT stuff relies on...

For that matter...

The IoT stuff relies on the IP/Wi-Fi that had not been and still not ready for "Prime Time", but that didn't stop IP/Wi-Fi from being released "into the Wild".

There's no...
Forum: Security News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Cr00zng
The states appetite for malware sprung up new...

The states appetite for malware sprung up new businesses, that sell zero-day exploits at a price that we could not afford. How this can be a legitimate business is beyond me...

While the states...
Forum: Security News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Cr00zng
So, a state developed and/or purchased malware...

So, a state developed and/or purchased malware gets into the wild and hackers get their paws on it and use the "excellent" code. You paid for it via your tax dollars and now, it's the hackers turn to...
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Cr00zng
Quote from the "Source": That's slick and...

Quote from the "Source":

That's slick and suggest possible solutions, at least on the surface, block installation of drivers with known vulnerabilities. Oh wait, we could never install drivers...
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Cr00zng
While I contest your accusation that I "called...

While I contest your accusation that I "called people names", I did fully intend for my writing to come off as harsh. Beating around this particular bush has been done for years and, frankly, we...
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Cr00zng
I respect your view on the subject and we seem to...

I respect your view on the subject and we seem to agree to disagree...

Most people run applications and you're correct, that they'd care less on what platform.



While the car analogy isn't...
Forum: Security News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Cr00zng
That's a bit on the harsh side calling people...

That's a bit on the harsh side calling people names based on their computing habits. With the level of sophistication that the malware has nowadays and the lack of reasonable technology to protect...
Forum: Security News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Cr00zng
Um, why would government employees behave...

Um, why would government employees behave differently from corporate employees, home users, etc? For most people, computers are tools and all they care about are programs, that includes an email...
Forum: Security News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Cr00zng
Well, corporation may be recognized as an...

Well, corporation may be recognized as an individual in the eyes of the law and as such, it is entitled to exercise certain rights under the common laws and US Constitution.

I am all for adding...
Forum: News 13 Jun 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By Cr00zng
The light travels at the speed of ~300,000 Km/s...

The light travels at the speed of ~300,000 Km/s in vacuum; however, in the case of fiber connection, it "only" travels at the speed of ~200,000 Km/s. The reduced speed is due to "fiber is glass and...
Forum: Security News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Cr00zng
As oppose to iCrapped? :rolleyes: ...

As oppose to iCrapped? :rolleyes:

Interesting article on the subject:

Ars tests Internet surveillance?by spying on an NPR reporter | Ars Technica...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By Cr00zng
The S/370, 390, and now z/OS are pretty much the...

The S/370, 390, and now z/OS are pretty much the same from the memory management's perspective. In another word, it is still kernel controlled that includes enforcing the memory boundaries. The...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By Cr00zng
While the kernel does manage memory addresses for...

While the kernel does manage memory addresses for applications, the actual memory size and what's written there is controlled by the application in question. The kernel basically allocates the memory...
Forum: Security News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Cr00zng
It's been below zero for a good while by now and...

It's been below zero for a good while by now and it's probably -20 or less by now...:sarc:
Forum: Security News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Cr00zng
Quote from the referenced link: That's just...

Quote from the referenced link:

That's just great... These groups can bypass the latest security technologies, never mind the "old and trusted" AV... What are the chances for people, who just rely...
Forum: Security News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Cr00zng
I guess the researchers in the article had...

I guess the researchers in the article had counted on that... ;)

Let me put it this way in my non-native language...;) Programming language version changes are generally optimizations, new...
Forum: Security News 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Cr00zng
Let me get something straight.... ...

Let me get something straight....



These functions are part of the Windows SDK libraries for developers and not actual API calls in the OS. The purpose of these to provide routines for...
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