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Comment Re:Modern Crypt Backdoored (Score 1) 91 91

No, because the key length of DES was public and thus people had no problem understanding what kind of effort and costs it would take to break it by using brute force. Once it was felt that that threshold was near, 3DES was strapped together and that one is still not reachable by any brute force machine the NSA has now or in the foreseeable future.

Comment Re: Systemd (Score 1) 110 110

That is not the same thing as "the developers are not listening to people", it's simply the open questions from the code reviewers that needs to be addressed if kdbus will have a chance of being included. I.e business as usual.

And of course the devs are hell-bent to get it included, when was the last time that you wrote kernel code without caring if it would be included or not?

Comment Re:Idiocy. Anyone have facebook photos? (Score 1) 77 77

And the chance of that being implemented correctly is what, 1%? Now obviously MasterCard probably is better at this than random app-devloper considering that they have to pay the people whose cards are hacked, but since it's a closed app we only can speculate.

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