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Re: [LINK] A look at search engines with their own indexes (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 12 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

On a related note, though claimed to be unintentional, DuckDuckGo recently purged piracy websites from search results, including the youtube-dl homepage. The same sites had been delisted from Bing, which emphasises how DDG relies mainly o

[LINK] NVIDIA Releases Drivers With Openness Flavor

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Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

NVIDIA Releases Drivers With Openness Flavor by Arsenijs Picugins, May 13, 2022 - https://hackaday.com/2022/05/13/nvidia-releases-drivers-with-openness-flavor/ "This year, we've already seen sizeable leaks of NVIDIA source code, and a

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 16 Hours ago by: Bob Eager

I use dicewords (the improved list) and a set of casino dice.

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rich

This is the part that trips many up with the "recovery questions". They take the questions too literal. I've seen reports (sorry, no longer remember what blog/site for citations) that when calling and talking to customer service reps

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

Ah, I see Paypal are asking for answers for two previously chosen questions. Be creative, don't have to be so truthful. Give them the name ya first pet as 'Donald Trump' and ya first school as 'School of Life'. Or use a long string of

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Adrian Caspersz

Do you need to use PayPal then? When setting up some accounts, for password recovery purposes other entities allow you to download a set of codes that can be printed to be securely kept sellotaped under the dog's feeding bowl. These _

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Espen

Agree. I doubt their software has the ability to create passwords that can't change. The whole idea sounds like a mis-feature.

Re: PayPal do not understand security (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Richard Kettlewell

They are not going to change their authentication system for your niche use case. Depends how many rounds of SHA256 are used. But there is plenty of residual risk even after adequately securing the backend password storage. An attacker

PayPal do not understand security

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Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

I asked that all methods of resetting my password be disabled, since I am not going to forget it, and I view the various reset methods as being highly insecure. Here's their reply: ------------------------------------------------ Hi M

[LINK] A look at search engines with their own indexes

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

A look at search engines with their own indexes By Rohan Kumar, 2021-03-10 (updated 2022-05-04) - https://seirdy.one/2021/03/10/search-engines-with-own-indexes.html - gemini://seirdy.one/2021/03/10/search-engines-with-own-indexes.gmi "T

no damned computer is going to tell me what to do: Naval Data System

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Posted: 13 Days ago by: RS Wood

Date: Tue, 10 May 2022 12:31:12 +0000 Link: https://ethw.org/First-Hand:No_Damned_Computer_is_Going_to_Tell_Me_What_to_DO_-_The_Story_of_the_Naval_Tactical_Data_System,_NTDS Comments[1] Links: [1]: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id132

Re: China to ditch non-Chinese PCs (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 18 Hours ago by: Retrograde

I can also see American doing the same to China, so we are currently in a phase of "not going to use anyone's stuff but my own." I'm sure the tide will swing back the other way soon enough.

Re: China to ditch non-Chinese PCs (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: Marco Moock

I can completely understand that. In the Russia vs Ukraine conflict many countries decided to sanction Russia. This might also apply if China acts in a way that the USA dislikes (e.g. against Taiwan). Using their own hardware will make t

Trinity Desktop, formerly KDE3

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: Trinity Desktop Environment R14.0.12 released Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 01:49:48 +0000 Link: https://www.osnews.com/story/134836/trinity-ddesktop-environment-r14-0-12-released/ The Trinity Desktop Environment, a

China to ditch non-Chinese PCs

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: China plans to toss foreign-made PCs from government agencies 'in two years' Author: Thomas Claburn Date: Sat, 07 May 2022 11:57:11 +0000 Link: https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2022/05/07/china_foreign_pcs/ Just l

openVMS

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: OpenVMS E9.2 on x86 now available Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 18:55:49 +0000 Link: https://www.osnews.com/story/134849/openvms-e9-2-on-x86-now-available/ We are excited to announce the availability of VSI OpenVMS

unix command line conventions over time

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Posted: 14 Days 23 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: Unix command line conventions over time Author: pabs3 Date: Sat, 07 May 2022 08:37:54 +0000 Link: https://blog.liw.fi/posts/2022/05/07/unix-cli/ Article URL: https://blog.liw.fi/posts/2022/05/07/unix-cli/[1] Comments URL: https://

Twitter wants an app ecosystem again

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: Twitter wants to bring the spotlight back to third-party apps — and win over developers Author: Ivan Mehta Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 12:34:50 +0000 Link: https://thenextweb.com/news/twitter-dev-third-party-apps-toolbox-analysis Podca

Redox OS

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Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: Redox OS 0.7.0 released Author: Thom Holwerda Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 00:56:53 +0000 Link: https://www.osnews.com/story/134832/redox-os-0-7-0-released/ A lot has changed[1] since release 0.6.0[2]! First thing, it is impossible to c

[LINK] Race to 6G: Chinese researchers declare data streaming record with whirling radio waves

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Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

Race to 6G: Chinese researchers declare data streaming record with whirling radio waves By Stephen Chen, 9 February 2022 - https://au.news.yahoo.com/race-6g-chinese-researchers-declare-072554852.html "Chinese researchers say they have ac

openBSD 7.1 includes Apple M1 chip support

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: RS Wood

Title: OpenBSD 7.1 is out, including Apple M1 support Author: Liam Proven Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 18:09:07 +0000 Link: https://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.com/2022/04/22/openbsd_71_released_including_apple/ 26 years and only tw

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