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Another root exploit for linux

A few days ago, the following exploit was published: http://blog.zx2c4.com/749 Another small step in debunking the myth of linux security. What is also interesting is that this bug was introduced only recently: In 2.6.39, the protections against unauthorized access to … Continue reading

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AMD Bulldozer, can it get even worse?

A number of reviewers have reported problems with a Blue Screen Of Death on AMD’s Bulldozer, even with stock settings: The reviewers reporting this problem include, but are not limited to: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2011/10/12/amd-fx-8150-review/9 http://www.sweclockers.com/recension/14579-amd-fx-8150-och-fx-8120-bulldozer/21 http://muropaketti.com/artikkelit/prosessorit/amd-fx-8150-zambezi,3 http://www.hardware.fr/articles/842-22/jeux-3d-total-war-shogun-2-starcraft-ii-anno-1404.html As you can see, Total … Continue reading

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Intel Lynnfield memory woes

I recently got a Lynnfield kit from someone who failed to get it stable. The kit consists of the following: Intel Core i7 860 processor (codename Lynnfield), socket 1156 Asus P7P55D Deluxe motherboard Corsair Dominator 8 GB (4×2 GB) DDR3-1600 kit (CMD8GX3M4A1600C8) … Continue reading

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