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Its almost magic, in the sense that SQRL's technology is sufficiently advanced to appear so. And yet it is anonymous, secure and simple.
 
Hey everyone! Something cool to share:
Yesterday (Tuesday) during our weekly Security Now! podcast, I used a working beta iOS SQRL client on an iPhone (supporting the nearly finished SQRL secure identity authentication system), to log onto Leo's computer 452 miles away!
Here's the 4-minute segment showing how it went. Check it out! More coming soon, Thanks!!
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Let me add a few more from my home County, with hints:-
Garboldisham
Gippeswyk (now called Ipswich)
Dallinghoo
Gislingham - (Jiz-ling-am)
Ousden
Stowlangtoft
Thelnetham - CLUE: The first TH is a thorn and the second is T-H so "Thel-net-am"
And finally
Uggeshall
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Almost the first fact out of his mouth is so far from being right it hurts. So the furthest thing you can see with the naked eye is the Andromeda Galaxy at 4,200,000 Light Years. Ok, excluding that you can also see other galaxies under good seeing that are much further than that away lets go for distance, how about 12.9 Billion Light years! >>

Presently the farthest naked eye object that could ever have been seen is the optical component of a gamma ray burst GRB 080319B to be exact that reached visual magnitude 5.7. Its redshift of z=0.937 places is approximately...

12,900,000,000 Light Years away

that is

122,100,000,000,000,000,000,000 Km

So far away that it actually went off when the universe was only half its present age of 13.2 Billion Years
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Now I'm not saying that the NK leadership should not be taken down a peg or two(thousand). But, whoever is really in charge in the US, lets do it for the right reasons, OK. Not for something you latched onto that is ultimately not provable.

Because we remember the Iraq WMD reports that turned out to mostly hot air and how that led to invasion, regime change and now an ongoing low level conflict that is causing more casualties every day.

We also remember how the invention of Al-Qaeda as an organised coherent top down managed entity was perpetrated by the FBI from scant evidence of a loosely associated group of disaffected extremists with one spoiled rich kid acting as the money man. This was done so that existing laws of conspiracy could be made to apply to this "group".

In the end, my main fear is that using the Sony Internet-attack (cyber being a bad buzzword), linking it to a nation state actor and linking that to actual terrorist attacks which were perhaps coordinated over the internet will lead to government acts that will criminalise us all and deprive us of the few human rights we have left. See:- http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-30778424 and http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/french-police-arrest-at-least-8-people-evaculate-train-station-after-bomb-threat/2015/01/16/80acd4dc-9d0c-11e4-bcfb-059ec7a93ddc_story.html
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The following quote is infuriating to me, coming out of the hyper around default webcam password breaches, see: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30121159

From a US Linksys spokesperson: "For these cameras we do not have a way to force customers to change their default passwords"

YES YOU DO! if open source router firmwares can enforce a password change on initial setup before going live then so can you. So what I get they are really saying is,
"For these cheap commercial products, sold to unsophisticated people we decided we would leave the security wide open rather than get calls to the help line when they cannot FTFM."
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The more I study this more confused I am:
https://maps.google.ca/maps?hl=en&ll=43.69061,-79.368426&spn=0.003406,0.006968&t=m&z=18&layer=c&cbll=43.69053,-79.368491&panoid=ghctWp2QO9-Em34zlGiYtw&cbp=12,27.08,,0,0.42
Here is an example of contradictory signage that WILL eventually kill or seriously injure someone.
It consists of what appears to be a roundabout, but with All Way STOP signs. Worse the roundabout signs are European design and may not be not valid in Canada. Here are my possible interpretations:-

Actual Roundabout (assuming blue signs valid):
If its a roundabout then the requirement is not to stop but to yield to traffic on the junction and thus following traffic is not expecting you to stop if the junction is clear. Any other interpretation here by other road users will result in conflict and possible incident.
Thus the STOP signs are in conflict and should be ignored to prevent rear end shunts from following traffic.

Traffic Circle (assuming blue signs valid):
If it is a traffic circle controlled by STOP signs then, you must yield the right-of-way to the first vehicle to come to a complete stop. If two vehicles stop at the same time, you must yield to the vehicles on your right. Further traffic must obey the direction of circulation.
Here any user not assuming this exact interpretation will be in conflict and an incident can result.
Thus perhaps the blue signs should be replaced with the correct Yellow roundabout signs.

Four Way STOP (assuming blue signs invalid):
Because the roundabout signs shown are European design and not part of US/CA signage. The junction can be treated as a four-way stop and the direction of travel around the junction is optional.
I think we can see where this one goes and the potential for a head on crash. Further on approaching this junction behind other motorists I see for every two drivers turning left by going all the way round to the right I see one turning left by going directly to the left against the arrows.
Thus perhaps the blue signs and the island should be removed.

Finally there is a huge factor of obstruction by plant growth and direction of observation to contend with here. Often the STOP sign shown is overgrown and only partly visible and also the roundabout itself is overgrown later in the season. The STOP sign is also set back from the kerb edge. Thus an approaching driver only seeing the roundabout from a distance and treating it thus will have his main focus on the right to watch for other road users entering the junction. He will not be alerted by the obscured stop sign even if he were looking and would not see other vehicles on the junction opposite, and would proceed through yielding as required.

He would not be expecting other users who have different interpretations from stopping and resulting in:
* a tail shunt if he was following another vehicle
* a side impact if the other vehicle was to the left or right and reached the junction first, stopped and moved off following the arrows.
* a head on crash if the other vehicle went against the arrows.

Overall Something has to change here, but in the meantime it is a legal free for all and if stopped by a LEO for not abiding by the officers interpretation I am thinking a long conversation ending in court would result and perhaps that is how this will be resolved.
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Clearly though the banning of this 'Toy' was due to people who share the presenters stated belief that small magnetic spheres are a suitable childrens toy. These 'Toys' were designed as adult executive toys, to be sold to adults. If we follow that logic then perhaps guns, bombs and for that matter all sharp or heavy objects should be banned to prevent idiots from putting them in the hands of children.
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I think we should also ban those toys some adults use to drive to work in.. They are certainly not suitable for children! Moving parts, can contain combustible products... Yup!! Not suitable at all 
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There is one that even BBC announcers get wrong that one is WITHAM which is not pronounced wi-th-am but wit-ham. Which like many older placenames traces back to the anglo-saxons who's alphabet included the letter Thorn (þ) see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorn_%28letter%29 which in a word gives the th sound while the apearence of TH in the middle of a word is more correctly said hard T, hard H. e.g


From the Cronicles:
"On þyssum geare man halgode þet mynster æt Westmynstre on Cyldamæsse dæg"
In this year the monastery at Westminster was hallowed on Childermas day
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National Post: U.S. knows North Korea hacked Sony because NSA had already broke into country’s computer network: officials. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwvMX9rSA.

So what the NSA is saying is that it know the Sony hack was NK because the NSA had completely compromised NK networks. This from an organisation already willing to lie to congress, seems to me its just a likely that the NSA used their infiltration of NK networks to attack Sony themselves and pin the blame on NK to further an as yet undisclosed agenda. 
The trail that led U.S. officials to blame North Korea for the cyberattack winds back to 2010, when the NSA scrambled to break into the country's computer systems
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Also we only have the word of a man willing to lie to congress that he only spoke of trivialities when having an intimate dinner with his NK opposite number, shenanigans?
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Same idea as apocryphal Washington's axe, the idea and the construct continues to exist by the original item is eventually completely replaced. Therefore the axe exists and in every way is identical to that which the great man used but it consists of completely new materials, gradually replaced over the Millennia so it is also NOT Washington's axe and did not last to today. 
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It looks fairly simple using a 3d printer to make a universal key for this lock that has all 23 pins present but each one controled by an actuator. Thus looking at the key all the 6 pins appear to be about the same length, so taking that and the 23 holes we get 100947 possible key permutations.

This means that an automated brute force attack of say one test per second we could on average open the lock in around 14 hours, which is way to long to be practical. If testing could be done faster say 1 per 1/4 second and an accurate enough rotation sensor added to detect freeing from correct partial guesses then we could reduce that to say 35 minutes.

This is all assuming the pins are of equal length, each extra positional possibility on that would multiply the time to crack.

One final thought is that this design could be open to masterkey operation if there are at least 1 pin with two sheer-lines.
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the pins are not the same lenght. Look at 02:31 and listen to what he says..
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Hello, the 1990's called, they said they would like their VCR's and tube TV's back.
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