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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

Kinky_B Re:I lost the password (560 comments)

And then a anonymous leak to the press of whatever else they found on the drive happens, and your life is over anyway

about 4 months ago
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Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain

Kinky_B Free power for all europe (216 comments)

Quick some one find Sir Winston Churchill and wrap him in copper wiring... the rate he must be spinning will give us power for the rest of eternity! between this and the earlier story..... Land of the free my rear. (comment changed to avoid harming the kiddies) What our fathers bled to stop is here and now in our own fair island The people are sheep! Long live the vision of Orwell, a prophet before his time.

about 5 months ago
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'Godfather of Ecstasy,' Chemist Sasha Shulgin Dies Aged 88

Kinky_B Re:It's just sad... (164 comments)

Nicotine ... also used to create mutations in biochem.... much better and cheaper than those evil radiation inducing mutations too... ah well people will try anything

about 5 months ago
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EU Launches World's Largest Civilian Robotics Program; 240,000 New Jobs Expected

Kinky_B The PORK oh no the PORK (171 comments)

and a thundering herd of pork barrels rolled into the EU crying out with one voice.... "FEED ME EUROPE!!! "

about 5 months ago
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Who controls the HVAC at work?

Kinky_B The bean Counters! (216 comments)

All hail the mighty bean counters, whose budget shalt coffer upon us lowly worms the advantages of cold air Bring offerings of coffee and young nubile .... pastries to ensure the sweltering heat shalt not the server touch. and remember the prime command never allow the holy bean counter to see you not working for it shalt invite a terror upon the air con... no work is no profit, and no profit means cost cutting, and cost cutting means no more air-con, for at 35 degrees outside it costs a mint to cool this place down. no you may not steal my portable air-con, accounting departments needs are many, and we work ALL the time.

about 5 months ago
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Don't Be a Server Hugger! (Video)

Kinky_B Re:Mod parent up! (409 comments)

10. No one has yet tested WHO exactly the data on those wonderful cloud servers belongs to. 11. What happens if without telling you the cloud provider is browsing your data and selling it off on the dark web

about 5 months ago
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China Arrests 1,500 People For Sending Spam Messages From Fake Mobile Bases

Kinky_B Cheap (35 comments)

Damn, I wish I could set something up like that for that price.... They manage to undercut us in EVERYTHING!

about 7 months ago

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Predator drones compromised

Kinky_B Kinky_B writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Kinky_B (2701909) writes "The team, led by professor Todd Humphreys, was offered $1,000 if they could successfully hack into a drone flying overhead and hijack it to fly off its course. With less than $1,000 worth of parts, Humphreys and his team from the UT Radionavigation Laboratory were able to “spoof” the GPS on the Drone and take it off its course, sending it hurtling towards the ground, pulling up just before collision, thus shining a glaring light on a potential security flaw in the drone’s technology. If a gaggle of researchers with a few hundred dollars can do it, then specially trained hackers with their government’s cash can certainly do the same, if not worse."
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