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The $1,200 DIY Gunsmithing Machine

LiENUS Re:Homicides up by 50% in the UK (651 comments)

The number of guns used in those rapes and murders dropped once

Actually in the uk gun crime has doubled as well since the ban.

The UK and Australia tried it, and we can see what the results really are - twice as much violent crime.

The far more interesting thing is violent crime has gone up for those areas that enacted gun bans while for the rest of the world violent crime has actually gone way down.

about three weeks ago
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AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough

LiENUS Re:Man I hates these guys (533 comments)

I'm glad you don't. I certainly hate them too, but you don't see me reaching for my rifle! Schmucks like you give gun-banners something to wield.

In his defense going out and shooting at little bits of paper is likely a more productive use of his time, and an excellent alternative to sitting on the computer when your internet is too slow.

about a month and a half ago
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Deputy Who Fatally Struck Cyclist While Answering Email Will Face No Charges

LiENUS Re:pelvis (463 comments)

You must have very small Deer in the US.

US deer are grazers so their heads tend to be low to the ground despite standing much taller. We dont have carnivorous deer that go for our hearts like you seem to have in Germany.

about 2 months ago
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Wi-Fi Router Attack Only Requires a Single PIN Guess

LiENUS Re: Wireless security (84 comments)

Aha, so you missed the original quote, i'll try bolding the relevant parts this time.

Also, WPA2-Enterprise is pretty secure if you only use TLS auth, not TTLS where you use a username/password combo (too easy for a MITM)

I was specifically replying to that part, as TLS and TTLS both have the same degree of mitm vulnerability with properly configured clients.
If the server cert fails in TLS or TTLS then MITM is a possibility, you dont need the username/password or client cert to mitm a TLS connection, just the server cert.

about 2 months ago
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Wi-Fi Router Attack Only Requires a Single PIN Guess

LiENUS Re: Wireless security (84 comments)

Actually for that matter wouldnt a compromised server certificate leave you vulnerable to a proxy attack anyway where you would use the compromised server cert to pretend to be the access point communicating with the proper radius server thus giving MITM on TLS or TTLS the same? You might not get the actual client cert on TLS but you would have their traffic all the same.

about 2 months ago
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Wi-Fi Router Attack Only Requires a Single PIN Guess

LiENUS Re: Wireless security (84 comments)

If server cert validation has failed chances are your CA was compromised, in which case the attacker could just generate client certs at will anyway....

about 2 months ago
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Wi-Fi Router Attack Only Requires a Single PIN Guess

LiENUS Re:Wireless security (84 comments)

not TTLS where you use a username/password combo (too easy for a MITM)

TTLS properly configured is no easier to MITM than properly configured TLS, you should be using server cert validation with either.

about 2 months ago
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New SSL Server Rules Go Into Effect Nov. 1

LiENUS Re:Why? (92 comments)

Not to mention hardware cost, server license cost, maintenance cost...etc.

I dont think a cert server works the way you think it does.

I mean technically it has costs... but theres not a lot of reason you can't use a $300 convertible tablet pc handle your ca cert virtually indefinitely, it doesn't have to be turned on after you finish signing certs until its time to sign another batch...

about 3 months ago
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Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data

LiENUS Re:criminal defense attorney and programmer here (560 comments)

Cop executing search warrant: "it's asking for a password"

Wouldn't the cop executing the search warrant have just lost the case at this point? Seems to be dicking around on computers containing evidence outside of a forensics lab would ruin the chain of custody.

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

If Comcast was doing the Google Fiber setup, it would be more like 4tb of customer bandwidth sharing 4tb of "node" bandwidth.

Also to clear this up google fiber is more like 256GB of customer bandwidth sharing 40gb of "node" bandwidth. Google fiber is GPON and not actual dedicated ethernet links.

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

All networks period are like this, theres always a bottle neck. My point was that his cable modem can indeed handle more bandwidth than his purchased connection speed.

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

In which case he's going to be having problems whether they turn on the wifi hotspot or not. So how is it relevant?

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Converting 50,000 Houston Home Routers Into Public WiFi Hotspots

LiENUS Re:Who owns them? (474 comments)

Looking at comcast's website the highest speed internet they offer is 105Mbps while the slowest docsis 3 modems are capable of 171mbps. Most isps are pushing 8 channel modems now which can pull over 300mbps. Comcast could offer at least 60mbps without affecting your speed in any meaningful way.

about 4 months ago
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iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking

LiENUS Re:Apple Actually Cares About Privacy (323 comments)

I imagine that most people don't. What percentage of home APs support 802.1x, especially integrated modem/router/APs provided by local DSL, cable, or fiber ISPs?

I've never had an integrated modem/router/AP and while I suspect those don't support it all of the home routers i've purchased in the past have supported 802.1x even before I started getting mikrotik/unifi gear. It's just called WPA-Enterprise in the settings.

about 4 months ago
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Comcast Predicts Usage Cap Within 5 Years

LiENUS Re:It worked before (475 comments)

is $40 a reasonable price? if so www.routerboard.com. Keep in mind that site is a product listing and site and not an actual web store, check out the how to buy link at the top to actually purchase them. Those routers can do everything from round robin connections to actual BGP. Although at the $40 price point you'd have a hard time even maxing out the 100mbit ports it has but step up to the $99 model....

about 5 months ago
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The Fall and Rise of Larry Page

LiENUS Re:first=win (99 comments)

There's plenty of non firsts who succeeded
iPhone, macbook, iPad, iPod iMac. Are you noticing a pattern here?

about 6 months ago
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Woman Attacked In San Francisco Bar For Wearing Google Glass

LiENUS Re:LED (921 comments)

It's an absolute and indisputable fact that Google Glass does not have a recording light. It's not a matter of opinion.

And yet everyone I've run into with Google Glass I could tell if they were recording or not, bright light or not you can plainly see when they're recording. It's not a matter of opinion it's an absolute nad indisputable fact that you can in fact tell when someone with Google Glass is recording with just a casual glance. A secondary way of telling if someone with Google Glass is constantly recording is they'll never be wearing their glass. The batteries die quick in those things.

about 7 months ago
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Stanford Team Tries For Better Wi-Fi In Crowded Buildings

LiENUS Re:Single network redistribution (43 comments)

not at all. you would plug your router that is compatible with this system into your cable modem and into a seperate port for the building network or whatever and the software defined network would route all of your vlan traffic back to your own router for it to travel out your cable modem, any traffic going to your router but for a different vlan would hit the building network and go to whoevers home router it was for.

about 7 months ago
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Woman Attacked In San Francisco Bar For Wearing Google Glass

LiENUS Re:LED (921 comments)

RTFA, theres a light that goes on when being recorded
from TFA

When people express concerns about being surreptitiously filmed, she shows them how a light goes on when she is recording.

about 8 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Trust Bitcoin?

LiENUS Re:What if? (631 comments)

I think you've got your analogy backwards and upside-down. The correct question would be, "Would you still trust the casino chips?"

I dont think you understand this analogy. In this analogy the dollars represent bitcoins and the chips represent mt gox's internal units. They represent bitcoins much like the casino chips represent dollars, but as we learned were not backed with actual bitcoins.

about 8 months ago

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