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Comment Re:Really? (Score 2) 48

Does not help. Linux is making competent people a lot saver, but it will do nothing for incompetent ones, unless they are willing to pay for professional system administration. The difference is that even with professional system administration, Windows remains a problem, while Linux is not. But without it, they are both insecure.

Comment Re:Where was the CIA, FBI and NSA... (Score 1) 294

Indeed. And as the population is even dumber than usual (because they are kept in fear), nobody notices that forensics has no preventative value whatsoever and does make nobody any more secure. The problem is that forensics can also be used to discredit people. Example: Have a presidential candidate that want to cut NSA or CIA funding? Just see what you can dig up on them, and there always will be something.

Comment Re:Some people don't understand the word "former" (Score 1) 294

You reasoning is faulty. This is not intelligence tactics. This is PR. (Also, I do not hold a security clearance, so I can post whatever my pertaining observations are, unlike the about 5 million US citizens that have been muzzled that way...)

It works like this: Have a known former employee or close associate to who you maintain close ties spread some information or statement. Most people will see it as coming from you, but if it causes a stir, it will just be their "private opinion".

Some people have a great ambition: to build something that will last, at least until they've finished building it.