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Comment: Re:How? (Score 1) 83

by davester666 (#48627861) Attached to: Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware

On Windows 8.1, using IE [non-Metro], just visiting a website using the default configuration for security settings, lets it display the drivers that are installed, with version numbers, which presumably could also be uploaded to the server, without needing further interaction with the user [after clicking a link to go to that page].

You might as well just have the web browser directly publish the vulnerabilities...

Comment: Re:Home of the brave? (Score 1) 579

by davester666 (#48623537) Attached to: Top Five Theaters Won't Show "The Interview" Sony Cancels Release

"The group behind it isn't well-known but has delivered on recent smaller threats."

Except the 'recent smaller threats' are completely different, of the sending out email, posting torrents of private data.

To go, well, if they can successfully do that, they can also pull of some giant terrorist attack at a bunch of movie theatres is just stupid.

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