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Comment Re:rm -rf / (Score 1) 474

rm -- \* should get it for you. The -- will stop accepting arguments, and the \ should escape the '*' into a literal character. This should also prevent it from grabbing '.' and '..' as well.

Someone should grab a VMware live image and try it out for us :)

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Submission + - The Pirate Bay About To Relaunch Suprnova.org 3

kungfujesus writes: The Pirate Bay crew has been working on this secret project for quite some time now. Back in April they wrote a cryptic post on their blog announcing that something was coming. In a response to this announcement TPB admin Brokep told TorrentFreak: "The past, the present and the future. It's all the same, but one thing's for sure, we will radiate for weeks", today it became clear that he was referring to the resurrection of Suprnova. Article Here
Biotech

Submission + - Chernobyl Mushrooms Feeding on Radiation

cowtamer writes: According to a National Geographic Article certain fungi can use ionizing radiation to perform "radiosynthesis" using the pigment melanin (the same one in our skin that protects us from UV radiation). It is speculated that this might be useful on long space voyages where energy from the Sun is not readily available.
Google

Submission + - Google buys GreenBorder, maker of antispyware soft

accessdeniednsp writes: "PC World reports Google is buying GreenBorder, maker of the GreenBorder Pro anti-spyware software suite. From the article:
"GreenBorder Pro is designed to protect against malware invasions and Internet attacks. Instead of attempting to identify and block particular attacks or pieces of malware like traditional antivirus apps, GreenBorder Pro changes the operating environment with virtualization and modified user permissions such that attacks can't worm their way into your system or access your documents.""

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