[cryptome] Re: Buying a A New Laptop?

  • From: Shaun O'Connor <capricorn8159@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:31:47 +0000

talking of armageddon and the likes

heres a you tube vid on that very subject( no I'm not a religious person
but it does give pause for thought)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFbR-rTbFXg

On 15/03/2015 15:06, John Young wrote:
> Cybersecurity warnings recall days of nuclear armageddon when
> backyard shelters were the fashion. Which recalled medieval warnings
> of 4 horsemen which drove fearful into slaving on cathedrals. Which
> recalled ancient shamans of diverse terrors to building armies of
> death and destruction to sit in camps roaring drunk and bonding
> with mates until Samson demolished the temples. Which foretold
> what now emanates from Joan d'Arc Manning and Knight Templar
> Snowden and their legions of Machiavellis and court suppliers the
> dire whisperings of electromagnetic imaginations infecting our
> personal biblical gadgets. Just when we had come to forgive the
> Guilty Inventors of the A-Bomb, along comes malware procreating
> in the rampant imaginations of cybersecurity shamans declaring
> war for the Internet, their marketing strategy to get inside our
> defenses by the usual means of attacking us and blaming others.
> We buy that familiar indoctrination, a perdurable intoxication.
>
>
> At 10:12 AM 3/15/2015, you wrote:
>> This thing below is also Chinese, but 100% free.Â
>> http://www.lemote.com/en/products/Notebook/2010/0310/112.html
>> <http://www.lemote.com/en/products/Notebook/2010/0310/112.html>
>>
>> 2015-03-15 13:42 GMT+01:00 Douglas Rankine
>> <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx>>:
>>
>>
>>     Dear Colleagues,
>>
>>     As you know, I have had two laptops go down the pan in the last
>>     week or so, so I am looking around the market at new and second
>>     hand ones.  I am also looking for a new one for me missus as she
>>     has a big birthday coming up.    My lad recommended a
>>     Lenovo, a 13� job, with a touch screen and a physical keyboard,
>>     which would be ideal for her...at the right price.    I had a
>>     look,
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     See url:
>>     
>> http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/laptops-netbooks/laptops/laptops/lenovo-yoga-3-11-6-2-in-1-silver-10108711-pdt.htm
>>
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     but as I was checking it out, I discovered that there are
>>     supposed to be some security concerns.  For instance there is a
>>     story that our most respected security and intelligence services,
>>     don’t recommend them because of hardware and software “back
>>     doors� being inserted in them so that the Chinese government
>>     can keep tabs on the users...(they are made in China by a Chinese
>>     Company owned by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, apparently) I
>>     don’t know how true this is and whether the NSA would prefer us
>>     westerners to purchase US ones with “western�  back doors in
>>     them...or whether it is just a rumour.
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     See url:
>>     
>> http://www.geek.com/chips/spy-agencies-shun-lenovo-finding-backdoors-built-into-the-hardware-1563801/
>>
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     I already have a Samsung smart tv which is supposed to have
>>     spyware on it.  I didn’t find out until after I bought it and
>>     I don’t know if it has...or if it has, how to get rid of it. 
>>     Apparently, “anonymous� user information is being  collected
>>     for marketing purposes, and is completely harmless... J.  I
>>     didn’t buy a tv to be spied on without my permission, but there
>>     you are, such is the honesty and integrity of democratic, liberal
>>     capitalism.  We even have to purchase our spyware these
>>     days....it is becoming mandatory...like a television license.
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     So, anyone got any ideas on how I should proceed, any
>>     recommendations, will be most welcome... J.
>>
>>     ATB
>>
>>     Dougie.
>>
>>     Â
>>
>>     Â
>>

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