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Comment Re:Remember TEMPEST? (Score 2) 264 264

In practice though, I though GPG was used to encrypt a randomly generated AES key, because symmetric ciphers are much faster than most asymmetric ones. There's no way to conduct a chosen plaintext attack, because the plaintext is a tiny fragment of random data with no particular significance.

Comment Re:Reality is not FUD (Score 1) 331 331

I don't. Every time I open an app on my phone, it has a non-negligible probability of causing some other app from being evicted from memory. Web pages seem to be mostly immune to this problem. I tried several different Reddit apps, but I always end up going back to browsing Reddit with Firefox, because it's so much less of a hassle to pop open another tab and look something up on google or Wikipedia.

Comment Re:If you don't like metro... (Score 1) 800 800

it takes approximately 1 second longer to resume from hibernate than from sleep

Are you sure it's actually resuming from hibernation and not hybrid suspend? Even with a fast SSD, reading a moderately sized memory dump back in could take more than 10 seconds.

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten