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Friday, February 22, 2008

You have got to be fucking kidding me.

Toshiba has developed a new class of micro size Nuclear Reactors that is designed to power individual apartment buildings or city blocks. The new reactor, which is only 20 feet by 6 feet…can last for up to 40 years, producing electricity for only 5 cents per kilowatt hour, about half the cost of grid energy.

posted by travis at 20:10 in General    
Friday, February 22, 2008

Security boffins unveil BitUnlocker

Word arrives from The Electronic Frontier Foundation that a crack team of researchers – including the Foundation’s own Seth Schoen – have discovered a gaping security flaw in everyday disk encryption technologies, including Microsoft’s BitLocker as well as TrueCrypt, dm-crypt, and Apple’s FileVault.

Granted, it’s possible, but it involves accessing the key from memory during a rather short window.

posted by Nem W Schlecht at 12:43 in General,Misc    

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