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Comment: The FBI has already apprehended the culprits (Score 1, Funny) 64

by The FBI (#30991430) Attached to: Botnet Targets Web Sites With Junk SSL Connections

The FBI has apprehended the individuals responsible for the Pushdo botnet, but because the said individuals are minors, we have decided to file no charges if the said individuals apologized to everyone who had been negatively affected by the Pushdo botnet. Unfortunately, due to a typo, the said individuals issued a botnet command that is causing the botnet computers to keep trying to POST the following apology to the SSL port:

User-Agent: PushDo/1.0.1
Accept: */*
Content-type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-length: 1337

apology=We+apologize+for+any+inconvenience+our+childish+Pushdo+botnet+experiment+may+have+caused you.+Sincerely,+Billy+Pushman+and+Jimmy+Doe.

Comment: Re:Dr. Rabiei (Score 0) 367

by The FBI (#30987754) Attached to: Super Strong Metal Foam Discovered

Dr. Rabiei is Iranian:

Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei serves as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and as an Associate Faculty Member of Biomedical Engineering at NC State since Aug. 2000.

Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei received her Ph.D. in advanced materials at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan in 1997 within the area of mechanics and nondestructive evaluation of metal matrix composites.

Her prior working experience includes over 8 years of industrial experiences in materials science and processing including casting, welding and nondestructive testing. She received her B.S. from the Department of Metallurgy and Material Science at Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran in 1986. She worked at Harvard University as a post doctoral researcher from 1997 until 2000.

Comment: Re:From what I understand... (Score 0) 143

by The FBI (#30881166) Attached to: Surveillance Backdoor Enabled Chinese Gmail Attack?

PS: For some telecommunications equipment I actually know how the intercept interface works. Because I used to administer them, but now I'm going away on a long vacation at an undisclosed location. Don't worry about me if I should never post here or anywhere else again, I'll probably be too busy to use the Internet.

There, fixed that for you.

Comment: Re:Why does password strength matter? (Score 0) 499

by The FBI (#30845462) Attached to: Analysis of 32 Million Breached Passwords

Do you really think that the FBI is your greatest enemy online?


It is nice to think that you are enemy of the state nr 1 and that everybody cares about your secrets, but that's not the case. You should worry about phishers and other criminals, not about law enforcement.

I concur, you are absolutely right, Sir.

Comment: Re:VERY slow response (Score 0) 577

by The FBI (#30806078) Attached to: Police In Britain Arrest Man For Bomb-Threat Joke On Twitter

Now, I'm not the police, but I think that if I had access to a phone book of Doncaster, I could probably find the guy in a few hours. Given that he's 90% likely to have a drivers license, it's not like it'd make it any more difficult to find him.

How long do you think it would take to find you?

Comment: Totally inaccurate and unture (Score 2, Funny) 689

by The FBI (#30772028) Attached to: Obama Appointee Sunstein Favors Infiltrating Online Groups

For decades (1956-1971), the FBI under COINTELPRO focused on disrupting, marginalizing and neutralizing political dissidents, most notably the Black Panthers. More recently CENTCOM announced it would be engaging bloggers 'who are posting inaccurate or untrue information, as well as bloggers who are posting incomplete information.' In January 2009 the USAF released a flow-chart for 'counter-bloggers' to 'counter the people out there in the blogosphere who have negative opinions about the U.S. government and the Air Force.'"

The information above is totally inaccurate and untrue. You are advised to retract your statements and apologize, otherwise legal action will be brought against you. Thank you.

Have a nice day.

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