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* Posts by kain preacher

3678 posts • joined 4 Apr 2007

Florida Man laundered money for Reveton ransomware. Then Microsoft hired him

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Re: Lost it

Should of went into politics or became a lobbyist.

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America's top maker of cop body cameras says facial-recog AI isn't safe

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I know but I wished liability was attached . It's just a pipe dream

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Cops want this tech cool give it to them but. When it fucks up the cops have strict liability. The police and their superior are finally liable . This can not be discharged. Cops can by charged with false arrest

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Phased out: IT architect plugs hole in clean-freak admin's wiring design

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Re: Huh?

"Disclaimer: I have zero experience with three-phase UPS...

But wouldn't there be a circuit breaker for each phase output? I know that there is one on every one of the small single-phase UPSes I use."

In the US each phase is suppose to have it's on panel

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Top Euro court: No, you can't steal images from other websites (too bad a school had to be sued to confirm this little fact)

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Re: Prepare for...

"This all really depends on how one defines the acting stealing.

For me, there are two core acts involved: the first is the act of taking something in the knowledge that you may not take it and the second is the act of depriving somebody of something without their consent."

Definitions some times can be hard to nail down. In My country America, Theft is simple taking some thing that does not belong to you , hence copy right can be seen as theft but is prosecuted as counterfeiting if you deiced to make a commercial enterprise out of it .

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Batten down the ports: Linux networking bug SegmentSmack could remotely crash systems

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See if the were running windo....., Hey wait put down the clubs and bats. I thought El reg was peaceful techies .

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Dear alt-right morons and other miscreants: Disrupt DEF CON, and the goons will 'ave you

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Re: What?

I was thinking the same thing. These are people that hack countries for fun and are hired by intelligence agencies to hack or tell them how not to be hacked . Talk about poking a bee hive.

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Re: What's in it for them?

No this is more like trolling the opposing football fan club. Sure you can do it, sure it sounds like fun and that's the same thing that the opposing soccer fan club might say when then bash your face in with a proper pint glass.

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Facebook deletes 17 accounts, dusts off hands, beams: We've saved the 2018 elections

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Re: Moron!

Facebook is NOT a source for information!

It is when you don't trust the media or your source is people like Alex Jones .

Information doesn't work like that. Pizza and beer don't become health foods just because your normal diet consists of Cool Ranch Doritos by the pound,

But try and convince those people that it's not. THat's why I mentioned Alex jones . Any sane person would dismiss him as a loon People see face book as a way to share the truth.Their truth The truth that the regular media is to scared to report . IE they already have a position and just looking for some thing to back them up. Facebook is not what I would considered a primary source on info . Any thing I read on face book I fact check. The more it agrees with my position the more I fact check it before I repost.

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Re: What about the rest?

The shares will return their version of 404 . An account is delete and every like share goes into the dust bin

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Re: Moron!

Facebook is NOT a source for information!

It is when you don't trust the media or your source is people like Alex Jones .

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Nokia scores a $3.5bn deal to inflict 5G on T-Mobile customers

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Re: Stop 5G

There are dead zones in Sacramento,CA. For T-mobile and ATT.

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FBI boss: We went to the Moon, so why can't we have crypto backdoors? – and more this week

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Re: Man on the sun

Actually you can't get near the sun with today tech.

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Politicians fume after Amazon's face-recog AI fingers dozens of them as suspected crooks

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Re: Congress

Ok mildy bemused non convicted/ not in the system yet .

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Do Optane's prospects look DIMM? Chip chap has questions for Intel

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Re: i've been waiting for this since the first experimental Dimm loaded scsi SSDs

If it's a windows system you have to use clippy.

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Re: i've been waiting for this since the first experimental Dimm loaded scsi SSDs

You left out you need to hold it right.

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Spectre/Meltdown fixes in HPC: Want the bad news or the bad news? It's slower, say boffins

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I want to know how non x86 cpu's are affected .

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Sysadmin sank IBM mainframe by going one VM too deep

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Octothorpe was coined by AT&T who invented the symbol so I wouldn't be surprised if they use it sometimes. Why leftpondians call it a pound sign is just an indication of their strangeness

It is believed that the symbol traces its origins to the symbol ℔, an abbreviation of the Roman term libra pondo, which translates as "pound weight"

Coined yes, invented um no # was around for some time

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Either my name, my password or my soul is invalid – but which?

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Re: University

Make sure to include one special char and 2 Cyrillic numerals

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US voting systems (in Oregon) potentially could be hacked (11 years ago) by anybody (in tech support)

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Re: Security through obscurity?

"In what sort of crap design is disclosure of the source code a security problem? What century _is_ this?"

The state of California had the same reaction when die bold pitched a fit at having Standford and UC Berkley exam the code .

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No, seriously, why are you holding your phone like that?

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Re: Smart Meters are a tempting target

"SMETS1 meters cannot change supplier, so if I had one of those it'd be useless the next year."

Yes you can, it just turns into a dumb meter .

https://www.engerati.com/article/uk-energy-suppliers-smets1-smart-meters

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Re: Damn

??? If the new meter is bigger than the old, then the power company should pay all things related to it's installation .

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Insurers hurl sueball at Trustwave over 2008 Heartland megabreach

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Wait I missed that is decade ago. Wouldn't statues of limitations kick in ?

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Re: @Kain Preacher ...

Ian that's why I was asking if they were in PCI compliance. If they were this case show be given summary dismissal .

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Few things. Was Heartland PCI complaint at the time of the hack? If not how long were they out of compliance since they were last signed off ?

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Mastercard goes TITSUP in US, UK: There are some things money can't buy – like uptime

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Re: Backups and redundancy, FFS

The reason why they don't use paper slips any more is cause the baster CC companies started processing them as a credit card not present . If find a processor that does not charge them as credit card not present you get hit with higher fees. Then you have less protection from charge back. Oh wants it gets processed and the card gets decline you most likely will not get paid . So most places rather lose a customer/sale then risk getting burned like that .

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US taxman wants AI to do the security checks it seemingly can't do itself

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I can see it now IBM will get the contract. It will be behind schedule and over budget. Midway IBM will say we need to switch the data base to our proprietary data base. After a decade of being late and years of congressional hearings the contract will go to MS and housed on azure. At this point in time they few have way sane devs at MS will say we won't touch this kick it over to the windows 10 team. Sure it will be over budget and not do what the specs call for. But it will be a win as it will tie the IRS data base into the windows 10 spy server so the IRS can monitor your computer.

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Re: AI and the IRS

You mean what could go right.

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Nissan 'fesses up to fudging emissions data

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"perhaps even signing off on them as passing the tests."

Wouldn't that be evil unauthorized(rogue) management ?

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Darn dyslexia . But hmm rouge or rogue techs.

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Re: So....

Zog just like it was only 2 engineers that were responsible for VW cheat code. Even though Bosch caught it and warned VW. Yep it was done with out their knowledge.

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They are stealing our faked test.

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unauthorized technicians ? So rouge techs broke in o Nissan and started to work on their cars ??

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Cops suspect Detroit fuel station was hacked before 10 drivers made off with 2.3k 'free' litres

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It's called fraud because no one saw you use the library card This was at the pump. So it's either just theft of theft by fraud. I mean if he actually walked and hand the clerk a library card then I would have to say yes he did nothing wrong(or the clerk is stoned as hell)

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Re: Note to my fellow Yanks ...

it's short for gasoline. But you knew that already

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Ok does any here think that the gas attendant was just to high to figure out how to turn the pumps off ??

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"That plus the maybe exaggerated price smacks of an over-optimistic insurance claim."

Like how the police claims $600 drug bust turns into $60,000

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TalkTalk, UK2 sitting in a tree, not T-A-L-K-I-N-G: Hosting biz cut off after ISP broadband upgrade

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Talk talk has to be one of the best ISP in the UK. I mean they are talked about on el reg at least once a month

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'Plane Hacker' Roberts: I put a network sniffer on my truck to see what it was sharing. Holy crap!

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Re: A relentless self promoter

Read Can bus is use to connect all of that stuff. Yes you can access the can bus via the obd-II port. My point still stands . If you have and wi fi or cellar data as part of your infotainment system the then can bus is exposed .

https://www.just-auto.com/interview/car-infotainment-hacking_id141351.aspx

Oh look a can bus logger that works through the OBDII port.

CAN bus is one of five protocols used in the on-board diagnostics (OBD)-II vehicle diagnostics standard. The OBD-II standard has been mandatory for all cars and light trucks sold in the United States since 1996.

"USB/WiFi/whatever protocol converters are CAN"

I never did. What I said is it can be accessed via wifi. OBDII . You don't have to use the dedicated serial port to access CAN

Oh look VW puts the infotainment system on the CAN bus

http://www.volkspage.net/technik/ssp/ssp/SSP_238.pdf

Oop looks like can bus is access via the OBD II port and is part of the specs.

CAN bus is one of five protocols used in the on-board diagnostics (OBD)-II vehicle diagnostics standard. The OBD-II standard has been mandatory for all cars and light trucks sold in the United States since 1996. The EOBD standard has been mandatory for all petrol vehicles sold in the European Union since 2001 and all diesel vehicles since 2004

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Re: What exactly does he mean by this?

"Well, if he's tapping the OBDII connector and exclaiming "Look at all the data that's being shared!", that would be just silly. Like breaking into someone's house by smashing a window with a brick, hiding behind the bedroom door to eavesdrop, then complaining that their intimate conversations are not secure. Just silly."

infotainment systems like the ford sync 3 are connected to the ecu via can bus . They are also equipped with the ability to give you internet via cell network. SO what is being sen over the cell network back to the hive ?

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Re: What exactly does he mean by this?

In your rush to make him look like a fool you show your lack of knowledge.

"Which physical layer interface did he tap into? CAN bus? The OBDII socket (<- betcha)"

Can bus is not a physical interface but a protocol. Some can bus networks can be accessed via blue tooth,wi fi, USB and Ethernet on cars. Accessing the OBII port allows you all kinds of access to the ECU and whats running on it.

And yes you can use wire shark to sniff packets on the can bus.

https://www.csselectronics.com/screen/page/reverse-engineering-can-bus-messages-with-wireshark/language/en

https://canb.us/tutorials/Wireshark

But there are also free packet sniffing tools for can bus. Available for Linux and windows

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Who fancies a six-core, 128GB RAM, 8TB NVMe … laptop?

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Re: What does it run?

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Either Dell lied to you are is doing some thing weird

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Creep travels half the world to harass online teen gamer… and gets shot by her mom – cops

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Re: @Rustbucket... @AC ... The cat is pretty well out of the bag already

Better off cambering the ar15 for .308 or socom .458

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Re: @AC ... The cat is pretty well out of the bag already

.223 is small but used in the m16

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Re: @Ted Treen ...@AC ... The cat is pretty well out of the bag already

Ian Michael Gumby

Depends on the state. Texas you can use deadly force to stop some one from breaking into your car o your own property.

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Automated payment machines do NOT work the same all over the world – as I found out

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Re: Similar experience in the USA

Cpt Blue Bear

Are you sure that as not patois. That part of the world does have a recognized Spanish dialect. And then there is Spanglish. Not really English not really Spanish.

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Time to dump dual-stack networks and get on the IPv6 train – with LW4o6

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Re: "Where does the 4 to 6 interchange take place?"

I feel you. I made the mistake and signed up for mediacom(con). They charge you $5 to use their cable modem. $5 a month to turn on Wifi and $5 a month to have access to the modem. Seriously if you type ion 192.168.1.254 it redirects you to page that says pay $5 to have access or pay $5 every time you want to do some thing like change the password to the wi fi. They have a strict 1 gig cap . Oh here is the kicker if you do a trace route you find out that every thing is going through comcast first. That's right they are using comcast network but comcast is not available here.

In a 2016 telecom report conducted by ACSI, Mediacom occupied last place in customer satisfaction among all companies in the ACSI, regardless of industry.

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Well that's another fucked thing I've noticed Netflix seems to prefer windows. I get those login from different computer when I'm on mint I get those notices but not on windows 10, I've also noticed that I have to manually select 1080 in windows if i'm not using edge .

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I've found that netflix works best with edge. I've found from time to time it has weird issues with other browsers especially chrome.

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