Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!



Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site

lougarou https is dead (151 comments)

For all practical purposes, https is dead. There is no way browsers will carry around the hundreds of thousands of possibly-stolen-so-unsafe certificates fingerprints (to consider these tainted/revoked). The only way forward is probably to move away to an incompatible protocol. And if possible, cure some of the X509 wrong ways.

about 5 months ago

Open Source 3D Nvidia Driver Is Ready For Fedora 13

lougarou Re:Benchmarks (160 comments)

# wtf? with the binary blob:
here$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "Device"
        Identifier "nVidia Corporation GeForce 8600 GTS rev 161"
        Driver "nvidia"
        BusID "PCI:1:0:0"
                Option "RandRRotation" "on"
here$ xrandr -o 1
(turns his head to the right)

more than 4 years ago


lougarou hasn't submitted any stories.


lougarou has no journal entries.

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>