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Submission + - Theo De Raadt's Small Rant on OpenSSL ( 1

raides writes: Theo De Raadt has been on a better roll as of late. Since his rant about FreeBSD plating catch up (here), he has something to say about OpenSSL. It is worth the 5 second read because it is how a few thousand of us feel about the whole thing and the stupidity that caused this panic. Enjoy

Comment Worst article ever (Score 1) 72

If you think this article isn't terrible, front page lul is the following: Apparently Corning now makes diskless, powerless servers built on nothing but fiber. This article is a damn joke. The internet industry is one of the best on power consumptions. Why? Mainly because all companies are aware of the trouble that other industries have already endured and they are intelligent enough to plan around those issues.

Comment Funny How It Works Today (Score 1) 880

I am so pleased to see that today's generation of young gamers are more accepting of linux that this can be a possibility. Id Software tried just over 20 years ago with distribution via but the project failed due to lack of support to PAY for a linux game at the time and the over production of product that left lokigames to go bankrupt. Hopefully Valve has a better business plan. ***SPOILER ALERT*** I have a feeling they do.

Comment Re:First Post ... sadly (Score 1) 77

Um. You name me 1 doctor in this world that posts negative results, and there will be 10 doctors to shut him down completely. This is nothing new. Doctors are not known for posting negative results to any journal. In fact there are age old Doctor jokes you can google that make fun of doctors that do post negative results.

Submission + - Possible Security Breach (

raides writes: "Last night around 4 am EST a local forum website, , had a post made on their forums by a user claiming that was hacked. It seemed the htaccess files were removed from the site's root folders, and both root images and admin folders were open to the public.

For the next couple of hours multiple users posted secure information about employees for , including cell phone numbers, resumes, private emails, etc. Later it was found that was the crux of the hack, and clients like were the ones who suffered the most. Once ftp information was posted on the forum's thread,'s ftp was flooded with joke ftp directory creation and files. Another company, Acxiom, also suffered the loss of important company data. Including internal emails, resumes, and email addresses.

At about 7 am EST , the thread on was deleted and a few hours later access files were replaced back on No report was made on their website and no report was made publicly. Many employees had their personal information compromised and can make a legal suit against their employer. I make this post to see what comments would be made about any actions that could be taken by employees, as well as share an interesting event on the internet to its community."

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