* Posts by mrmr

9 posts • joined 20 May 2008

Mother faked ID to 'disappear' child from school waiting list

mrmr

Reinstated?

Computer says no.

Verified by Visa bitchslapped by Cambridge researchers

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WTF?

US card security

I had almost the same experience. The petrol station attendant was kind enough to point out that ZIP 00000 works just fine for foreign cards.

Mozilla squirts out Thunderbird 3

mrmr

Re: Forward and back

The buttons move you through your 'reading history' just like the firefox buttons would do. Not forwards or backwards through the internet.

And yes, as a result they're almost completely pointless.

New attacks exploit vuln in (fully-patched) Adobe Flash

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FAIL

Re:Adobe sucks almost as much as lame web devs

I checked the foxit web-site and got a 'This site requires macromedia Flash 8+' message.

Ironic

Silverlight 3: closer to what client-side .NET should have been

mrmr

@AC@Simon Banyard

You're 100% wrong, the 'red crap' where the eyes are just means javascript is blocked. Do your research again, without noscript.

Internet Explorer - now with 35% less FAIL

mrmr
Boffin

Re: 'FAIL' IS NOT A NOUN!!!

Well I'll just have to fix those stupid online dictionaries without fail then won't we?

MoJ admits data breaches affecting 45,000

mrmr
Coat

Re: Same old shit..

I'm a bit doubtful about this. Would it be better if a government with such aspirations was even slightly competent? I think an incompetent police state is less dangerous than a competent one.

(I have lived in Belgium,Germany and Italy...)

Sarin quits Vodafone

mrmr
Dead Vulture

Sarin is to good for vodafone

But it will do in a pinch

Firefox developers tinker with new security protections (finally)

mrmr

noscript?

Why not make noscript a default extension, and spend the resources on something useful (like beer).

http://noscript.net/faq#qa4_1

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