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Old 1st Oct 2013, 12:27   #1
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McAfee teases NSA-busting privacy gadget

D-Central box promises NSA-proofing.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardwar...ee-d-central/1
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Old 1st Oct 2013, 12:38   #2
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Maybe it's just me but, how to attract the attention of the NSA - say your product is NSA proof.
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For some reason James McCormick's fake bomb detector springs to mind when i read this
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headlines 6 months from now: "NSA uses D-Central to spy on everyone. Also bypasses high end security with finger print scans from iPhone 5"

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It's a McAfee product, so it will probably be pretty effective. It just makes the computer so damn slow you won't use it anymore... NSA proof.
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It's a McAfee product, so it will probably be pretty effective. It just makes the computer so damn slow you won't use it anymore... NSA proof.
Heh, that was my first thought too!
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Maybe it's just me but, how to attract the attention of the NSA - say your product is NSA proof.
Pretty much what I was thinking.

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For some reason James McCormick's fake bomb detector springs to mind when i read this
That too.
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Anything that has McAfee on it and is found on my computer is obliterated immediately and sent into the void in a squillion pieces
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Anything that has McAfee on it and is found on my computer is obliterated immediately and sent into the void in a squillion pieces
My all-time favourite interview quote ever is on that subject, when McAfee was asked in 2012 - long after he'd sold his stake in the company - whether he used McAfee anti-virus.
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There was just one more question, though: “Do you have McAfee antivirus on your computer?” He looked at me and put down his cigarette. “I take it off,” he said. “It’s too annoying.”
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