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Comment: Re:orly? (Score 1) 50

by drunk_punk (#49428701) Attached to: Anonabox Recalls Hundreds of Insecure 'Privacy' Routers

No. Security is hard. Security in any system is just that, systemic and it's pervasive! Hence, fixing a hard coded admin password and default OPEN WiFi network has, righlty so, scared the beejesus out of this company- prompting them to do a full security audit of the code (hopefully.)

If you can't do the "simple" security fixes, there are far, far, worse security concerns lurking underneath- or in accounting, or maybe the front door to the company has this hitch in it where it doesn't lock just right.

Comment: Re:Look around your home (Score 1) 117

...and who would even WANT a computer in their home?!

If you've ever purchased a house, you know as well as I that there are an assortment of parts for window shades, drawer pulls and knobs, or light fixture parts, that are made out of some plastic composite that are extremely difficult to source. But to be able to take a picture (or 3d panoramic vid, patent pending bitches). Now that really would be useful.

Comment: Re:it could have been an accident (Score 2) 737

by drunk_punk (#49345241) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident

i guess the door could have malfunctioned AND the copilot had a stroke

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The odds of a 28 year old stroking out are slim. But the problem here is probability. The statistical probability of, the copilot having a stroke, while either falling against a switch or a mechanical failure of a security door, at the same time (while not having numbers, or being a statistician, Hey, It's slashdot!) I would think would preclude anything but deliberate intention.

Comment: The issue? (Score 2) 55

shouldn't be trying to anticipate who's going to do what. Jesus, we can't stop DDOS attacks NOW! Network Intrusion detection and analysis is complex to the point of the arcane. This smells like a conveneint way to de-anonimize those pesky bitcoin trans. Because, hey, god forbid we should figure out a way to VOTE with those things.

Comment: Re:Libertarian karma (Score 1) 320

by drunk_punk (#49123145) Attached to: FedEx Won't Ship DIY Gunsmithing Machine

I don't have a probelm with FedEX not delivering a CNC mill. They can choose what kind of liability to accept, or not as the case may be. I don't have an issue with Cody and the DD folks selling CNC mills. I think the issue at hand is fedex claiming they will not be delivering this item under the pretense that it may or may not be illegal to put said mills into the hands of citizens. Which, of course it is legal to make firearms, for yourself. This is a total "We have NO BALLS to stand up for what we believe, so we'regoing to spread some FUD."

And this is what should be pissing everyone off...

Comment: Re:How is this even remotely legal? (Score 1) 192

by drunk_punk (#49094339) Attached to: How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
It isn't. It can't be. That being said we are talking about a black organization that operates with little to no oversight. Sue the NSA? I'd love to see how this would be accomplished! Ten to one it would get railroaded into some hidden court away from the public where you'd get a swat on the hands and a stern warning that your messing with National Security, terrorists, and `Merica.

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