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Comment: Re:Obligatory reminder that an alternative exists (Score 2) 97

by Desler (#48896377) Attached to: OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released

If this doesn't need some way to ensure that I really connect with it instead of an intercepting mitm that injects its own version, what does?

In what universe do you live in that SSL prevents a MITM attack? MITM attacks exist in order to allow an attacker to monitor and modify your supposedly "secure" connections. You ensure that what you downloaded is what you meant to download by using the signify utility as mentioned on the page and verify that the package you download was signed by the OpenSSL devs.

Comment: Re:who cares? (Score 1) 101

by Desler (#48492949) Attached to: Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition

That's funny, I didn't realize that programs such as Autocad, Autodesk Sketchbook, Pixelmator, Adobe Lightroom, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pinnacle Studio, etc. were for consuming content. They seem to be for creating content to me. That isn't even scratching the surface of all the content creation apps that exist for iOS.

Comment: Re:FUCK SAKE! It was NEVER anonymous (Score 1) 115

by Desler (#48471401) Attached to: Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous After All

IP address != person

Maybe in less than 1% of cases. All the rest of the time, the only one using the IP address is the person who pays for the internet access.

So it's reasonable anonymous if you consider your identity.

It's only reasonable if you think shoving your head in the sand gives you reasonably anonymity.

Comment: Re:Money how? (Score 1) 120

by Desler (#48470951) Attached to: BlackBerry Will Buy Your iPhone For $550

Their product was only "better" because their competitors at the time only had crap products. Not to mention that smartphones were a tiny niche product during the heyday of the BlackBerry. The global sales of smartphones during that time was about 1/20th of what they are now. It's easy to be the biggest fish when the pond is small.

Hacking's just another word for nothing left to kludge.