And yet, as I point out, Apple has done it with iMessage. A lot of sites encrypt their traffic with SSL.
Both of these are surely compromised by the NSA by now. Certainly SSL is.
I think the real problem is one of standards.
That is a really good point. The move to closed systems is a disease that is killing the internet.
Oh and don't forget which OS it was that gave us heartbleed. Was it Windows? No no no no, was it OSX? No no nooo no, was it Linux? yeah yeah yeah yeah!
How does this utter shit get modded up to +4? Heartbleed is an OpenSSL bug. It's got jack to do with Linux (or any other OS). That is just the worst in the parent message. Everything else is misleading as well.
I come to
/. for the comments, but with the new Beta, I can't even see anything! It just says:
''Shazbot! We ran into some trouble getting the comments. Try again... na-nu, na-nu!
It seems like the "developers" need to take some advice from people who actually know what they are doing. I'm happy to help explain what graceful degradation means if they like...
prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom)
Yup, that's 2005 alright. Or even 2004 and 2003.
Hardly inspires confidence that they haven't updated the description in nearly a decade.
While the breathing and sleeping alerts will calm a lot of parents,
I would argue the opposite is more likely to happen. Most parents are not qualified to properly interpret these data, and over-monitoring can cause excessive anxiety and obsessive-compulsive tendencies.
How can you be sure that both other compilers don't have a parent compiler that is infected?
David A. Wheeler addresses this question in his dissertation.
"Today's robots are very primitive, capable of understanding only a few simple instructions such as 'go left', 'go right', and 'build car'." --John Sladek