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One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation

Chokolad Re:Nevertheless, I do thank MS for pointing it out (117 comments)

"Kindly"? Are you serious? There was nothing "kind" about it. It's anti-Android PR for Microsoft. Why the hell do you think Microsoft was involved with looking into it in the first place? The goodness of their hearts? Puh-leeeeeze.

What do you think of IE vulnerabilities found by Googlers ?


about 10 months ago

Microsoft Details Windows 8 for ARM

Chokolad Re:User-mode drivers (372 comments)

> At least under Linux, device classes with user-mode drivers include printers (CUPS), scanners (SANE), video (X), and even installable file systems (FUSE).

Imagine that, most of this is also running in user-mode in Windows.

more than 2 years ago

Windows Server 8 Is A Radical Departure From Previous Releases

Chokolad Re:feature creep? (347 comments)

Would it have been so hard for them to deprecate the registry interface by making it look like a folder to the command line?

Registry actually looks like a folder to Powershell command-line, since about Vista/Win2008 server times.

more than 3 years ago

The State of WiiWare, Xbox Alternatives

Chokolad Re:The DRM issue needs to be sorted out. (73 comments)

> And if your system dies? When you get a new one call Nintendo's customer support, give them your old serial number and then give them your new serial number and Nintendo transfers everything you've purchased to your new console. Then everything you've purchased is available to download.

And this is better than Xbox 360 how ?

more than 6 years ago


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