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Comment: Re:But this is India we are talking about (Score 2) 164

by void warranty() (#40866547) Attached to: RIM Agrees To Hand Over Its Encryption Keys To India

Well, he admitted to using mersenne twister for generating the keys. Mersenne twister is not designed for cryptography so it's quite possible it's relatively easy to crack. From wikipedia: "Observing a sufficient number of iterates (624 in the case of MT19937, since this figure is the size of the state vector from which future iterates are produced) allows one to predict all future iterates."


Google Rolls Out Online Storage Services 285

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An anonymous reader writes "The associated press reports that Google is slated to provide online storage at a price. From the article: 'Web search and Internet services company Google Inc. on Friday began selling expanded online storage, targeted for users with large picture, music or video file collections. The prices range from $20 per year for 6 gigabytes of online storage; $75 per year for 25 gigabytes of storage; $250 per year for 100 gigabytes of storage; and $500 per year for 250 gigabytes of storage.' Is this too expensive for what there offering, or are you going to make use of it?"

+ - Track down and squash pesky PHP bugs

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An anonymous reader writes "Tracking down bugs in PHP code can be a challenge. But if you have a development system and can install Xdebug, squashing those bugs becomes a lot easier. Xdebug can show a stack trace, dump even complex variables, track memory usage over time, and allow you to conduct an effective post-mortem when an error or crash occurs. This is a good way to get introduced to PHP tools that simplify your PHP debugging."

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