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Comment: It takes offline brute-force to online brute-force (Score 1) 152

by allo (#49681283) Attached to: The Best Way To Protect Real Passwords: Create Fake Ones

now: crack the master password with five million guesses per second on your cluster
then: search the ten services with weakest security (as many guesses as you want), start to brute-force the generated passwords for random master-passwords until ones works with 10 services, which allow one (confirmed correct/incorrect) login in two seconds. And may inform you of the cracking attempt.

Comment: Re:Plasma Media Center (Score 1) 64

by allo (#49488945) Attached to: KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Brings Lot of Improvements

Sorry, but this is bullshit.
A recent windows or even osx features buttons, which are for example grey with black text on a lightgrey dialog, or colorful window decoration buttons, but without even a tiny 3D effect distinguishing them from the titlebar.

Even win95 had a gui, where a button were a button and not a rectangular area with a slightly different color.

Comment: Re:Off Site (Score 1) 446

I use harddrives, and often new ones, just because my data is growing.

Of course, there is little important data. But when i need to start sorting "important / unimportant", then it's easier to buy a bigger drive and backup just everything. Better than forgetting to sort something into the imporant category.

Some of my readers ask me what a "Serial Port" is. The answer is: I don't know. Is it some kind of wine you have with breakfast?

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