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Comment: Re:I am french and (Score 1) 47

by mtremsal (#35421726) Attached to: Hackers Target French Government Computers For G20

Actually they have a very good understanding of what happened in this case.
It's nothing spectacular.
In the past some serious leaks and attacks happened with pretty much nobody paying attention.
This here is a publicity stunt of an old hack by the ANSI (Agence Nationale de la Sécurité Informatique - National Agency for IT Security) saying :
- Since we now have more important prerogatives (very recent change) this kind of attack won't happen again
- Also, we need more money
- And, that will teach you about not following our recommendation. Next time you WILL use an open source alternative to Adobe Reader.
Smart move but the tech part of the story is irrelevant.

The Internet

AT&T Blocks Part of 4chan 342

Posted by timothy
from the do-you-hear-that-tremendous-whining-noise? dept.
holdenkarau writes "Several news sources (Mashable, The Inquistr, etc.) are reporting that AT&T is blocking img.4chan.org in the southern United States. That server is used for the infamous /b/ board (the home of anonymous). TechCrunch calls the decision to block 4chan 'stupid,' noting that they may have 'opened perhaps the most vindictive, messy can of worms.' The Inquisitr suggests that 'The global internet censorship debate landed in the home of the free.' moot (who runs 4chan) asks users to call AT&T, while some others suggest more drastic action (like cutting AT&T fiber)." Update: 07/27 09:23 GMT by T : Readers' comments below suggest that a) the purpose of the block was to curtail the effects of a serious DDoS attack and b) that the block has now been lifted, at least for some regions.

Comment: Re:Exactly (Score 1) 195

by mtremsal (#28618573) Attached to: Volunteer Programming For Dummies?

Screw the middle step.
If you're confident in your "learning skills", just find a 3 months internship.
That's what I am currently doing and it's amazingly rewarding.
Put your studies on hold for a semester and work.

I can't say I had no experience with the middle step. I did code some little projects. But nothing impressive, really.

Where I am, I have to learn things very fast, all the time if I don't want to drown.
And what is great is that I get help from co-workers whenever I need it ( = tried for hours, didn't manage).
Not everyone can learn vi commands by themselves. The senior cobol dev knows it, just ask.

Seriously, I am just so happy I found this job.
Going back to school soon, but then I can say I know some coding.

Bringing computers into the home won't change either one, but may revitalize the corner saloon.

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