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Comment: Laugh (Score 1, Insightful) 93

by koan (#49276035) Attached to: Ex-NSA Researcher Claims That DLL-Style Attacks Work Just Fine On OS X

renders Apple's OSX operating system just as vulnerable to exploitation as Windows has been

Another arrow for my quiver, and I get to say I told you so.

Shit has always been insecure, remember? It relied on the fact almost no one used Apple "security through obscurity".

Comment: Scenario (Score 4, Interesting) 129

by koan (#49233331) Attached to: New Evidence Strengthens NSA Ties To Equation Group Malware

Hypothetical Scenario: I work as a coder for the NSA, I work with an extremely talented group, we code the latest, most aggressive malware available.

We make the Russians look like Girl Scouts.

How much do you think they pay me?

How much could I make selling the stuff I code at the NSA to various "businesses".

Does anyone in that position believe in nationalism?

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." -- The Wizard Of Oz