* Posts by osakajin

35 posts • joined 3 May 2011

Try as they might, ransomware crooks can't hide their tells when playing hands

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All your files are belong to us

Thanks, Brexit. Tesla boss Elon Musk reveals Berlin as location for Euro Gigafactory

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I used to think that 9 years of tory greed would be enough to make people angry enough to choose the other lot. Apparently those folk who seem to be heading to put the tories in power for another 5 years really all need to end up homeless or dead in ditch to get the messsge.

All bets are Hoff: DXC exec is standing for Brexit Party in UK General Election

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Re: [Rant alert]

What concerns me is that 440m people from the EU could turn up at dover tomorrow and legally settle in the uk. Thats the law. Uncontrolled immigration is not a great idea.

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Re: he's american

Afaik its very difficult to impossible to renounce american citizenship. Yup tax payer for life no matter where you are or whether you want to be a merkin or not.

'Peregrine falcon'-style drone swarms could help defend UK against Gatwick copycat attacks

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Re: numbers game

Unless they have frickin lasers

If you're going to exploit work's infrastructure to torrent, you better damn well know how to hide it

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"Pron to"?

Your kids will be glad a UK government-funded robot will be changing your nappy and not them

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Oh someone switched this to evil, thats why it has killed 7 old folks.

And who will go to jail for this?

Japanese hotel chain sorry that hackers may have watched guests through bedside robots

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Re: I'm staying in a Henn Na Hotel right now ...

Heated toilet seats. True mark of civilisation.

Well, well, well. Fancy that. UK.gov shelves planned pr0n block

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Dont forget that bridge

Hey, I wrote this neat little program for you guys called the IMAC User Notification Tool

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Re: back in South Africa

Kinki university in Japan is trying to rebrand.

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I invented the TIscali Technical KNOwldge Base. Wasnt used.

When the satellite network has literally gone glacial, it's vital you snow your enemy

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Re: Wind and rain...

I and friends took the day off college and enjoyed being blown around the top of portsdown hill that day with our opened jackets as sails. Good times.

£99,999, what's your emergency? Paramedics rush to OAP's aid after shock meter reading

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Ah so thats why. Save a life save a customer.

We're all doooooomed: Gloomy Brit workforce really isn't coping well with impending Brexit

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I thought the debt was sold off to banks by slc

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So student loans are basically already written off. But grads are paying 6% interest. To banks. So student fees are a way for banks to earn money without any risk.

Wtf.

UK Supreme Court unprorogues Parliament

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Re: Regardless of which side of the fence you are on.

Perhaps compulsory civics classes in school, which our American chums enjoy, would help here? Or would that mean a dangerously educated electorate???

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Re: Ignorantia juris non excusat

You have now totally ruined that word for me.

Are you who you say you are, sir? You are? That's all fine then

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Easy way thru the menu

Just say operator.

Brit MPs: Our policies are crap and the political process is in tatters, but it's Twitter's fault, OK?

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Re: I think the operative word is 'short'

but to hand over the fate of the country to an unelected crowd of financial insiders

Too late for that

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Re: The beginning of the end?

Downvote to help you kick the habit.

Teletext Holidays a) exists and b) left 200k customer call recordings exposed in S3 bucket

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Nice little gdpr earner

For some lawyers no doubt.

Overstock dot-gone: Surplus biz CEO now surplus to requirements, ejects after Russian spy fling, deep state rant

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Who shorted this stock?

I wonder when we will find out if he did some massive shorts on this...

World recoils in horror as smartphone maker accused of helping government snoops read encrypted texts, track device whereabouts

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Re: You forgot

Hahaha so many haters out today

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Re: You forgot

Thanks for the downvotes

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You forgot

The end tag to that article

</sarcasm>

In the cooler for the next three years: Hacker of iCloud accounts used by athletes and rappers

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Only 3 years?

Seems lenient compared to a lot of the sentences you see in reportd here.

We are shocked to learn oppressive authoritarian surveillance state China injects spyware into foreigners' smartphones

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Finally a use for windows phones

Presume they havent got an app for that?

Let's check in with our friends in England and, oh good, bloke fined after hiding face from police mug-recog cam

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Gurning.

Holy high street, Sainsbury's! Have you forgotten Bezos' bunch are the competition?

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Premium economy. Coffe thru nose.

Sure, we've got a problem but we don't really want to spend any money on the tech guy you're sending to fix it

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Re: The other extreme

Caters well for veggies? Erm, if you like cheese and onion or variation thereof, or chips. English food is overpriced tripe.

Granddaddy of the DIY repair generation John Haynes has loosened his last nut

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Shame they are now printed on recycled toilet paper for "environmental resons".

Boffin's blog blast births boycott of publisher Elsevier

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Pirate

http://hypothes.is

hooray

Sony says data for 25 million more customers stolen

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deja vu

is it me, or is this fukushima all over again?

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