* Posts by Anonymous C0ward

589 posts • joined 24 Jan 2012

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MongoDB update plugs security hole and sets sights on the enterprise

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Facepalm

A hole in MongoDB was exposed to the public Internet?

Admins, y u no use iptables?

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Facebook's send-us-your-nudes service is coming to UK, America

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Devil

Having just read the article about SSL-stripping proxy boxes

This is very interesting.

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How we fooled Google's AI into thinking a 3D-printed turtle was a gun: MIT bods talk to El Reg

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I'm not asking them to make me a burrito

That is all.

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Official Secrets Act alert went off after embassy hired local tech support

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Re: One such trip involved “four of us sitting around a cage full of monkeys, feeding them fruit”

I'd have gone and got rat arsed, personally.

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Those IT gadget freebies you picked up this year? They make AWFUL Christmas presents

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Poire? Yep, I've had that on a few skiing trips. It's lethal.

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Knock, knock? Oh, no one there? No problem, Amazon will let itself in via your IoT smart lock

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I'd consider an electronic lock

But only if I built and coded it myself.

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Boss visited the night shift and found a car in the data centre

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Re: Mini - not really

In Durham legend has it that some engineers once suspended the VC's car from Kingsgate bridge.

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Sole Equifax security worker at fault for failed patch, says former CEO

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Re: One deterrent ...

From a different supplier. Because otherwise the emperor is just generously donating me his non-existent clothes.

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Re: Patch checking - initial basic scheme

It also assumes you have an up-to-date inventory.

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Re: I call bullshit...

And do you think the likes of Ryanair would continue to do so if regulators didn't insist on it?

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Dropbox thinks outside the … we can't go there, not when a box becomes a 'collection of surfaces'

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Re: was that a dare?

The mountain of dribble out of the noses of the "creatives" after another mountain of Bolivian marching powder?

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Mad scientist zaps himself to determine the power of electric eel shocks

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His hovercraft

It's full of them.

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Pacemaker patch passes probe by US watchdog

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St Jude?

The patron saint of hopeless cases?

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Reality strikes Dixons Carphone's profits after laughing off Brexit threat

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Re: My current favourite EU madness..

> you're not going to be gouged.

Unless you go to an "unusual" country. £1/MB anyone?

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Can North Korean nukes hit US mainland? Maybe. But EMP blast threat is 'highly credible'

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Re: close only counts with hand grenades and thermonuclear devices

Our chief weapon is surprise.

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Google diversity memo: Web giant repudiates staffer's screed for 'incorrect assumptions about gender'

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Re: The token conservative spoke out!

> identify as an eskimo

Inuit! (Eskimo is un-PC in Greenland and Canada, but more accepted in Alaska.)

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Programmer's < fumble jeopardizes thousands of medical reports

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Re: Unnecessary extra scans?

And UTF-8 smart quotes.

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Sweden leaked every car owners' details last year, then tried to hush it up

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And even the small organisation I work for

is now doing disk encryption and 2FA. Although I'm sure I mentioned it three years ago.

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Paris Hilton

Re: America... no, the world, stranger than fiction!

> Love Canal

There's definitely a dirty joke in there.

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> e-mailed the entire database

If am attachment that size doesn't crash your mail client, it ought to get blocked by both outbound and inbound SMTP servers on the way.

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UK.gov snaps on rubber gloves, prepares for mandatory porn checks

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Henry VIII powers

I prefer to compare it to the Enabling Act of 1933.

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No morels

Portobello or Shitake on the other hand...

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Truck spills slimy load all over Oregon road – drivers slip in eel slick

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Trollface

I've seen enough hentai

to know where this is going.

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All your bass are belong to us: Soundcloud fans raid site for music amid fears of total collapse

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For great justice.

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No big deal. You can defeat Kaspersky's ATM antivirus with a really fat executable

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Re: If it's too hard, why bother?

A common offence in our codebase is single CRUD calls inside loops. Hit it with enough linked records and we get locking errors. Which are then not always handled gracefully.

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Ubuntu Linux now on Windows Store (for Insiders)

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Re: Fast Startup, corrupt NTFS.

Why would you use hybrid any more, even on a Mac? Both OSes natively support GPT. Boot Camp on the latest Mac OS doesn't go lower than Windows 10.

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Re: new fangled Windows Subsystem for Linux

Is there an actual Linux kernel running? If so it would be more like coLinux or UML than Wine.

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When can real-world laws invade augmented reality fantasies? A trial in Milwaukee will decide

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Re: Do you remember ....

If that happened, there wouldn't be an urgent need for legislation, there would be an urgent need for taking less hallucinogens.

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Telegram chat app founder claims Feds offered backdoor bribe

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Re: Secure Chats

Drop your panties, Sir William, I cannot wait till lunchtime.

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Disney mulls Mickey Mouse magic material to thwart pirates' 3D scans

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...spot the non distorting counterfeits

In which case, you buy filament with the distorting chemical, or process your own from pellets.

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Currys PC World given a spanking for misleading laptop savings ads

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Pfft

I bought a Mac...

(Not at PC World, I might add.)

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Labour says it will vote against DUP's proposed TV Licence reforms

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Regressive tax

And the DUP hate being regressive, of course.

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What a tit! Uber CEO hijacks his staff breast-pump room to meditate

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Re: Perfect

Yeah, but not a gigantic bell-end.

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Oil and lube firm offers to ease pains of frustrated office workers

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Emo Oil

Best applied to the wrist with a razor blade while listening to MCR?

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Seminal game 'Colossal Cave Adventure' released onto GitLab

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Re: Always wondered if these were inspired by the trips through big sofware menu systems.

You are in a maze of twisty passages, all alike.

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Bankrupt school ITT pleads 'don't let Microsoft wipe our cloud data!'

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Coat

And Microsoft's response should be

along the lines of "Fuck you, pay me". Yes, it's Microsoft, but when the same thing happens with invoices owed to small companies or individuals it really hurts.

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Ireland to make revenge porn, cyberstalking criminal acts

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Careful now.

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Flatpak and Snaps aren't destined for graveyard of failed Linux tech yet

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Is Arch really not bleeding edge enough already?

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Facebook fake news: Sort it out yourself, readers

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Trollface

/b/ - Random

The stories and information posted here are artistic works of fiction and falsehood.

Only a fool would take anything posted here as fact.

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Loadsamoney: UK mulls fining Facebook, Twitter, Google for not washing away filth, terror vids

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Facebook doesn't have to provide free speech

It's a private company. The First Amendment restricts the government.

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Waiter? There's a mouse in my motherboard and this server is greasy!

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Re: Link back to the early comments

You mean somebody actually orders the filet-o-fish? For real?

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Need the toilet? Wanna watch a video ad about erectile dysfunction?

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Re: Bog Design

Dyson Airblades are good. Imitations of them (like in our office) I have found to be wank.

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Apple fanbois are officially sheeple. Yes, you heard. Deal with it

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I am a sheeple too now

Just bought an iPhone on eBay.

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Another ZX Spectrum modern reboot crowdfunder pops up

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R Tape loading error, 0:1

That's how I'll know it's a real Spectrum.

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Game authors demand missing ZX Spectrum reboot royalties

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It's probably got something to do with some of the directors leaving and deliberately trying to scupper what's left.

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All ready for that Easter holiday? Here's a mild MySQL security bug

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Does anyone with a clue expose their MySQL port to the world?

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Switch on your smartphone camera and look how fertile I am

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Re: I've often wondered.....

In your end-o.

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Printer blown to bits by compressed air

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Re: Melted Printers

Shouldn't have stolen his stapler.

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DNA-bothering eggheads brew beer you were literally born to like

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Pint

At that price

I'll stick to trial and error.

Hic!

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USA can afford golf for Trump. Can't afford .com for FBI infosec service

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FAIL

But they use 2FA, right? Right?

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