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Study Shows Many Sites Still Failing Basic Security Measures

badran Re:200 (103 comments)

Because I have no control over the specifications.

more than 2 years ago

Study Shows Many Sites Still Failing Basic Security Measures

badran 200 (103 comments)

I wonder how they test. Some sites that I manage return the user to the homepage on a hack attempt or unrecoverable error resulting in a 200 return. Would they consider such a system as hacked, since they got a 200 OK return, or not.

more than 2 years ago

Recreating a Mysterious, 2,100-Year-Old Clock

badran Re:Amazing (209 comments)

It would be amazing if they can get a patent on that.

more than 2 years ago

Identifying Nuclear Scientists Willing To Sell Their Knowledge

badran Re:How could he have been stopped? (358 comments)

What is there to stop this in countries that already have nukes. You know that some of those countries consult "IMAGINARY" friends for advice too.

more than 2 years ago

Identifying Nuclear Scientists Willing To Sell Their Knowledge

badran Re:And the Libya example. (358 comments)

If that happened, then countries selling oil will have most of the gold in the world. What happens if they do not want to sell it back. Where would you get the gold needed to buy oil.

more than 2 years ago

Valve Announces Massive Steam Server Intrusion

badran Re:Hilarity (434 comments)

You do not have to store the info on their server, you can just enter every time you want to make a purchase.

more than 2 years ago

$1.5 Billion Star Trek Theme Park Coming To Jordan

badran Re:And (233 comments)

You forgot Hitler.

about 3 years ago

Start-Up Claims Immortality For Data With 'Stone-Like' Disc

badran Re:What? (261 comments)

This is more like Child-proofing. You will be surprised what a 5 year old can do.

about 3 years ago

eBay Deploys 100TB of SSDs, Cuts Rackspace By Half

badran Re:VMs are in the IO category for sure (197 comments)

This only works if your RAM/cach is greater than the data accessed. Which works great for CD, but not so great for multi-GB VM images.

more than 2 years ago

GE To Sample 500GB DVD-Size Discs Soon

badran Re:Just when I was hoping... (179 comments)

The problem with these systems is that all the drives tend to be bought at once to fill it up, and all the drives are rated for the same number of operational hours.

I avoid this problem, by using drives bought at different intervals. Say I want to build a new system today. I get 3 new drives. I would use 2 of the new drives in 2 different older systems to replace the drives there, and end up with 3 unused drives that are bought at different times.

Right now, most of the drives that we are using at 500GB, we do not really see a point a using anything larger.

more than 3 years ago

The Enterprise Is Wrong, Not Mozilla

badran Re:Think of it as 4.0.2 (599 comments)

The problem is that there is no check to see if your plugins will work with the updated version before an update.

more than 3 years ago



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