* Posts by scaley

6 posts • joined 17 Dec 2010

Password managers may leave your online crown jewels 'exposed in RAM' to malware – but hey, they're still better than the alternative

scaley

Easy

Since I use "password" for all my passwords I don't need a password manager ;-)

Use an 8-char Windows NTLM password? Don't. Every single one can be cracked in under 2.5hrs

scaley

Re: Still used?

You are referring to the LMHash which indeed is not used on newer DC, but the NTLM Hash is the only other storage for passwords.

Most munificent Apple killed itself with kindness. Oh. Really?

scaley

Interesting but my daughters friends have a mixture of phone os's therefore they have decided to use whatsapp (as well as Instagram and the rest of it) so not tied to imessage as so many iphone users are

Do not adjust your set: Hats off to Apple, you struggle to shift iPhones 'cos you're oddly ethical

scaley

Re: Last Longer? Not comparable models.

Both my In-laws are still running the original Moto G from 2013 and are more than happy with them, granted they replaced the battery (snap back of and job done).

Typical apple BS about lasting longer IMO

iPhone XR, for when £1,000 is just too much for a smartmobe

scaley

Re: I’m Struggling…

I don't think you are alone here, I have numerous non IT friends currently with older iPhones who are unable to justify the current models costs. Some have bitten the bullet but £750 for a 720p phone and 326 ppi in 2018/9 WTF

Persuaded my wife to go Nokia 7.1 Plus for £250 and she is over the moon

Google Maps for Droid phones becomes a LOT better

scaley

UK 3D maps

There are some 3D maps for the UK. Zoom in on either Birmingham or Cardiff

http://www.google.com/mobile/maps/3d/

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