[CentOS] C5 : Firefox 38 bug

Fri Jun 12 20:54:26 UTC 2015
jd1008 <jd1008 at gmail.com>

On 06/12/2015 02:32 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Fri, June 12, 2015 3:20 pm, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 6/12/2015 1:03 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>> But the bottom line is the same: in both cases you are executing
>>> somebody's else code on your computer.
>> your computer is *ALWAYS* executing someone elses code, unless you wrote
>> every line of code in it, including the BIOS and the firmware of all the
>> attached devices.
> Indeed. What was never mentioned in this thread is a chain of trust. The
> level of trust to what you get from your system vendor, software vendors
> (be they open source or proprietary) may be quite different from the level
> of trust to what you get when clicking on some web link inside some search
> page, or on some website (even if you visit the website often).
> So, it is all about whom and what do you trust, and to what level can you
> afford to trust, and whether you are able to track the software code to
> the code origin.
> This all was what I implied when I said that short phrase which may look
> ridiculously if taken literally - exactly as you pointed out -, but may
> make sense if you take into account the chains of trust involved.
> Valeri
The more you know, the less you trust :) :)
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