Millions upon millions of MiFare Classic chips are used worldwide in contexts such as payment cards for public transportation networks throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S. and in building-access passes.
In December 2008, Nohl and Plotz gave a presentation on MiFare's security vulnerabilities at the 24th Chaos Communications Congress… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 21, 2010 at 13:30 —
Brass Eye was a UK television series of satirical spoof documentaries. A single series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, with a further special episode in 2001.
The series was created by Chris Morris, and written by, amongst others, Morris, David Quantick, Peter Baynham, Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan. It was conceived as a sequel to Morris's earlier spoof news programmes On the Hour and The Day Today, and satirised the media's portrayal of various social… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 19, 2010 at 6:54 —
Apparently a Hammas leader just got whacked in Dubai. The finger is being pointed at Israel. I'm not convinced myself. This was certainly a pro piece of assasination, I just reckon that Israel would have taken him away... disappeared.
Here's the basic jist of it:
On January 19, at around 9 A.M., the 50-year-old
Mabhouh boarded Emirates flight EK 912 in Damascus, bound for Dubai, where he landed at 2:30 P.M. The local…Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 18, 2010 at 13:30 —
It's a matter of considerable ponderance in a secular times: what is art?
Doctrine of Divinity
Back in religious times art was considered to be a form of worship, or as a communications tool to convey a divine message or portray a divine form, depending on how you look at it. Art was a problem as much as it was a solution. The bible says a thing or two about graven images & ba'al etc and the Quaran… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 17, 2010 at 20:00 —
Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth. The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy.
In a plutocracy, the degree of economic inequality is high while the level of social mobility is low. This can apply to a multitude of government systems, as the key elements of plutocracy transcend and often occur concurrently with the features of… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 17, 2010 at 2:01 —
Britain has the third highest number of companies in the top 500 global companies by capital value after the US and Japan. In total 36. Their composition has much to tell about the nature of British big business. Nine, one quarter, are banks. Another nine are privatised utility companies (energy, telecom, transport, services). A further two are pharmaceutical companies and significantly dependent on the National Health Service for their markets. Four are in overseas oil and mineral extraction… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 17, 2010 at 1:45 —
I was 18. I had a new suit, a City job on 30 quid a week and a bedsit in Paddington with mould all down the walls. Optimistic over my first vote, and sensing this massive change on the horizon, I voted Tory. Things couldn't go on any longer as they were, but no one realised it would all be sold off. Two years down the line and I was out of work and taking occasional dead-end factory jobs. If people had realised that big state businesses were simply going to be… Continue
Added by bishopdante on February 17, 2010 at 1:30 —
They're going to corporatise the internet and kick off all the hackers. The hackers have already moved in droves over to usenet tunneled over IP to escape the DMCA version one, but it looks like soon the internet is gonna become quite authoritarian, so they'll have to find a new physical network.
printable circuits, subminiature components, low power consumption, soon it'll be possible to add electronic features to anything. Lots of people think that should be clothes, and have offered up pointless electronic features built into clothing such as: