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Intel Management Engine Has NSA Kill-Switch Anonymous 10/18/2019 (Fri) 12:30:31 No.468 [Reply]
>According to a highly technical blog post, Positive Technologies experts revealed they discovered a hidden bit inside the firmware code, which when flipped (set to "1") it will disable ME after ME has done its job and booted up the main processor.

>The bit is labelled "reserve_hap" and a nearby comment describes it as "High Assurance Platform (HAP) enable."

>High Assurance Platform (HAP) is an NSA program that describes a series of rules for running secure computing platforms.


>Our DMA malware DAGGER is not executed on the host processor. It is
executed on the processor provided by Intel’s ME. No additional hardware is
required. DAGGER implements a sophisticated isolated runtime attack on user
input. Additionally, our DMA malware could steal cryptographic keys, target
OS kernel structures in an attack, and copy files from the file cache.


This is old news, but the new board needs a new reminder that until RISC-V hardware becomes readily available, no amount of free software will protect you from glow nigger spying.
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>>468 > no amount of free software will protect you from glow nigger spying. Doesn't matter. NSA and most other western intelligence agencies are extremely intelligent, but clinically niggerlicious ( fortunately/unfortunately depending on your glow level) <"extremely intelligent, but clinically niggerlicious" What this? This is best illustrated via an example... Consider the following: Objective: Open door. NSA solution - spend $1bn designing advanced AI drone that turns the door handle with a laser tractor beam using telepathic remote control. Non-retard solution - Turn door handle. So although glowniggers can peek up your ass digitally it has been fuck all use because hundreds of thousands of chinky sleeper agents walked right past them and have pretty much fucked over the countries they were supposedly 'defending' from harm. Spying on your own populace makes you inherently weak.* Excessive 'Navel gazing' ensures you WILL miss exterior threats. *This will also be exploited in repercussions against (internally spying) chink commies during the upcoming (obvious) war(s). Glownigger, before you bitch about "B-but No, that's not true!" IT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED! I bet those Chinese commies are pissing themselves at parties laughing at just how useless you all are.
>>2467 >niggerlicious >r e-t=a.r:d,e/d >c u c k e d wordfilters found
>highly technical blog post
>>1889 RISC-V is such a meme that it's CISC
>>1853 no.

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Libbie thread Anonymous 04/05/2020 (Sun) 17:06:27 No.2422 [Reply]
Fuck it, it's been too long since we had one and we missed the last anniversary thread. Time for more Libbieposting! I'm also sharing those Libbie folders to IPFS, since the previous uploads kept going down. I can't keep my machine on all the time though so some seeders would be appreciated. /ipfs/QmTtraPF9pcEPF7tCPMzNT67vd4gaWsCNhcaN59r5rZBXG/mascots
Is there a fork or rebrand of LibreOffice with more Libbie?
>>2437 There's a patch floating around, powered by some real impressive code.
$ time ipfs ls /ipfs/QmTtraPF9pcEPF7tCPMzNT67vd4gaWsCNhcaN59r5rZBXG/mascots/ 2>/dev/null ^C 291m41.90s real 0m00.11s user 0m00.17s system thanks
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>>2460 Oh yeah and... I'll let you guys in on a little trick. If you want to get some free high quality seeders on your IPFS stuff, just download your data off of every gateway you know. Use wget to download stuff recursively within a shell script that fetches everything to /dev/null from a list of gateways or something. It's what I did. I'm not sure how often any of the gateways clean up, but I tested this by putting an image on IPFS, fetching it off cloudflare, turning off my daemon, downloading it off every gateway from a list I got from some random gateway tester github page, and it's been months and I still see multiple peers who claim to have it. I also did this but without actually downloading anything, just listing directories, with a folder with a bajillion files in it. That one is also still up.

Handheld Computers Anonymous 02/22/2020 (Sat) 06:22:49 No.1789 [Reply]
What is /tech/'s opinion on devices like the Smach Z and the GPD Win series and their potential for software freedom? On the one hand, having the same functionality as a laptop packed into the size of a handlend system like the 3ds could potentially let you do some pretty cool stuff. One blog I saw talked about putting Kali Linux on a GPD Win 2 and using it as a more subtle tool for wardrivng, for example. But on the other hand, they're still (((modern hardware))) so they're probably backdoored to hell and back at the very and won't be able to be 100% pozz free anytime soon absent some firmware-flashing breakthrough. Any recommendations/advice? Where I can get one firsthand in particular? I was thinking about getting one and maybe trying to install something like Retroarch on it to emulate older vidya on the go. Maybe sort through text/images/etc with /k/ and /pol/ stuff too, but that might be a bit risky w/o any idea of what kind of backdoors might be hiding. But I didn't have any luck finding anything available online the last time i tried that wasn't a secondhand offer and I'm not interested in chancing get broken shit I can't fix at a price tag of hundreds of dollars.
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>>1806 it's not that simple, I've looked into it, the packaging will be hard. first, I can't find any keyboards that are just the right size. either they're miniscule, or netbook sized, not palmtop sized. Also a lot of them are bluetooth with no USB connection so you'd have to do a bunch of stuff to wire it properly. so it seems to me that at least for the keyboard you'd have to do it yourself, this shouldn't be terribly hard if you can use some perfboard or something. They have tutorials online to wire up a matrix keyboard so it's doable, you would have to source push buttons and we would have to find out what kind make the best keys for typing on. >>1894 if you're at 10" that's already a netbook size anyway so I wouldn't really call it a handheld. IMO if you could make a PC110 clone with newer hardware it would be just about perfect. one thing that sucks is all the small screens are lame 16:9 bullshit. I think making one is doable but it will take a lot of design, I don't think it's easy to throw together, at least not anything that will look and feel good.
Yeah I looked on digikey and screens are pretty expensive, usually about $40. Unfortunately they're all touchscreen garbage, but I guess with a stylus it would be alright. also, most of the ones in the 5" range are 800x480 turds. I don't even know if that is going to be usable on most websites. Maybe just barely. Unless you want to spend $160 for the 800x600 screens on there.
Why not use something similar to a raspberry pi? Are they insecure?
>>1789 I remember open handhelds were a big craze in the 2000s, shit like the Canoo and pandora. Most of those devices aren't being made anymore though, and they were almost entirely suited to playing games(no keyboard or mouse-replacement except for like the pandora).
>>2323 Try Alibaba. Chinks have all kinds of gadget and second hand screens. They should be able to modify a tiny remote media keyboard to wired at a low cost.

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archives thread Anonymous 04/01/2020 (Wed) 20:51:44 No.2322 [Reply]
hey Anons. the board on 8chan was literally a treasure itself. Now they're all gone. I mean i know many threads has scrots on archive.is or internet archive but it doesnt contain media. I miss mostly the /fucko/ threads. Anyone has archives of /tech/ or tech related contents?
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here are some webm and image archives saved from 8chan. https://mega.nz/#!7fQwnKAD!VnDvZraAKn9mlph6eUcLqf0ZwmU5KX_JReCmSTBNd8w https://mega.nz/#!rKYwxCjI!WDONmGap_6sZyy-zN5qmPpS5lBSe6hsr67L47TgCqDM https://mega.nz/#!bWACmA7Q!CmdHQMUYEzQoJfciena_RIzVXnRScBOQhNvrBeWMUvY webm: deweio43xkldeeopgfh shitPost: erioxkl545uisxofi54 other: 897cviot98eruio45lk >>2338 /fucko/ threads are my favourites anon. Thank you.
i wish i could archive them back then https://archive.is/0eGPf <-/tech/ webm thread https://archive.is/WBgfd <-/tech/ ebook thread
>>2341 >>2347 >>2348 >>2381 garbage that belongs on some other board >>2382 Shame the webms dont load, but at least I already got the good ebooks and raided every linked stash.
>>2384 >garbage that belongs on some other board definitely. anything he posted that's actually /tech/ related, fine move it to a /fucko/ bread. otherwise the rest should be canned. he can put it on one of the many politics boards we have.

Botnet ID Anonymous 03/23/2020 (Mon) 23:40:24 No.2194 [Reply]
Bill "Chip'in" Gate has come for us amid the attack of corona-chan. Discuss countermeasures and projections.
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>>2200 Good thing I'm not taking it.
>>2211 Becoming a part of the globalist (((elite))) means you have allied with jews and so you are immune to their evil weapons such as the media. Those who are not and not fully, get a free pass. Well, at least until their usefulness truly runs out. Like Epstein. Want to know who else was on the pedo mossad agent Epstein's island? Even Astrophysicist wheelchair cripple man with his wife. Now what does that say about who and how many others have been there.
>>2213 S.H was definitely a cuck. There is no fucking way that woman is not fucking other men on the side while sucking the wallet out of this guy's blue ball.
>>2200 >Certainly food supply and the health system. We still need water, electricity and the internet. Supply chains for critical things need to be maintained. Countries are still figuring out what to keep running. This is some next-level asshattery. The implication, of course, being that the government ought to shut down whatever business they (or Bill Gates) think is "nonessential". Every business that can deliver toilet paper, bottled water, and food is raking it in right now. Hotels, airlines, restaurants, on the other hand, are dying because nobody wants their services. The market has already decided what businesses are essential and nonessential.
>>2306 The implication of bill's micropenchip is probabaly next level anon-social barrier via chip lock-in. No chip, no credits, no loans, no jobs. With 5G and nanobots, (((they))) have full chemical and geolocation control over everyone. Literally remote bugging and drugging you.

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Install Gentoo Wiki Anonymous 01/24/2020 (Fri) 03:16:51 No.1386 [Reply]
As one of the last remaining contributors to this wiki, I am humbly requesting that people here keep it up to date and potentially revive it. The Julay.World article doesn't exist yet, and I lack a lot of knowledge to update it. Please help fix this. The Admin seems to have gone dark himself. It's all we, as a cross-chan community, seem to have left. The spam seems to have stopped too. https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php?title=Julay_World&action=edit&redlink=1 https://wiki.installgentoo.com
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>>1546 Fuck, I apologize for forgetting to green text.
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Apparently someone is trying to remove "racial slurs" from the wiki.
>>2205 Then add them back in!
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>>2214 >>2205 Looks like it's being resolved, and most agree to call it "Chink Shit General."
>>2216 >most agree So? doesn't matter if they agree or not, it's chink shit general, as soon as you let people change anything within a community it always ends up dead, looks like people are trying to shill stores on there too. >all that effort over 1 guy changing chink to chinese why cant they just ignore him and lockdown the name?

DVD Region Code Software Anonymous 03/18/2020 (Wed) 05:08:06 No.2108 [Reply]
The damn kikes are at it again. This time it's the region code bs for a DVD. I am trying to play and rip a DVD to upload for someone on the /film/ board. Know of any region-cracking or region-changing software (preferably, CLI based) for DVDs?
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>>2119 https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-dvd-ripper-software.html Read this should list everything you need. There are CLI and GUI options just pick one you like.
>>2108 Have you tried to s-search for "ffmpeg rip dvd"? PS: first result on ddg
Just use MakeMKV
Again? As in 1996 again? If you don't want to use mencoder or ffmpeg, handbrake has a cli interface. https://github.com/HandBrake/HandBrake

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emerge --emptytree @world Anonymous 02/28/2020 (Fri) 07:42:54 No.1874 [Reply]
Given the chance to start over, how would you redesign the world of computer? Is it still von neumann architecture? How many registers? What langauge or what would be ideal language for system programming?
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>>1879 The web is already the shitty new JVM, we might as well replace it with a Lisp VM before everything is replaced with webASM. https://archive.is/jpuAt
William Shockley, Fairchild, Intel, Texas Instruments, et al, simply exploited the fundamental characteristics of matter & energy designed into the universe from the beginning by God Himself. ICs are designed as they are b/c at the most fundamental level it's the way they have to work. So there's no real way around that basic limitation of physics. The architectures of the designs themselves could be different however, even radically so. For example, if the microprocessor world had gone down the RISC/GPU path predominantly, we would never have run into the end of Moore's Law. We would have a steady exponential growth in compute power for the foreseeable future. This is why GPUs have taken over in ML/AI tbh. Most importantly is the political aspect. When legal systems are explicitly set up to line the pockets of the lawmakers themselves and actively encourage developers of technology to crush competition, then it will inevitably turn out in the end into the pozzed shitshow we have in front of us now. In short; all technology, both hardware and software, must be open, and contain no hidden secrets. This would be the most important--and most difficult to imagine--change in history which would have led to a much more powerful computing world for today.
>>1881 > especially it doesn't have all that oop crap. #include <stdio.h> struct Graphics_point { int x; int y; }; struct Graphics_square { struct Graphics_point lower_left; struct Graphics_point upper_left; struct Graphics_point lower_right; struct Graphics_point upper_right; };

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>>2143 interesting.

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Tor Services Anonymous 09/24/2019 (Tue) 02:40:45 No.237 [Reply]
Is there something like neocities or txti.es for Tor websites (and/or other darkwebs, like I2P, Freenet, Zeronet, but Tor in particular)? I'd like to start up my own simple site, but I don't have a permanent server.

Pardon if I'm asking something retarded here.
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>>2052 >On Tor everyone can start a hidden service on any computer that supports Tor and be instantly accesible within the network. sounds compelling, what's the catch? if it was that easy/good surely it would be yuge by now.
>>2061 Well the instant you have encrypted traffic over non-standard ports you get flagged by glownigs. jews and mormons run NSA, for the most part.
>>2061 TOR is huge, plenty of thrid world normies use it to bypass regional blocks to facebook and twitter for example.
>>2062 lol, why would that matter? fuck the kikes.
>>2115 I agree with the sentiment, but it's important to have a proper threat profile. Hosting a server is always a pain compared to throwing a site on someone else's, plus the stigma of tor and the difficult web addresses (there needs to be some URL shortening to make them easier to deal with for normalfags or even just writing down on paper). I think Tor needs to grow before the whole internet becomes a walled garden (which it pretty much is), so I hope you continue with the project.

RMS Birthday Anonymous 03/16/2020 (Mon) 16:47:42 No.2081 [Reply]
Remember to wish him a happy birthday
I think I drew 2 tiles of the gif. happy birthday rms. poor fella probably living on the streets like Terry A. Davis now.
>counting from 1 <shiggy Happer Birthday RMS, tell the faggots to go dilate themselve.

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