Archive for August 22nd, 2002

How to escalate your privileges on any Windows machine, in four or five moderately difficult steps. In the fine tradition of declaring darkness the standard, Microsoft doesn’t classify this as a security vulnerability because they can’t fix it. (Link from RocketKnowledge.)

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 22, 2002 @ 2:30 PM | Code

Today Steven Den Beste, interesting as always, cites Ken Arrow’s result that “all electoral systems are flawed in one way or another.” This is true, as far as it goes, but inexact. More precisely, Arrow proved that no electoral system can, in every case, so long as more than two choices are involved, accurately reflect […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 22, 2002 @ 10:51 AM | General