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War driving by the Bay

In a parking garage across from Moscone Center, the site of this year's RSA Conference, Peter Shipley reaches up though the sunroof of his car and slaps a dorsal-shaped Lucent antenna to the roof-- where it's held firm by a heavy magnet epoxied to the base. "The important part of getting this to work is having the external …
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Closed source is more secure – MS

The head of Microsoft's security response team argued here Thursday that closed source software is more secure than open source projects, in part because nobody's reviewing open source code for security flaws. "Review is boring and time consuming, and it's hard," said Steve Lipner, manager of Microsoft's security response …