The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules 674
Agreed. And my earlier posts did discount (I was hoping someone would bring it up...) the psychopath factor -- there are some people who will expend outrageous effort -- far more than they would expend doing 'honest work' -- to injure some other party. The cartoon "super villain" as it were.
I think anyone who participates in this discussion has disqualified themselves from ever working in the field (which is in itself a sad commentary on the negative effects of paranoia ... you really *do* want clever people thinking hard day and night on ways to break your system, because The Bad Guys sure the heck are!)
The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules 676
Actually people have been consulting with the "dark side" for a long time. Some get plea bargains to do this sort of "public service" work. At some...
The point I was making (all along) was: Even though the K5SSS-N1GAK conspiracy have stolen all of Barb's pin and egg money and esconsed ourselves in the Amazon rainforest, it is the poor *bank* whose credentials we stole that will end up being out the money, not Barb and a million other denmothers around the country. That this cost gets divided up and spread among all consumers is a Sad Fact of Life.
I would rather suffer my fractional part of the total losses in the system, than see some single person bear their entire loss -- maybe that makes me a socialist.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Computer software consists of only two components: ones and zeros, in roughly equal proportions. All that is required is to sort them into the correct order.
The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules 675
message values There is a compromise: hire two new security departments that are charged with finding attacks and developing countermeasures but without...