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Snowy
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reply to Smokey Bear

Re: Megaupload is back

said by Smokey Bear:

Some to consider:

said by IDG News Service :
Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it.
Source/more: »www.networkworld.com/news/2013/0···997.html

My bullshit is better than their bullshit.

Q. Why is Mega not to be trusted?
said by IDG News Service :
A. Because Mega uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)
Q. Isn't SSL traffic more secure than plain text traffic?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Yes, but isn't SSL traffic more secure than plain text traffic?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Yes, but is this an SSL issue or a Mega issue?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Does your research conclude that plain text should be trusted more than SSL?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. I'm getting a little scared, how can I protect myself?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Are there any other reasons why Mega should not be trusted?
said by IDG News Service :
A. If Mega's servers were compromised, it would also be possible for an attacker to deliver modified, malicious JavaScript, said Nadim Kobeissi, developer of the encrypted instant messaging program Cryptocat. It would also be possible for Mega itself to deliver malicious code.
Q. Original, clever cutting edge research.
Where's the sarcasm button around here?

Q. Anything you haven't mentioned that you'd like to conclude with?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.


AVD
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Premium
join:2003-02-06
Onion, NJ
kudos:1
said by Snowy:

said by Smokey Bear:

Some to consider:

said by IDG News Service :
Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it.
Source/more: »www.networkworld.com/news/2013/0···997.html

My bullshit is better than their bullshit.

Q. Why is Mega not to be trusted?
said by IDG News Service :
A. Because Mega uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)
Q. Isn't SSL traffic more secure than plain text traffic?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Yes, but isn't SSL traffic more secure than plain text traffic?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Yes, but is this an SSL issue or a Mega issue?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Does your research conclude that plain text should be trusted more than SSL?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. I'm getting a little scared, how can I protect myself?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.
Q. Are there any other reasons why Mega should not be trusted?
said by IDG News Service :
A. If Mega's servers were compromised, it would also be possible for an attacker to deliver modified, malicious JavaScript, said Nadim Kobeissi, developer of the encrypted instant messaging program Cryptocat. It would also be possible for Mega itself to deliver malicious code.
Q. Original, clever cutting edge research.
Where's the sarcasm button around here?

Q. Anything you haven't mentioned that you'd like to conclude with?
said by IDG News Service :
A. The problem is that SSL has long been recognized as a weak point on the web.

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