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Comment Re:Mr. Robot! (Score 2) 54

I enjoy it. It's actually a nice feeling to see real commands (and parameters!) used and even one or two scenarios that don't have barf factors. It's more psychological than computer though. I'd give it 75%/25% psych/comp.

I'm sure I'm not the only one who's hit pause to check out the commands and syntax for realism....

Comment A lot of truth in that.... (Score 1) 467

...playing a game for 50 hours and then returning it is much like buying an outfit for a special occasion, wearing it to it, and then returning it.
The sleaze fact is pretty much the same, and the only fact that would mitigate the game playing (and no one has alleged this) is at that point the game then becomes unplayable.

Comment Re:Not possible? (Score 3, Funny) 69

it is "not possible" for there to be misidentification

Oh really. I'm sure Mr. Patzer wouldn't mind telling us his IP address, then? Because in 5 minutes I'd have it look like he was swarming, downloading, and sharing the filthiest copyrighted scat porn videos the internet has to offer.


Comment Re:Please end conspiracy theories (Score 1) 103

Obviously, they didn't teach you any history of what happened between 1940 and 1942/3 in your little world: Think American food, American gas, American vehicles, American clothes, American weapons, American planes, even American cigarettes. The Soviet Union wouldn't have lived to regroup to defeat the Germans if it wasn't for the Americans because they had none of the above, only bodies.

Comment Re:Open source is more secure (Score 1) 63

only a tiny fraction of people patch correctly. Also the millions of eyes is all complete bullshit and I say that as one of those sets of eyes. only a very tiny fraction of a percent have the skills to review code for security and most of them are gainfully employed doing other stuff.

Yep. The glaring security holes in OpenSSL prove all of your points.

Comment Re:Nope (Score 1) 675

With no PIN, there is really no major advantage. Steal a card, forge a signature.

The advantage is that you now have to steal a card, rather than just skimming the magstripe of one. The idea is that the chip ensures that you have the actual card, and the PIN (mostly) ensures that you are an authorized user of the card. .

Yeah, basic two-factor authentication: What you have (card w/chip) and what you know (PIN).

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