White House calls for new law targeting 'offshore' Web sites
He is not even waiting till after the election when he will have nothing to fear to try and jam these down our throats.
If you may recall he said on an open mic: "This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility" to Dmitry Medvedev a few weeks ago.
Looks like he is so confident in re-election that he does not even care about what the people said a few months ago about SOPA etc. -- The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
The excuses put fourth by the church of jobs will be entertaining. I am a little surprised one of his followers has not appeared hear to preach the word of brother jobs and refute the claims of the these heathens who speak of such trojans. -- I do not, have not, and will not work for AT&T/Comcast/Verizon/Charter or similar sized company.
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"Although Oracle released a fix for the security threat in February, a patch has yet to be released for OS X users. That's because Apple distributes Java updates itself and the company has yet to make one for the specific flaw, or indicate when it plans to do so"
So no, it's Apples fault. -- I do not, have not, and will not work for AT&T/Comcast/Verizon/Charter or similar sized company.
"Although Apple stopped bundling Java by default in OS X 10.7 (Lion), it offers instructions for downloading and installing the Oracle-developed software framework when users access webpages that use it."
Apple deprecated Java going forward, but in theory still support Java for OS X 10.5 and 10.6.
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Apple and Java
Apple has stopped distributing Java by default and needs to stop offering it outright just as they have done for Flash. If Oracle wants Java on OS X, they can develop and deploy it themselves as Adobe has ended up doing with Flash.
Hackers can steal credit card data from used Xbox 360s
Of course they can.
1. Microsoft's operating systems eat memory like a starving man at a buffet. When they run out of real memory, they start using the hard drive. It's pretty much inevitable that personal information will be written to the drive, even if the OS never does it intentionally.
2. Any "wipe" or "format" option offered by the console almost certainly does a 'quick' format that just wipes the directory rather than zero-filling the drive. I doubt that any users are going to sit there and wait for a true format to finish. As an aside here, I really HATE how MS has muddied the waters in regard to "formatting" a drive. The word "format" used to refer to completely erasing a disk by overwriting all the tracks and sectors. Then MS came out with the "quick format" option, which only erases the directory and marks the space as free. Now, probably 99% of the average users think that a quick format completely erases the drive.