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'Month of PHP Security' Finds 60 Bugs

felix9x Redhat 5 a problem which php 5.1 only? (120 comments)

I find it very confusing that Redhat server version 5 only provides 5.1.x php as a standard installation.

This is not even an still a supported branch of php by the php community so I assume none of these fixes that will be coming out in the next php 5.2.x or 5.3.x version may make it into RedHat 5 server. Considering that none of these holes are considered critical is more reason for RedHat to not bother with backporting.

Anyone find it a problem that Redhat installs in corporate environments do not provide a php version that is under active development?

more than 4 years ago
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Skype's Legal Situation Clears

felix9x Re:For those of us ignoring Skype... (49 comments)

How is Pidgin compare in voice/video quality to Skype?
Whats the time frame for it to be in Windows?
Will it be able to do multi-person video conference?

more than 4 years ago
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Discuss the US Presidential Election

felix9x Re:No secret ballot? (1912 comments)

The fact that you voted is not secret. Only who you picked is.

more than 5 years ago
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Schneier, Journalist Poke Holes In TSA Policies

felix9x In other security programs that waste public money (296 comments)

Here in NYC if you go to a subway you will sometimes see police officers near the entrance with a little desk in front of them. They are supposed to randomly pick out people to check their bags. This is supposed to do what deter a real terrorist?

What if a real terrorist walks into a subway upon seeing the cops just simply does a 180 and walks about a block to the other entrance to the same station. Somehow I think I rather have the officers be involved in their usual crime stopping work, at least at that way they sometimes succeed.

more than 5 years ago

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