Friday Squid Blogging: Embracing Your Inner Squid

Interview with Jonathan Coulton.

Posted on September 18, 2009 at 4:08 PM • 5 Comments

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JhsSeptember 19, 2009 10:11 AM

No comment.

#include <stdio.h>

int
main()
{
char s[]="SKEIN";
char *sp=s;
int i=0;
while (*sp) {
if (i) {
fputc(*sp-(1-2*(6+10*(i-2))/26)*((-6-10*(i-1)))%26,stdout);
} else {
fputc(*sp,stdout);
}
i++;
*sp++;
}
fputc('\n',stdout);
return 0;
}

RonKSeptember 21, 2009 12:36 AM

@ Christian Louboutin Sale

Wow, this is a really great example of the power of targeted advertising! :-)

(and for humor on a different tangent: it's immediately obvious that that site is a fake; as opposed to the authentic site, I could actually view it without enabling Flash and Javascript!!!!!)

Clive RobinsonSeptember 21, 2009 1:09 AM

@ RonK,

"it's immediately obvious that that site is a fake"

But the question is which fake ;)

That is is it a fake of the fake, or a fake of the fake of the fake...

Soon the only "targeted advertising" will be for forth line fakes as the third line fakes will be to well known to need advertisisng ;)

Clive RobinsonSeptember 21, 2009 4:46 AM

@ Bruce,

You may remember that I bang on occasionaly ;) about active EmSec (TEMPEST) attacks and how practical systems are quite vulnarable to them, but nobody in the industry appears that bothered...

Well Theo over at Cambridge Labs UK has shown just how badly such a thing as a True Random Number Generator can be effected (32bits down to 8 bits...)

http://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2009/09/08/...

In terms of practical attacks against secure equipment I suspect EmSec Susceptance attacks will be the next big practical series of attacks.

And from my own previous experiance on susceptance attacks I can tell you that "we will be living in interesting times" 8)

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