The desperate need for deniable encryption

There is a good reason to develop Deniable Encryption. According to a blog entry of fefe US law enforcement agencies are allowed to copy your harddisk and to demand to...

The meaning of Vista

VISTA = Virus Inside, Switch To Apple (via vowe)

links for 2007-03-02

Debunking the BBC's 9-11 Conspiracy Files (tags: 9-11 Conspiracy) StorageMojo - EMC: These Aren´t The Droids You´re Looking For? Robin Harris comments EMC´s response to the studies about hard disk...

Bulletproof performance

Before you think to long about the cause of this hole: This MacBookPro was hit by a bullet. As you can see on the display of the notebook: It still...

Mr. Milberg again ...

Mister Milberg develops to an major pain in the a…., well … a major annoyment: This time he tries to tout Mainframe on Linux. But Jeff Savit comes to help:...

Bildtelephon

Es ist anscheinend eine komplette Technologiewelle an mir vorbeigeschwappt, ohne das ich es bemerkt habe. Bildtelephone in guter Auflösung scheinen mittlerweile ssehr verbreitet zu sein. Wie ich darauf komme. Ich...

Palo Alto: Dumbarton Bridge

(the Dumbarton Bridge in 10.000 pixels)

ZFS cache flush

Sometimes the standard behaviour of flushing the cache after writing the ZIL to disk hurts your performance more than nescessarry: For example when you have an storage array, that have...

links for 2007-03-01

Project Pluto (tags: aircraft history nuclear science technology weapons military war physics)

AMD K8L in the wild?

There are some wild speculation in the usual suspicious forums about some SETI@HOME statistics of a mysterious AMD processor.

Der bloggende SAM

Ein weiterer Kollege aus Hamburg hat mit dem Bloggen angefangen. Ich bitte um freundliche Aufmerksamkeit für The Schroeter Space. Willkommen!

Worm in the wild

Okay, when you still run a system without the patches for the telnetd vulnerability, when you still run a system with an activated telnetd, when you still run your system...

Goldman Sachs upgrades SUNW

SeekingAlpha points to the upgrade of SUNW by Goldman Sachs: Laura Conigliaro, hardware analyst at Goldman Sachs, today raised her rating on Sun Microsystems (SUNW) to Buy from Neutral, following...

Infoworld about Sun: At 25, Sun struggles to reinvent itself

Interesting article at Infoworld. The last paragraph is the best: There's no doubt that Sun has superior technology. In the real-world IT market, however, superior technology doesn't always win out....

Considerations about perimeter security

Steffo made some interesting comments to the meme, that firewalls or perimeter security isa thing of the past: Firewalls: No more perimeter security?. I agree to Steffo. As long there...

links for 2007-02-28

The Hector Berlioz Page (tags: music classic) Solaris 10 Operating System How-To Guides (tags: howto os solaris sysadmin unix sun)

Der Bundestrojaner

Kris seziert in seinem Artikel “Der Bundestrojaner durchdekliniert” eben jenes in der Diskussion stehende Stück staatlicher Programmierkunst. Die eigentliche Frage stellt aber auch Kris nicht: Ist der Bundestrojaner überhaupt gegen...

Wie nennen wir das Kind?

Wenn ein Manager richtig daneben gegriffen hat, und es mal nicht so gut läuft, strukturiert er um. Das ist eigentlich nichts anderes, als der Firma seinen eigenen Stempel aufzudrücken und...

Sun in IDC server study 2006

eweek about the IDC study: Sun Burns Brightest in Latest IDC Server Study The survey, which IDC released on Feb. 26, showed Sun increasing its server revenue 24.4 percent in...

links for 2007-02-27

Keep Your Desk Clean With Simple Pegboards (tags: LifeHack desk clean DIY)