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Flurry of Scans Hint That Bash Vulnerability Could Already Be In the Wild

RightSaidFred99 Re:"could be worse than Heartbleed" (318 comments)

This is completely untrue and this bug is a massive breach, staggering in its scope.

Any CGI script is potentially vulnerable, and it wouldn't be hard to exercise.

Here's a hint as to how one might exploit this.

about three weeks ago
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US Revamping Its Nuclear Arsenal

RightSaidFred99 Re:f-ing hypocrits... (342 comments)

I mock the idiocy of you thinking "hypocrite" means something in terms of international relations. What are you, 8?

We do what is in our best interests and try to use our influence or force to get other countries to do what is in our best interests. Just like EVERY OTHER FUCKING COUNTRY.

We will not be giving up nuclear weapons, it would be rank idiocy to even suggest it. What we should do is downsize and modernize.

about a month ago
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Science Has a Sexual Assault Problem

RightSaidFred99 Re:Is there a single field that doesn't? (460 comments)

That's because people are dumb and we live in an era where everyone is baselessly afraid of the social network zeitgeist. It's fucking pathetic, really.

Ray Rice's crime was between him and his wife and especially the cops. To the extent that he is s representative of the NFL a punishment is appropriate, 2 games was fine, 6 games would have been fine too.

What's not fine is a bunch of pathetic busybodies making it out like he murdered someone and stuffed her in his trunk. I get it, people are against domestic violence - do you want a fucking cookie? He should pay for his crime but "making an example" is rarely sound policy, and "listening to the rabble" is an even less sound policy.

I also like how the actual victim in this, his wife, is over it and married him afterwards but to "protect" her people want her husband to lose his source of income forever. Pretty sweet fucking logic, right there.

about 1 month ago
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China Pulls Plug On Genetically Modified Rice and Corn

RightSaidFred99 Re:Applaude (152 comments)

Oh fuck yeah. These anti-GMO nutters are really fucking tiring.

about 2 months ago
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Calif. Court Rules Businesses Must Reimburse Cell Phone Bills

RightSaidFred99 Whiny bullshit. (161 comments)

If you don't want to use your personal phone for work, don't. Easy peasy. You could even tell a white lie and say you don't have one.

I think the solution here is for companies to provide ca. 1995 brick cell phones to employees. "Oh, you want reimbursed? Turns out we'll provide you a phone, here you go big guy" (proceeds to hand employee a 9 oz phone with no screen). They could even not go that crazy and give out the lamest feature phones they can find. I guarantee you the whiners will be all "Oh, uhh, nevermind."

about 2 months ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

RightSaidFred99 Re:Good riddance (790 comments)

Most humorous to me is that you think you could possibly trust someone else anyway. It would be security theater. Your data is going over the Internet and to someone else's server, then over the Internet to someone _else's_ computer. It's going to backups, possibly at both ends.

You are a fool if you think it can be secured, and an even bigger fool if you think you can trust companies or employees not to search or read it regardless of the law.

about 2 months ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

RightSaidFred99 Re:Good riddance (790 comments)

Oh toss off. You and everyone else are too lazy to worry about using encryption that you want to run crying to the government to protect you.

Fuck off. If you don't like what Google does with the free email service they provide you, don't fucking use it you entitled wanker.

about 2 months ago
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The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

RightSaidFred99 Re:Get used to this... (250 comments)

Corporations are not people and never have been and the SC has never ruled that they are. Corporations are, however, comprised of people and as such that group of people have free speech rights.

about 3 months ago
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Anonymous's Latest Target: Boston Children's Hospital

RightSaidFred99 Re:Unbelievable and disgusting abuse of state powe (329 comments)

Bunch of nonsense, all you hear is the parents' (who are possibly abusing their daughter) side.

Have you ever heard of Munchausen by proxy syndrome? I can't imagine you haven't.

about 6 months ago
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Anonymous's Latest Target: Boston Children's Hospital

RightSaidFred99 Re:What we would like to know (329 comments)

At this point she's probably psychologically damaged enough that the symptoms would continue or worsen.

Remember "vaccine affected Cheerleader"? Nucking futs.

about 6 months ago
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Aereo To SCOTUS: Shut Us Down and You Shut Down Cloud Storage

RightSaidFred99 Re:Real problem was law letting the networks charg (342 comments)

"Let them"? It's amusing you think you are "letting" someone do with their content as they wish. It's almost like you think you are entitled to their work in some bizarre way because you like to watch content they product.

You won't win. Period. Sorry, content costs money to produce and distribute and doesn't "want to be free".

about 6 months ago
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How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer

RightSaidFred99 Re:Author is dumb (226 comments)

You don't know what you're talking about and clearly don't know what 'devops' is supposed to mean.

about 6 months ago
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How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer

RightSaidFred99 Re:whine (226 comments)

And you should learn to read. He's saying the same thing you are - if you are a developer, devops kind of sucks.

about 6 months ago
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Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

RightSaidFred99 Nice for rural areas.. (41 comments)

But wireless is fundamentally inferior to wired, I'd much rather have fiber in metro areas in terms of home internet. Mobile internet? Hells yeah, this could do an end-run around the big carriers. If Google truly wanted to "do no evil" they'd build a kickass flying infrastructure system and then lease it out to providers to sell.

about 6 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace?

RightSaidFred99 Re:Lol don't (452 comments)

What an asinine comment. So nobody should ever do anything new because, well, it's already been around for decades in some form or another.

Powershell is different from the UNIX shell environment. In some ways things are more difficult, in others much much easier and cleaner.

What does a neckbeard like you get out of this? Powershell isn't bash and sucks! What I get a kick out of is the plethora of bullshit UNIX shells and how they get a pass, even though they all have their own little quirks. Back when I was stuck on 70's technology, the rule was always use 'sh' for scripts, not csh/tcsh - those can be used for interactive but are poor choices for scripts.

Nowadays? Pfft, people using 'bash', 'sh', 'tcsh', it's a god damn mess. Then you have the cool kids using Python (Perl is so old school now, apparently, though it's 50X better for most routine UNIX scripting).

Don't be a tard, nobody will take you seriously.

about 6 months ago
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The New 'One Microsoft' Is Finally Poised For the Future

RightSaidFred99 Re:Poised for the past (270 comments)

..monopolist..

Lolzers. You do know you sound like an idiot using that word, right? 1999 called, it wants its impotent nerd rage back.

about 6 months ago
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The New 'One Microsoft' Is Finally Poised For the Future

RightSaidFred99 Re:Welcome to 2004 (270 comments)

Rich, coming from someone who probably thinks Linux and Python (the current rage in OSS development) are hot new shit.

You neckbeards crack me up. Stuck in 1993, but pointing fingers at everyone else as "Yesterday's Technology".

about 6 months ago
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The New 'One Microsoft' Is Finally Poised For the Future

RightSaidFred99 Re:That's not the only thing that's gone... (270 comments)

.NET is not dead, not even close. It's the basis of the majority of software developed for any Windows platform.

Seriously, where do you people get this stuff?

about 6 months ago

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