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Comment Click-bait BS (Score 5, Insightful) 129

So a self-extracting RAR can be rigged to exploit your machine. A self-extracting RAR is an executable. So a executable from an untrusted source can exploit your box. Wake me when you have a real vulnerability.

Oh, and samzenpus, that was the most clickbait bullshit Slashdot headline in months. You should be horsewhipped.

Comment Re:Bummer (Score 1) 326

You mean like the company that lost the root key material for their authentication tokens? The one that wanted to charge customers to replace the tokens that they themselves compromised by lax and ineffective key handling procedures? What was that companies name again?

Comment So. Effing. What. (Score 0) 100

You could do interesting things to my car via the OBD-2 port, but I don't lose any sleep over that either. Rapid7 is a security products vendor. EVERYTHING they do is to further their interest in SELLING PRODUCTS. (Nothing wrong with that.) But I am damn tired of security product vendors telling me the sky is falling.

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