Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 11th, 2014

@jplonie @zdnetaustralia … and, damn it, I now see that I accidentally left out the most scathing comment about Android. Bother.

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@jplonie Hah! True. There’s actually a line in that story…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today #2: “Heartbleed soul-search: regulation propsed for critical crypto code” zdnet.com/heartbleed-sou…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today #1: “Lagging Android devices vulnerable to Heartbleed” zdnet.com/lagging-androi…

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One last plug of stuff before I fade away for the night…

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Lord_Sugar 11 Apr 1984 was a proud day for me - I launched the Amstrad CPC464. At £199, it made home computing affordable to all pic.twitter.com/pDsLohi4DF

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Once more, I have misjudged the timing of my return journey and am in the process of becoming saturated.

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AllanCavanagh Seems Wonga are trying to get this image removed from Twitter. Be a shame if loads of people tweeted it. pic.twitter.com/Cdv0o610eT

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RT @CyberPrefixerAU: CSIRO develops cyberworld’s first cyberfish-free prawn food [Cyberlicious!]

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There’s a chance I may have just imagined that.

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Today Tonight: “Cyclone Ita is confounding everyone. What’s the latest?” Reporter: “Well, it’s recording a new single with Dannii Minogue.”

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phbarratt Thank you Jetstar for bumping me because your flight was overbooked. So delighted to spend Friday evening at Sydney Airport. Never again.

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@hughstephens Thanks. So, no-one at @EnergyAustralia asked “How does this persuade people to give us their money?” Opposite effect here.

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Hey @EnergyAustralia, who’s fault is that appalling TVC with the water slide, and do you plan to drown them in a canal as reason dictates?

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@shoerust @mpesce You might think that. I couldn’t possibly comment.

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It appears than Nine News has arranged for some sort of deranged lunatic to report from the Royal Easter Show.

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I really should have been a member of the royal family, you know.

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Nine News ends that part of their report with “But the Prime Minister did get something right.” Such confidence expressed there.

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Oh gawd, Mr Rabbit is doing his MH370 briefing in front of an “Australia: Open for Business” backdrop. How crass.

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Yes, @dakami’s commentary on Heartbleed is worth reading. dankaminsky.com/2014/04/10/hea… HT @mikko @BrianHonan

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BrianHonan@gojomo: the final step of recovery is to call your mother, and advise her to change her maiden name” < & get a new pet

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@OaaSvc I believe that’s how it’s done, yes.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je n’ai aucune idée de ce que la «culture» chose est à propos​​. J’ai été très occupé.

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@PeteLawler @noreasonspec Sorry, did I do that? You’re right, Pete, that’s inexcusable.

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Eating party pies. The best kind of party pies. Free party pies.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. L’univers n’a pas encore été détruit. Cette incompétence est trop lourd à porter. Et vous?

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Given that it’s now 1730 AEST on a Friday night, the odds of me saying anything sensible about Heartbleed is plummeting.

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RT @gcluley In the wake of Heartbleed, watch out for phishing attacks disguised as password reset emails bit.ly/1hljrx9 [Tell peeps]

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RT @noreasonspec XKCD explains Heartbleed in a way we can all get pbs.twimg.com/media/Bk6222CI… [Yes. Yes they do.]

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@elronxenu I know nothing of that, but nevertheless propose the word “smugarama”.

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Tools have been downed. A chariot has been summoned.

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5at5daily “5at5 number 32 | 11 April 2014”: Rob Ford, romantic Russians, buzzwords, political cartoons, and more submarines. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@rgmerk Thanks for that, Robert. I’ll give it a plug once I’ve had a chance to read it properly. Right now I’m brain-dead.

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Regulation of open source software? Cue cyberlibertarian brainsplosion in 3… 2… 1…

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@dobes Tell me about it. And there’ll presumably be another one tomorrow. I’ll be keeping an eye open, anyway.

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RT @NewtonMark: Schneier: “An upgrade path that involves the trash, a visit to Best Buy, and a credit card.” arseh.at/4jxi

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@dobes Uhoh, “propsed”? Headline FTL.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia yesterday: “Businesses need to inform users about Heartbleed exposure” zdnet.com/businesses-nee…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “Lagging Android devices vulnerable to Heartbleed” zdnet.com/lagging-androi…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Heartbleed soul-search: regulation propsed for critical crypto code”, featuring @jameslyne zdnet.com/heartbleed-sou…

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RT @mpesce: SOYLENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THEIR NEW PRODUCT pic.twitter.com/9lSEs4M46R [Also, at left, ‘Pat a Pig!’]

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br3t source code review. i.imgur.com/yExHzr7.gif

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RT @mpesce: steers! pic.twitter.com/hJra1k0UTW [In which Mr Pesce meets the Senator-Elect from WA and his family.]

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Second story filed for @zdnetaustralia. Whew. Friday, eh?

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OK, back to the words-for-money thing. I shall return in due course.

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ben_hr RT @TrendsSydney: ‘unconfirmed’ is now trending in trendsmap.com/au/sydney

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chrisberg tony emerges from the ocean triumphantly holding a black box as the world’s media looks on

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troyhunt In case you’re wondering about the sort of data you can pull via , here’s what I’m dumping right now: pic.twitter.com/e6hJ02ud9K

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riskybusiness This week’s show is up! We chat about that low-impact bug in OpenSSL that no one else is talking about. risky.biz/RB317

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RT @dobes: Some tab is playing “Eye of the Tiger” and I don’t know where it is coming from. This is amazing!! [Good acid is back?]

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RT @lee_whitfield: This is probably the most important slide of @MalwareJake’s presentation yesterday. pic.twitter.com/PN96wGVIqZ [Agreed.]

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Wow, mentioning “Chinese investment” brought a few turd-like racists out of the woodwork. Good to flush them out, and down.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia, on the Heartboning: “Lagging Android devices vulnerable to Heartbleed” zdnet.com/lagging-androi…

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According to @dobes @zdnetaustralia, “Heartboned is a word”. I endorse this.

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Mr Rabbit was that we should have a “currency hub” in Sydney to encourage Chinese investment. What even is such a thing?

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Ah, if Mr Rabbit was even HALF the leader that Rob Ford is… Sigh.

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I love that @TheWire has an entire department of stories called “Rob Ford’s Neverending Saga” thewire.com/departments/ro…

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“Rob Ford Stuck with 10,000 Eggs He Bought for an Easter Parade He Can’t Go To” thewire.com/global/2014/04…

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“Australia’s grand vision for a national broadband network has shrunk”, reports @NewStatesman newstatesman.com/world-affairs/… HT @marshontap

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troyhunt I’ve successfully exploited vulnerable sites (that I’m responsible for!) using this .NET code: packetstormsecurity.com/files/126100

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Metlstorm This whole thing is a Microsoft conspiracy to distract us from the infinite war against WinXP.

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Note to self: Explore the possibility of @GoPro building specialist hardware, such as a GoBrony camera.

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“Call of Duty ‘fragged using OpenSSL’s Heartbleed exploit’”, reports @jleyden theregister.co.uk/2014/04/10/cal…

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This cow is most definitely from the Utility Grade Beef Council.

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RT @jeamland: Anyone know any female developers in the kernel and/or filesystems areas? [So, a girlnel developer?]

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bitcoin_txt How do I un-buy bitcoin?

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First story filed for @zdnetaustralia. Time for cow, then the second story. What a day!

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“No-one ever attacks me, I have a German accent.” Oh well played, @johullrich

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joshgnosis Christopher Pyne says he won’t be writing any diaries: “Nobody wants to know about my life”. Albo: “I do, Christopher”.

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CyberPrefixerAU Abbott arrives in Shanghai for cybertalks with Chinese cyberpresident

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pkedrosky Bruce Schneier on fixing SSL hardware: “The upgrade path is going to involve trash can, a credit card, and a trip to Best Buy”

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@johullrich Thanks, Johannes. I think I’ve got what I need for the @zdnetaustralia @ZDNet story, but will certainly ping you if needed.

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Fri plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia x 2; cow; write @5at5daily bonus 10at4; anything off The List that I can be arsed doing after that; cry.

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I just noticed that because of that first image yesterday, all my Heartbleed-related screenshots are saved as dogebleed-XXXXX.png. KIll me.

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RT @bengrubb: Any proof of concept code yet for a client-side attack using ? [I retweeted someone’s mention of same last night.]

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RT @davpope: Finishing off the <my cartoon in today’s @canberratimes goo.gl/oc0BNQ> pic.twitter.com/2dPoIbpi8E [Uh ummerr!]

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I predict a lot of Android versus iOS feels today.

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RT @oliyoung “rolls it own” and “security” always two fun things to see in the same sentence [It’s only malloc() and free(), nothing vital.]

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danmcquillan “surprise!” MT @ruthblakeley: British gave ‘full co-operation’ for CIA black jail on Diego Garcia, report claims fw.to/YuT2TrW

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runofplay WHO’S THE ZOO EXHIBIT NOW RT @KCStar The KC Zoo has confirmed chimps are loose and have put visitors in locked buildings as a precaution.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The presenters’ strongly expressed feelpinion was that telcos behaving very badly by not updating. I’ll be reporting this.

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OK, the SANS ISC briefing has just ended. I’ll be listening to the first bit, that I missed, and writing a story for @zdnetaustralia.

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Presenters mentioned earlier Theo de Raadt’s observation: OpenSSL rolls its own malloc() and free(). Duh. article.gmane.org/gmane.os.openb…

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And here’s what the buggy victim sends back… pic.twitter.com/MAXMRjad7X

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Presenters are repeating the “How Heartbleed wrks” think, so here’s what the attacker sends… pic.twitter.com/go3J9XcEne

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Run a Nexus? Here’s a diagram you might like to look at. pic.twitter.com/gu37TwSgR6

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Android correction: Vulnerable version is 4.1.1, here’s a picture of the market shares of each version. pic.twitter.com/pC9POl8hjz

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So here’s the bug. What even IS this code? pic.twitter.com/MIx8u1KE3A

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RT @hackerfantastic the @LastPass site checker is not adequately checking the flaw according to @marcwrogers and others. [Noted]

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Presenter says the bad code that causes Heartbleed is really easy to find and really dumb.

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Cybercrime community has caught on to Heartbleed getting mainstream media interest, so they’re sending “Fix it here” emails.

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Android, only 4.1.x versions are potentially vulnerable to client-side attack, but that’s one-third of handsets out there.

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Presenters are currently recommending a look at lastpass.com/heartbleed for good info and checking site status.

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Radio spot done, listening now to the lastest SANS ISC briefing on Heartbleed. Stand by for some tweets on that.

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Well, nearly. Shut up, @LindaMottram, you’re on later.

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I’ll also talk on @702sydney about this story. Maybe news headlines before I’m on. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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I am about to go on ABC @702sydney NOW to chat Heartbleed and stuff. abc.net.au/sydney/

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OK, this is not a repeat of yesterday’s SANS ISC briefing, but what new things have been discovered in the part 24 hours.

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There’s another SANS ISC briefing on Heartbleed starting in 30 minutes. sans.org/webcasts/heart…

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Fri plan, draft: Cow; write for @zdnetaustralia; prepare @5at5daily bonus 10at4; whatever else from The List I can fit in before The End.

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matthew_d_green Heartbleed is apparently the new standard by which static analysis tools will be measured. Soon that will be *all* they can find.

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It has only just begun, @FiloSottile @matthew_d_green. The Heartbleed story crossed into mainstream TV news in Australia about 12 hours ago.

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FiloSottile You know what? I’ll stop predicting when the check peaks. 20,000 checks a minute. pic.twitter.com/41XAIWDLOc

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sylmobile It’s like having a good bath, all this SSL patching, password changing, certificate renewing flurry!

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showcaseJase This messes with my mind in a couple of different ways 24.media.tumblr.com/8d044dcfcc872a…

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Today is going to be both majorly headdeskworthy and utterly, utterly hilarious. Mark my words.

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There are electrons in the box, @R_Chirgwin. I repeat, there are electrons in the box. Also, someone is burning dinosaurs, so I’m confused.

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Quote in previous tweet by Somalia Wireless’s Liban Egal, who is obviously not a disinterested observer. Still, watch that sound bite echo!

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“Every time a fibre optic cable is connected to a country they see their GDP going up because their communication costs go down.”

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“Somalia in high speed internet ‘culture shock’”, with fibre rolling out in Mogadishu. bbc.com/news/world-afr… HT @juhasaarinen

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JasonHirschhorn Hate headlines where it says “No, X isn’t
trying to do Y.” As if I asked the question in the first place. cc: @paulcarr

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@guymosel More often that not, I wake at 0500, especially when it’s a busy day. I cannot address the “evil” question for legal reasons.

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Phase 2 being, of course, the development of conspiracy theories about Heartbleed. Except, obviously, all of them will be true. All of them.

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More Phase 2: “ OPENSSL_NO_BUF_FREELISTS /* On some platforms, malloc() performance is bad enough that…” article.gmane.org/gmane.os.openb…

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“This is a man whose high-paying job required that he beats GNU/Linux at security,” writes @schestowitz techrights.org/2014/04/08/how…

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Phase 2 begins: “Former Chief Security Officer for Microsoft the Chairman of the Board of Firm Behind Heartbleed®” techrights.org/2014/04/08/how…

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RT @leslienassar: @stilgherrian @juhasaarinen Stail Herring! [Yes, “Stail Herring” seems more appropriate, in so many ways.]

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@csr_group @ZDNet Hey well, @MalwareJake was “sending a very clear message”, I thought. Good briefing yesterday, Jake, thank you.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Il est le même que précédemment, mais avec de l’acide sulfurique insuffisante. C’est une tragédie. Et vous?

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RT @juhasaarinen: Interestingly enough, @stilgherrian is an anagram of Gasring Hitler. [No it’s not. But it should be.]

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Interestingly, @R_Chirgwin, there are no electronics in the box, and there’s no dinosaur juice either.

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RT @davidjrusek: I beg to differ..pic.twitter.com/4O0BtNRq3G3G [“It is hard to imagine?” Fallacious argument of personal ignorance. H@DrMobsbs]

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Friday, eh? This’ll be interesting. And, for you, miserable, despite your constant state of denial.

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