* Posts by Fenstar

7 posts • joined 4 Feb 2008

PC-pwning infection hits 30,000 legit websites

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Software

Any idea of the software affected? I presume it was a CMS?

Judge throws the book at phishing fraudster

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Paris Hilton

Maths

"Sergiu Daniel Popa, 23, started his fraudulent activities almost seven years ago back in June 2000 when he was only 14 years-old"

How the hell did you work this out?

Microsoft arms half-wit developers with PHP handgun

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Thumb Down

Irrelevant

A pretty poor piece of 'journalism'. If this hack knew anything outside his cloudy bubble of experience and had maybe read just the first 3 Google results for "PHP scalability", he'd know that PHP scales well. It has been proven so many times now.

If a PHP application appears to not be able to cope under big loads, it'll most likely be the data storage engine to blame.

This is dated flame baiting, not something I'd expect from the Register to be honest.

It's interesting that the most mature responses in this comments section so far have been from people defending PHP.

It's Sadville: The Movie!

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Paris Hilton

"What the hell has him being diabetic got to do with anything?!!"

Diabetes is caused by obesity isn't it? Which is in turn caused by fatties' inability to lay off the cream pies anyway...

Reg readers in Firefox 3 lovefest

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IT Angle

@ i use firefox1...

"Ctrl-W" closes tabs...

Google says sorry as Gmail plummets out of the cloud

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Stop

That last quote...

...From the guy who was hacked off about losing his service appeared to be using the free Gmail service as a business critical mail client. I'd say this wasn't a very smart choice. The comments below his iterate this point.

Brits can't distinguish history from the TV listings

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Dead Vulture

The UKTV demographic...

...fortunately doesn't account for the intelligence of the whole populace.

However, it's nice to see Americans having a crack, good on you!

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