321 posts • joined 2 May 2008
Re: 99% of all mobile exploits are on Android
Finally someone who knows what she/he is talking about.
"I am confused, what personal data do you give to Apple (or any other manufacturer for that matter) when you purchase one of their products.
Hardly surprising that you don't actually know!
Hardly surprising that you failed to understand the responses correctly, and yes I do know what goes on and where.
Ok as a quick roundup
They have my..
1 email address
3 credit card details if I use the apple stores, or I purchased the device from them
4 real address ( see 3) , until I move
5 purchasing details if I use apple stores.
This is no more than amazon or ebay have, and this is a necessary requirement in these times
and are not really personal.
Personal is my medical data, my sexual orientation, my drinking/eating/smoking habits, criminal records,
financial details (outside of credit agency data) and phone number
Google could summarize far more about me if they could correlate the person to the queries, ever wondered why Google et al are so keen to get those extra details such as alternate email address and mobile or landline phone?
I am confused, what personal data do you give to Apple (or any other manufacturer for that matter) when you purchase one of their products.
Re: Parents, it's all your fault!
Blocked The Guardian, have they, who is your ISP?
26 December 2013 Last updated three minutes ago
London famously decided not to go open source back in 2003, citing a desire to be dependent of big, bad, vendor-land and waste a few Pounds along the way. To that end the city decided not to adopt Linux on the desktop and server, open-source productivity tools and free software everywhere.
That well may be, but it works, so 30 mill well spent.
Or to put it another way
A whopping three out of four Apple fanbois use UPTODATE TECH
Re: Best of luck with that one!
At the cost of repeating myself...
Print out a copy and thrust it under their stupid box shifting noses.
Works for me.
Re: Why is nobody talking about accountants?
Question of the day, for five points, who can tell us which of the following countries has the largest number of pages in the tax rule book?
2. United Kingdom
And for a further ten points, when stacked on its end, the height of said printed legislation
Stupid Stupid Stupid or what
Where does the VAT go on each Amazon/Starbucks/UK based company go?
You are joking?
This from the company that keeps asking for your mobile number whenever you log onto its mail service?
Give me a break.
Re: Highly sensitive material...
If I recall correctly, the UK passport in earlier times referred to subjects, now it refers to citizen.
Not sure if when this changed, and if it was due to EU legislation.
Still never mind, roll on 2017 when we all vote to leave the EU, back to being subjects again and
good old capital punishment, no more pesky Human Rights legislation, or bent bananas
(or Uprik, theres a plus)
Need 100 down votes please!!!
Re: As they should
Almost correct. In the days of WW2 and the Cold War once a circuit was identified then it was exploited for its traffic analysis and content for code breaking. The targets were pretty much geographically known, an embassy, a battle unit etc. Traffic was mainly morse, rtty, and voice
Now it is more difficult, there is a multitude of protocols, in a multitude of locations. To catch the target initially is like separating wheat from chaff, and then the bad wheat from the good wheat, its difficult, so it is easier to automate the process, ie scan everything.
Once a target is identified, then any non bad hits should be taken out of the equation where possible, they become a distraction like noise.
Ensuring this is done is not perfect.
I am sure that the people doing this are not really interested in the noise of mundane chatter, they are focussed on the job of getting the bad guys,
however as for the politicians who thrive on gossip and spin I am not so sure.
Finding the targets?
I am fully in favour of targeted intercepts
How do you find the targets to intercept?
Re: A good opportunity to sell stock at cost and look big'n'caring
Well my Ynos notebook lasted 2 years, my mac ppc powerbook is still working well after eight years.
Re: Well, no surprises here.
We've finally discovered what The Cloud is; just another name for Spy's Reading Room.
Someone's finally sussed it!!
Why do companies want your DOB when you just want to register a vacuum cleaner?
Why does Google need that phone number in case you forget your password?
Re: I usually don't buy socialist arguments about America being a "corporateocracy"
I think you will find that the invasion will come from within.
Your population is armed, and will your armed forces really fire on their own?
History has a horrible habit of repeating itself.
Personally I NEVER talk to government or financial institutions, I always use email/fax/letter, so I have proof when I need to challenge them, got burnt once, not again, they lie and will not release any recordings (for training purposes!!!)
If you must phone HMRC as the only way of contacting them, put the cost + vat on your tax return and claim it back, you never know it might get accepted.
FAO Jessica Twentyman clarification requested
Re Tony Prestedge, now chief operating officer at UK bank Nationwide
Please can you confirm you mean Nationwide Bank in the US, or Nationwide Building Society (not a bank but it does look like one these days) in the UK
Google thinks Prestedge works for the UK Nationwide Building Society
Any chance you would consider moderation of the Register, as the tone, technical comments and childish rhetoric is getting beyond a joke.
While some have scoffed at my security arrangements, note that in 10 years my communications have never been hacked
Well if they were you wouldn't know about it, so you cant really be sure they haven't, can you?
Re: Where's Diaspora....?
Right, from the website worldtruth.org
we see this...
PRIVACY NOTICE: Warning - We at WorldTruth.Org take privacy and security extremely serious. We do not recognize the Patriot Act of the United States of America as being authoritative, legal, or in any way supercedes the authority of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights. We will never participate in any form of data mining, site originated tracking, and do not authorize the NSA, CIA, FBI, or any other government organization within or outside the United States to track or monitor any of the information or members within our network, unless you provide us a legal warrant demanding such information; in which we reserve full rights to notify any member(s) associated with the content of the warrant, and they can exercise their 1st Amendment or other Freedom of Speech rights and rights to privacy to remove all of their content
and in the source we see this
ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js';
var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script'); s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s);
Care to explain?
Re: Where's Diaspora....?
The government will always monitor your communications, it is in their nature to do so.
Websites cost money, so they resort to advertising as it is easier to collect funds this way.
Let the plebiscite get tracked, and you could investigate the many techniques to reduce your profile
or throw sand into the eye of the Panopticon, really its not rocket science.
I leave you a couple of quotes you can consider.
Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms.
No government in history has been known to evade this pattern.
And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class
-- whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy.
Politics as Repeat Phenomenon
Bene Gesserit Training Manual
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
and also the bit
The scenario of optical hacking might appear like the fodder from Hollywood hacksploitation flicks rather than a practical threat. However, Infoguard said that in 2003 an illegal eavesdropping device was found attached to Verizon's network. Investigators probing the hack reckoned it was motivated by an attempt to access the quarterly statements of a mutual fund company. The perps were never identified.
Draw your own conclusions.
Re: Can someone please explain
1 July 2003
US Army Corps
ENGINEERING AND DESIGN
NAVSTAR Global Positioning
Re: Combine them all?
Do you have any references to your assumption of accuracy using multiple GPS systems?
As the atmospheric path of the GPS signal and the timing standards can cause problems with accuracy, would this mean that with multiple GPS systems the need for DGPS and/or WAAS (EGNOS) is no longer a requirement?
a. Name of suspect - tbc
b. Suspected crime - tbc
c. Evidence - tbc
a. ip address -> telno -> bill payer/responsible person/person to be accused/person will dob in actual person
b. on the said date
c. accessed bad site, of which we have a copy for evidence purposes at the time they accessed it,
so there is your content, its all down to correlation.
For email in its various guises
a. ip address -> telno -> bill payer/responsible person/person to be accused/person will dob in actual person
b. on the said date
c. contacted nasty person for some purpose, so they are suspect by implication.
so maybe there is your content, its all down to correlation and the ability to read emails.
For other means, skype etc, well as most of these systems are not open source one has to assume they are not secure, to do otherwise is terminal stupidity.
But they can link an ip address at a certain time to a phone number, hence a person who pays the bill, even if the person is acting for a corporation, this is sufficient to apply pressure to investigate the usage of the connection.
The bill payer is apparently responsible for the internet activity and the securing of the wifi router and connections.
I think this is a terrible situation, but a bunch of self elected Internet vigilantes blackmailing police into action is not the way to go.
Sometimes this is the only way, I am sure if you think about it carefully, you may see the argument in a different perspective.
a better link
Not just the UK, France also
A friend of mine waited two weeks plus to get them to fix their line.
By then she had had enough so being a switched on womyn she
erected a satellite dish and went on satellite broadband.
Cost for greater speed, but no phone line (or marketing calls), less than the Orange package.
Windpower is the answer
Wind is powerful and good, it blows the wind turbines round and round making electricity which is sent by the power cables, which unfortunately, said wind has blown over, or iced up.
Mactavish from scotland, running my own generator on government reports, and a captive politician with lots of hot air!!!
Re: Good to know all that aid money is not being wasted, eh?
Plus, there is a lot of poverty in India. The aid does do good.
Then why isn't their government doing something about it one wonders?
When you experience their service and attitude to their customers its no wonder their profits are down.
They don't realise there are alternatives now, both cheaper, faster with good customer service,
so the trend downward will continue.
Bad karma: we can't find that page!
You asked for http://www.ethicsandgenetics.org/EthicsandGenetics-2013-Privacy-the-CRPD-and-the-Commercialisation-of-Personal-Medical-and-Genetic-Information.pdf/download/ 14-page /, but despite our computers looking very hard, we could not find it. What happened ?
the link you clicked to arrive here has a typo in it
or somehow we removed that page, or gave it another name
or, quite unlikely for sure, maybe you typed it yourself and there was a little mistake ?
Flash on MACOSX
Dont forget to remove the 'phone home' crap in Library/LaunchDaemons
and move the Install Manager from Utilities, its really not worthy of living there!!
Because for example...
I am a small business and I cant afford an expensive 24/7 circuit.
I am a non business user and I need the internet to pay bills, transfer money from / to my bank and I live a long way from the town.
I am disabled.
I am paying my ISP for this service and therefore I am paying for your wages.
What is needed
is for the directive and national consumer laws to be bought to the attention of consumers, ie in the paper, on tv etc.
Re: the worst for customer service
If the goods were defective or not fit for purpose in accordance with the directive, then you should bear no costs.(Article 3, Rights of the consumer, 3 &4).
You should claim for costs in the small claims court if they were in breach of the directive , or their warranty (you will need to read the contract).
Your countries consumer law may give you added advantages, but may not be less effective than the EU directive.
If in doubt, contact the EU help desk, a friend of mind got a replacement filter for a chip fryer, despite the fact filters are not covered (because a lot of them are expendable, but this one was metal)
Pretty obvious really
Crap Service yes no
Returns Service poor good
Useless Salesman yes none
Pushy Salesman yes no
Tax Issues yes* yes*
Both organisation types attempt to reduce their tax bill, easy, change the tax laws HMRC,
and stop winging.
This survey was carried out on one person on her bitter experiences with hsr's and amazon.
Only con, wish my stuff would get here like instant, but well even amazon have to use post/courier services
Re: When the Euro officials wrote the laws
The politicians winge about corporation tax, employees working for organisations via their own companies, etc, however none of this is illegal, but the politicians are too scared to take charge of the problem and give hmrc a swift kick in the fork.
The tax code in the UK has the largest number of pages in the EU , more than Germany or France, is excessively complex, and lets the big boys get away with it, why, because the politico's fear the big boys will leave.
Where are the results of the tax simplification exercise?
Who funds the police service in the UK?
Re: Only for some though .....
Then spend the money on Apple shares instead!!!
Presumably you have never heard of Traffic Analysis?
Thats your homework.
In France the MOT (Control Technique) sticker is not removable without destroying it, shows the expiry date.
The insurance sticker is also displayed.
No tax disc, its on the fuel cost.
Failure to display either would be unwise.
Implicitly the speed in urban areas and road works is 50kph, no signs needed, every one knows.
Works for France, why not in the UK. (oh probably the invited by Jonny Foreigner syndrome)
Quite true, Super U have ipads, e'leclerc have ipads and macs as does Darty.
of heterosexual sex before I became a lesbian (sorry, here come the down votes)
Re: it's your job on the line...
Good advice, my wank called up and said.
Hello Aimee this is acme wank, please can you confirm your date of birth?
Wank: we need to verify we are speaking to Aimee.
Me: I need to verify you are my wank.
Wank: You can call us on <expensive line>
Me: No thanks, send me a letter, or an email, my policy is not to talk to Wanks/Gov etc as
you will deny all knowledge of the conversation, and I need a paper record as evidence when I sue you
Wank: ok, bye
Sorry for the W instead of B, my keyboard is playing up!!!, I am sure there is a good Wank
with ethical Wankers out there somewhere.
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