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Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card

2fuf Re:Well... no. (126 comments)

Example: once you loose your phone, you've now immediately also lost your CC

That's more risk instead of less

about three weeks ago
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Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card

2fuf Re:Well... no. (126 comments)

But in facilitating this, two new points of access to your CC account have been created: the backend of Visa apparently allows Apple to connect and your phone becomes a second card next to the physical one. A hacker now sees more opportunities for access.

about three weeks ago
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Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card

2fuf Re:Well... no. (126 comments)

> Apple's security is added

Hmmmm, that's not exactly a selling point I'm afraid.
Scanning my Visa card into Apple's cloud just creates another possible point of security breach imho.

about three weeks ago
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Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History

2fuf Once a penal colony... (182 comments)

...always a penal colony.

about three weeks ago
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It's Official: HTML5 Is a W3C Standard

2fuf Re:Java's demise (125 comments)

Yeah totally, imagine: having to fire up a 10 year old VirtualPC to run the outdated OS that runs the outdated browser that uses the outdated Javascript engine to configure your switch. What an improvement over Java that will be :-)

about a month ago
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Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime

2fuf reminds or sounds like? (245 comments)

> What he's doing now sort of reminds me of holding a bake sale to build a bomber

OP speaks as if he witnessed this before

about a month ago
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Facebook Ready To Get Into Healthcare

2fuf Re:There goes HIPAA (99 comments)

hmmm, you know that companies also break rules, right?

about 2 months ago
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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

2fuf Re:What platform is this on? (53 comments)

Java is pretty platform independent actually

about 2 months ago
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German Court: Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer E-mails

2fuf Re:define "customer" (290 comments)

I pay for extended GDrive storage space

about 2 months ago
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Scientists Capture the Sound Made By a Single Atom

2fuf Re:Where's the link? (100 comments)

FTA:
> this is the part in the story where we'd link to a clip of the atom's audio, but it's so soft that it's not even audible

Apparently the meaning of the word "capture" has a different meaning Sweden

about 2 months ago
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5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked, Google Says No Evidence Of Compromise

2fuf Re:OK (203 comments)

hunter7

about 2 months ago
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News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban

2fuf Re:Will they ban this ? (748 comments)

The quality of your memory is not the subject of this discussion.

about 3 months ago
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The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

2fuf 60? (120 comments)

He looks older than my 70 year old dad

about 2 months ago
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The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

2fuf Re:2014... (120 comments)

Yeah, because "HTML5" is such a great success

about 2 months ago
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Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email

2fuf Re:USB can't be trusted either (175 comments)

Very creative indeed :-) There is an funny movie that kind of utilizes part of the process you described as a plot device. It's a bit of a stretch but your comment reminded me of it. I liked it very much but the IMDB score is (imho undeservedly) low: Duplicity with Paul Giamatti and Julia Roberts www.imdb.com/title/tt1135487/ Maybe you'll enjoy it too.

about 4 months ago
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Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email

2fuf Re: It's a TRAP! (175 comments)

> so that even if a user keeps quiet after waterboarding, data is still recoverable

FTFY

about 4 months ago
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Yahoo To Add PGP Encryption For Email

2fuf Re:And Google Cannot Follow (175 comments)

Well, they would of course have access to the content before it's encrypted. I don't trust someone else to perform the encryption for me, even on the client side, after everything that happened. But then, even your own OS, all the software that's on your machine, there are sooo many parties involved with so many affiliations, objectives, incentives. If it's not NSA that's peeking through your SSL connection, then it's probably China that bought off your antivirus manufacturer or a Russian hacker who injected something vile in an open source library that covers 90% of the internet connected world or someone we haven't even heard of who hardwired all keyboards straight from in the manufacturing plant to phone home your input. Hell, they could even be peeking through the window.

If they want to read it, they will. If you desperately want to avoid it, don't use Yahoo of GMail in the first place, not even with "encryption". I'm cynical enough to think this will not prevent them from reading your content, Yahoo will have a similar gain by accessing your content (why would they start the service in the first place) and they don't seem to mind.

about 4 months ago
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How Google Handles 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests

2fuf Re:Who didn't see this coming? (135 comments)

Or you could, like, not post it to social media in the first place.

How far does this token reach, will you zap everyone's memory who read your post too?
What if they capture a screenshot and repost?

Seriously take some responsibility for your own actions instead of blaming someone else when you screw up.

about 4 months ago
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The XBMC Project Will Now Be Called Kodi

2fuf Re:This naming trend has to stop (188 comments)

Cutesy eh? I like the sound of that. Would give a nice, hip ring to my app for filing tax returns.

about 4 months ago
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Microsoft CEO To Slash 18,000 Jobs, 12,500 From Nokia To Go

2fuf Re:I really really hate (383 comments)

> morale disaster

I think that's the plan. They want to give as many people as possible the motivation to leave on their own accord, saving them a lot of hassle and cost.

about 4 months ago

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