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Submission + - Woz compares the cloud and PRISM to communist Russia (youtube.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: Some journalists run into Steve Wozniak at the airport and asked him about iOS 7 and PRISM, where he made an interesting comparison about how the US is becoming what it once feared most.

In communist Russia "you couldn't own anything, and now in the digital world you hardly own anything anymore. You've got subscritpions and you already said ok, ok, agree and you agree that every right in the world belongs to them and you got no rights and anything you put in the cloud, you don't even know", says Woz. "Ownership was what made America different than Russia".

Submission + - If Your AV Doesn't Detect New Malware Right Away, It Likely Never Will (carbonblack.com)

rmurphydigital writes: "We recently downloaded 90 malicious samples from malc0de.com. We submitted each to VirusTotal to scan with 43 different antivirus products to see if their detection power increased over time as some might have expected. As in our first such test in March, we didn’t really care which singular AV was the best among the group, we just wanted to know two things: 1) if the signatures of all AVs collectively were considerably better than using any one signature set individually and 2) if over time it was reasonable to expect each piece of malware to be detected by all antivirus products. Our results were interesting and a little surprising. Have a look..."

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