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Bin Laden Hideout Recreated In Counter-Strike

olderchurch Re:Floor plans... (502 comments)

From the link the parent provided:
CAUTION
Usama Bin Laden is wanted in connection with the August 7, 1998, bombings of the United States Embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. These attacks killed over 200 people. In addition, Bin Laden is a suspect in other terrorist attacks throughout the world.

So I would agree with the parent that the FBI didn't have enough evidence to tie him to 9/11. Otherwise the FBI would have certainly mentioned it.

more than 3 years ago
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My $200 Laptop Can Beat Your $500 Tablet

olderchurch Re:Who thinks this? (789 comments)

Right on! I have always wondered why everybody wanted an iPod. When I was still traveling a lot, I got me a nokia n800: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_N800. It does everything I needed when I was on the go. I can read my email, browse the web (it has flash) and skype with people. I admit that the screen size is not impressive, but on the other hand, this thing fits in my coat pocket.

Nokia did not market the thing Apple did with the iPad. And it does not have all the fancy games like Crazy Birds. But that was not why I needed it. I just needed it for the email and web. I was waiting for a new version with MeeGo, but I will wait to see how that project develops.

more than 3 years ago
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Australia's Privacy Boss Slams Gov't Data-Retention Scheme

olderchurch Finally! (82 comments)

Somebody gets a clue about the impact of data retention. If only somebody with enough cloud in the EU will take the same stance...

more than 3 years ago
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Firefighters Let House Burn Because Owner Didn't Pay Fee

olderchurch Re:You're kidding, right? (2058 comments)

I don't know where the GP got their $30,000 from, but your reasoning is flawed.

The FD has 45 people and needs 10 firefighters to put out a fire. The FD needs people 24/7, so they need at least 4 shifts. Which means that you only have 11 people available at any time. That would make the grand total according to your example to about $8300

more than 3 years ago
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Windows DLL Vulnerability Exploit In the Wild

olderchurch Re:Not quite (178 comments)

In our polytheism world we can have multiple gods, so we have a secure OS that can run QMail and DJBDNS

more than 3 years ago
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Avoiding GM Foods? Monsanto Says You're Overly Fussy

olderchurch Re:GM (835 comments)

I agree with your comment, but you might want use another introduction next time:

It reminds me of how the Romans brought in lead piping for their water. They thought it was great - water pumped to your home, the ultimate sign that you'd made it. An entire ruling class slowly poisoning themselves.

The calcium in the water was deposited on the pipes, which prevented the introduction of lead in the water: http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/wine/leadpoisoning.html

about 4 years ago
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New Tool Reveals Internet Passwords

olderchurch Re:Slashvertisment if EVER I saw one. (140 comments)

Nowhere in TFA it says anything about an expoit that reveals your password to a website you visit. It mentions that it reveals passwords that are cached. From the FTA:

The password breaker gives users the ability to instantly retrieve the login and password information to a variety of resources such as those routinely cached by Web browsers. The tool can quickly recover cached logins and passwords to Web sites, including pre-filled forms and auto-complete information stored in the Internet Explorer cache. In addition, the tool makes it possible to instantly replace or reset IE Content Advisor passwords.

about 4 years ago
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Google To Add Pay To Cover a Tax For Gays

olderchurch Re:example for those who didn't get the point (1036 comments)

A woman gets one or two periods, and then she's pregnant.

Depending if she is having sex or not.

Breastfeeding suppresses the menstrual cycle. The woman can almost certainly go 3 months without a period, and stands a decent chance of going 18 months or more.

Fixed that for you. Found a site here: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/baby/youafterthebirth/startingperiodsq/. My wife had here period after less then two months after giving birth

about 4 years ago
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BitTorrent CEO On Net Neutrality

olderchurch Re:I know everyone is against the FCC and all... (223 comments)

Can you please explain why DSL wouldn't cut it. The most basic ADSL speed my provider offers is 8 Mbit down and 1 Mbit up. Are these speeds comparable with what you can get for DSL.

More on topic, I can get a range of providers here in the Netherlands for both cable and ADSL. I have chosen a provider that has a history of good service and without the blocking of some ports I use (i.e. port 25).

more than 4 years ago
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Serious Apache Exploit Discovered

olderchurch Re:Windows? (160 comments)

And don't hold your breath waiting for a patch from Oracle.

more than 4 years ago
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Banks Accept Dubai Assassins' Stolen IDs

olderchurch Re:I've lost my idenity, can I have a new one? (291 comments)

Strangely they were not capable of catching a known terrorist before he got victimized by somebody
Why should the Dubai police arrest this man?
why is this a problem if a known terrorist gets killed and it is not a problem when he can travel as he pleases (he was obviously well known in Dubai)?
Again, why should the Dubai police arrest this man?

more than 4 years ago
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Apple Seeks To Ban Nokia Imports To US

olderchurch Re:Worthless patents (374 comments)

It's like saying a car is useless because most people cant drive properly.

Fixed that for you

more than 4 years ago
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$4,400/Yr. Coders May Work On Dept. of Labor Project

olderchurch Re:It's Worse Than You think! (418 comments)

Sorry to dissapoint you, but cannabis is not legal in the Netherlands. The police and politicians have decided to tolerate small amounts of cannabis, so they can spend their time chasing and prosecuting people that sell "hard" drugs like cocaine, lsd, etc and people that trade cannabis in large quantaties. You can read more on wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_the_Netherlands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis

more than 4 years ago
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Does Your PC Really Need a SysRq Button Anymore?

olderchurch Re:Debug key (806 comments)

That doesn't work when your kernel crashes. No terminal, no nothing. It is nice to know why your kernel crashed. That is what the SysRq is used for in Linux. Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key

more than 4 years ago
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Two Senators Call For ACTA Transparency

olderchurch Re:In secret?! (214 comments)

Obama appointed only one judge, Sonia Sotomayor. Don't know which other judges you mean.

more than 4 years ago

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Pentesters needed

olderchurch olderchurch writes  |  more than 3 years ago

I am writing my thesis for my EDP auditor education. In my thesis I will compare the used methods and standards used by penetration testers with the method and standards used by the Dutch IT auditor association.

I need to know which methods and standards are used the most by penetration testers and how the final report looks like. To get my answers I have developed this short questionnaire about penetration testing. It will ask questions about methodologies, standards, classification and reports.

The questionnaire consists of 22 questions and will only take a few minutes. You can find the questionnaire here:
http://www.thesistools.com/web/?id=201555
You would help me a lot by completing this questionnaire. I will share the results here for your benefit.

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MSN password finder

olderchurch olderchurch writes  |  more than 5 years ago

http://www.hacktoolrepository.com/tool/102/MSNpasswordfinder
MessenPass is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords of the following instant messenger applications:

  • MSN Messenger
  • Windows Messenger (In Windows XP)
  • Yahoo Messenger (Versions 5.x and 6.x)
  • Google Talk
  • ICQ Lite 4.x/5.x/2003
  • AOL Instant Messenger (only older versions, the password in newer versions of AIM cannot be recovered)
  • AOL Instant Messenger/Netscape 7
  • Trillian
  • Miranda
  • GAIM

MessenPass can only be used to recover the passwords for the current logged-on user on your local computer, and it only works if you chose the remember your password in one of the above programs. You cannot use this utility for grabbing the passwords of other users.

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Hack Tool Repository, collection of security related tools

olderchurch olderchurch writes  |  more than 5 years ago

http://www.hacktoolrepository.com/ is a collection of computer security related tools, which have been tested on several operating systems. You can download an installation script or use the source and follow the comments to install it on you favorite distro.

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