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News Windows 7 security courtesy of the NSA

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 19 Nov 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    shanky887614 New Member

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    or people that have things to hide becasue they are allowed to moniter peoples data this could prvide an easy way for them to do it i think ill wait a while till it is fully disected before i install it i dont like the idea that americans might be able to sniff around my computer here in the uk
     
  3. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    Can any government agency really be trusted? I don't think so but heck... what can you do about it?

    (Grabs tinfoil tracksuit)
     
  4. Mentai

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    It's unpleasant but I'm going to assume they have better things to do than come after me. That's if they actually did put backdoors in.
     
  5. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    The government is watching you masturbate!
     
  6. Aracos

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    The government is ceiling cat!!!
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  7. Psytek

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    lol, the kind of security government agencies uses is typically:

    leave all passwords set to default.
    leave all ports open on servers.
    leave unencrypted data on laptops in public places.
    leave unencrypted data on flash drives in public places.
    apologise when data gets hacked/leaked.
     
  8. shanky887614

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    acording to what you said they are not gettign hacked someone is just logging on is that really hacking?
    i dont think so and even when they encrypt it you can still unencrypt it if you have enough time
     
  9. Whalemeister

    Whalemeister is so hot right now!

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    Kinda related to this but it you really want to screw with the American government just ad a sig block to all your emails with words like "bomb, president white house, assassinate, plot, etc" If we can get enough people doing it the email monitoring systems they have in place would be crippled.

    Come comrades, together we can defeat these capitalist pigs!!
     
  10. steleet

    steleet Did he death?

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    *Knock knock* "FBI!"
     
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    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    How do you decrypt a flash device that lets you enter the passkey three times then erases all data automatically?
     
  12. Dave Lister

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    If i'd known this before releasae of win 7 i'd still be running xp on my laptop now. Goverments can not be trusted especialy the american goverment.
     
  13. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Yes, because I'm sure Microsoft used the advice given by the NSA to install monitoring software, so they can see what you're doing 24/7.

    Something everyone seems to forget - The vast majority of us aren't interesting enough to be watched by other non-government people, why would the government be willing to watch you? Pretty sure they can live without knowing which folder your porn's hidden in.</antitinfoil>
     
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    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    C:\users\perplekks45\My Documents\POOOOOOOOOOOOORN\
    or something similar...

    :eyebrow:
     
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    Every email you send and Google search you do is sent through the NSA, I thought everyone knew that.

    Tinfoil hat is saying that is not happening.
     
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    Windows:
    C:/users/proxess/Desktop/

    Linux:
    /home/proxess/Desktop/

    Go ahead, come take my porn!
     
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    well it's already insecure by default.. you have to change the uac level to get it tanked- and you know average joe blow doesn't know what the hell is going on

    how do they explain that.. strait out the box a puppetmaster can already take full control like in xp (be it spoof or getting a toolbag to run a codec so he can watch riding miss daisy) and it's been demonstrated already, programs running with full permissions without any blip on the uac

    so whatever they're doing, they already fing failed XD
     
  18. B3CK

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    Clone it first then you can start cracking the clones...
     
  19. B3CK

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    I do seem to remember a couple years ago people going to jail for attempting access to a U.S. gov site, due to the fact that the site was for authorized personnel only; and therefore constituted "trying to gain access to an un-authorized website"; deemed hacking.
    The laws have probably changed since then, and if I am remembering correctly the site in question was not meant to open to the internet, but was somehow still on the internet if you accessed it directly via ip.
     
  20. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    Keep in mind also that this is the NSA, not your local police, not the state and not even the FBI that theoretically has this capability. If you Have Osama bin Ladin's mailing address on your computer they might be interested, but anything short of that they're going to tell the requesting agency to go piss up a rope.

    And if anyone it's interested, C:?.../my documents/temp/ On the desktop and D:/chris/ on the fileserver :thumb:
     
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