On the definition of "special software":
"Manning did not have admin-level privileges, and used special software, namely a Linux operating system, to access the computer file and obtain the portion of the password provided to Assange."
@fribbledom It would be special software, in that its not the software that came on the systems.
It doesn’t mean “illegal” or “souper seekrit”, just not the ordinary.
@fribbledom face palm?
@fribbledom Ahhahahha xD this is equally funny and sad.
@fribbledom Presumably something as simple as a Ubuntu live CD.
FFS, I have disk encryption protecting my family photos and the US military doesn't even bother with Bitlocker for their collection of atrocity records.
@fribbledom You can do that in Windows too. 🤔
@fribbledom Kind of cool that they didn't misgender her.
@fribbledom special Russian hacker software. Remember kids, when you program Linux, you program COMMUNISM.
So, either no disk crypto, or a weak password.
But this is totally Assange's fault, guys.
@fribbledom can we just sue anyone who runs Linux in the US government for being malicious now
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