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Comment: Re:Eh? (Score 4, Informative) 70

by hvm2hvm (#43819867) Attached to: Scanner Identifies Malware Strains, Could Be Future of AV
Not really, heuristic analysis means looking for specific patterns in code or other data. Things like the program setting himself to start at bootup while deleting itself from the initial run location and so on.

What this guys does is divide the code in small pieces and comparing those. The thing is I know for a fact that AVs today already do that so unless he has some really smart way of analyzing those "structures" his research is too late.

Disclaimer: I used to work at an AV company and actually I used to work on the part of the product that does exactly what this guys does.

Comment: Re:Success Seems Unlikely (Score 1) 94

by hvm2hvm (#42136621) Attached to: Notch Expands On 0x10c, Microsoft and Quantum Computing
I think it will be a great game. And if it's good enough that non-programmers will want to join it will get interesting because programmer will become the most important characters of the game. Everyone will need their help with programming and if something like trading programs for money/other stuff will be possible it might become really nice to play as a programmer.

Comment: Tag suggestion. (Score 1) 637

by hvm2hvm (#41971769) Attached to: Study Claims Human Intelligence Peaked Two To Six Millennia Ago
Duuuuh! We see this trend everyday, people refusing to think further than what the TV tells them to, people relying on safety measures and warning signs instead of common sense, people preferring to do mindless repetitive tasks instead of thinking of ways to improve their work/life.

Comment: Re:"Flaw" allows us to be tracked. (Score 1) 81

by hvm2hvm (#41610531) Attached to: Flaws Allow Every 3G Device To Be Tracked
Challenge accepted!

DeBeers, OPEC, all IT firms, all food/drinks chains
Zionists, Illuminati, jew conspiracy, mormon conspiracy
JFK inside job, 9/11 inside job, terrorism in general inside job
USA wants oil, europe is USA's bitch, USA doesn't care about selling out to china, Russia is too drunk to care
I dunno, I'm running out of shit to say but there you go

I'm not a journalist nor an anonymous coward so I guess I don't apply to your comment?

An Ada exception is when a routine gets in trouble and says 'Beam me up, Scotty'.