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Comment: Re:Is it just me... (Score 1) 516

by cs96and (#49135739) Attached to: Users Decry New Icon Look In Windows 10
> So, because you like the 256 color, flat, windows 3 style icons, everyone else is just opposing change? I never said that. All I said is I like the new icons. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, however I would say that people who refuse to use Windows 10 because of the icons are completely overreacting.

+ - NSA firmware may be on your hard drive->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Sensationalist headlines aside, Kaspersky has recently announced that they have discovered traces of spyware inside hard drive firmware from manufacturers such as Western Digital and Seagate. They said that they "...found personal computers in 30 countries infected with one or more of the spying programs, with the most infections seen in Iran, followed by Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Mali, Syria, Yemen and Algeria." While NSA spokespeople often cite having targets who deserve their attention, their widespread infection rate might drive one might think twice before granting internet access to a computer that contains any sort of sensitive information."
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Comment: CodeLite (Score 1) 1055

by cs96and (#28109669) Attached to: What Free IDE Do You Use? Its the only IDE I've ever found comfortable to use on Linux. Eclipse isn't designed for C++ and feels clunky as a result. Code::Blocks was OK, but seemed to have too many bugs to make it usable. CodeLite on the other hand is designed for C++ and I haven't encountered any major bugs preventing me from using it productively.

Comment: Mailinator (Score 2, Informative) 91

by cs96and (#16225963) Attached to: Helping Surfers Sidestep Site Registration
Whenever a site asks me to register before I can access content (and I don't mind my username/password being made public), I use You basically, and then head over to the site, type in your made up email address, and it shows you the last 5 (probably spam) messages it has received. Of course its totally unsecure (but that's sort of the point), so be careful what you use it for.

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