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Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads

Elbart Re:You just can't make this stuff up (105 comments)

It's bundling McAfee when you download the Flash player with Firefox, but it's bundling Chrome when you download it in IE. :)

5 days ago
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Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier

Elbart Re:Sure... (267 comments)

and would pay for itself in power savings within a year.

Your math is way off.

about two weeks ago
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Georgia Tech Researchers Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2

Elbart Re:Easy As 1 (136 comments)

Why is this rated -1?

about three weeks ago
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Georgia Tech Researchers Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2

Elbart Re:Why? (136 comments)

Why buy a device with a broken OS which you have to fix yourself?

about three weeks ago
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Web Browsing Isn't Copyright Infringement, Rules EU Court of Justice

Elbart Re:I don't get it (79 comments)

They've also shot down the data retention directive recently, so it's really two for three.

about 2 months ago
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Web Browsing Isn't Copyright Infringement, Rules EU Court of Justice

Elbart Re:WTF? (79 comments)

Probably for the same reason they want to get cash from Google for registering their sites for Google News: Greed.

about 2 months ago
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Windows 8.1 Finally Passes Windows 8 In Market Share

Elbart Re:Talk about timing... (187 comments)

They disabled nothing, upcoming patches will just require 8.1u1.

about 3 months ago
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Firefox OS Powered Flame Available For Pre-order; Ships Globally

Elbart Re:Price a bit steep for lowest end platform (109 comments)

This gotta be the third or fourth developer-focused FirefoxOS-device. When are there going to be some consumer-focused devices?

about 3 months ago
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Firefox OS Powered Flame Available For Pre-order; Ships Globally

Elbart Re:Expensive (109 comments)

The more important question is: Why would you develop for FirefoxOS in the first place?

about 3 months ago
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Firefox 29 Beta Arrives With UI Overhaul And CSS3 Variables

Elbart Re:use this extension when you cannot stand austra (256 comments)

Must be a nice feeling for companies knowing that you can rely on self-imposed unpaid slaves working in their free time to fix their very own screw-ups.

about 5 months ago
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Firefox 29 Beta Arrives With UI Overhaul And CSS3 Variables

Elbart Re:New UI? (256 comments)

Just shows the inefficiency of the whole organisation.
Same thing with the downloadpanel mentioned below.
First mockups in 2010, Safari released in in 2011, and it got added in Firefox sometime in 2013.

about 5 months ago
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Firefox Was the Most Attacked & Exploited Browser At Pwn2own 2014

Elbart Re:Opera? (207 comments)

No, why? Chrome was in it.

about 5 months ago
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Firefox Was the Most Attacked & Exploited Browser At Pwn2own 2014

Elbart Re:Open source? (207 comments)

Considering the article, wouldn't it be kinda obvious why firefox got hacked? The source code is available.

So are most parts of Chrome, including the sandbox.

about 5 months ago
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Firefox Was the Most Attacked & Exploited Browser At Pwn2own 2014

Elbart Re:Soooooo. (207 comments)

Released? None.
Sold to the highest bidder? Most.

Nice to see security-research becoming a racketeering operation.

about 5 months ago

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