* Posts by malle-herbert

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Protected US military server poked via army recruitment website

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So...

No arrest warrants ? No extradition requests ? No hiding in a foreign embassy ?

This is news !

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AWS offers $20 bribe to derps who buy old IoT condom-o-matic dunce dobbers

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It would be useful...

If it had built-in GPS so the (drone) delivery could be done straight to your current location...

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ProtonMail launches Tor hidden service to dodge totalitarian censorship

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"Freemium"...

The "mium" is Latin for "not really"...

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Zuck off: Facebook's big kahuna sues Hawaiians to kick 'em off their land

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Dodgy Dutch developer built backdoors into thousands of sites

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Re : Wouldn't normal people talk on the phone or meet before sending dosh?

Yes we would... but there's an idiot born every minute so...no...

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Microsoft Germany says Windows 7 already unfit for business users

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Planned adolescence...

That's all...

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Google reveals its servers all contain custom security silicon

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Fine...

But I still won't trust them with MY data...

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Smart fingerprint padlock startup to $320k backers: Sorry for the radio silence

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Re: Looking at that lock design...

With a gummi bear...

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Europe mulls treating robots legally as people ... but with kill switches

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Would you like a four pound lumphammer ?

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Oh ALIS, don't keep us waiting: F-35 jet's software 'delayed'

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"it also sends each jet’s history back to the US"...

Let me guess... The laptops are running Windows 10 ?

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New Windows 10 privacy controls: Just a little snooping – or the max

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If you have to login with your Microsoft account first...

Then the three-letter agencies are allready collecting all your data...

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LinkedIn, eBay founders and pals kick in $27m to bring Jesus to AI bots

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Sure... teach an AI about religion...

And before you know it, it will develop a superiority complex based on it's own religion, killing every non-believer in the process...

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FBI let alleged pedo walk free rather than explain how they snared him

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Because this is about children's feet...

I'm all for sick jokes... but this is nothing to joke about...

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Researchers work to save trusted computing apps from keyloggers

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Re: A telling quote

It means that you probably will have to buy a new keyboard (from Intel) if you want to enter your password...

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Folders return to Windows 10's Start Thing

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Windows 10 can F*CK right off...

Even if they DO bring folders back in 2017...

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The Register's Top 20 Most-Commented Stories in 2016

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I'd love to see a top 20...

Of most up/downvoted forum users...

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Prez Obama expels 35 Russian spies over election meddling

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I wonder...

Why that Russian tweet sounded so much like it could have been written by Trump...

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Name's BOND, JBOND: Igneous's ARM strap-on is for your drives only

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Re: I actually quite like this idea

Would be even nicer if they could get the drives powered by PoE...

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You only...

Write twice...

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Doctor no...

Disk access...

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EU accuses Facebook of providing incorrect info on WhatsApp buy

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Re: just one word ....Signal !!!

Yeah... posted anonymously over a HTTP connection.... --------------------->

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UK Home Office slurps 1,500 schoolkids' records per month

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Re: and wait for the reaction...

You mean the cops knocking down your door at 3AM in the morning ?

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New US rules on 'vehicle-to-vehicle' communications under consultation

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Vehicle-to-vehicle communications...

Vehicle 1 : Hey... pssssst.....

Vehicle 2 : What ?

Vehicle 1 : See that pedestrian over there ?

Vehicle 2 : Yeah... what about it ?

Vehicle 1 : Bet ya two gallons of gas and an oil change you can't hit her...

Vehicle 2 : Deal !

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Kids, look at the Deep Learnings! (We’re just going to slurp your data)

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Listen, and understand !

Google is out there ! It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop... ever, until all your data is theirs !

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Infosec bods: This is a backdoor in Skype for Macs. Microsoft: No.

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"Redmond doesn’t do backdoors"...

Exactly... these days they just come in through the front door...

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Top CompSci boffins name the architectures we'll need in 2030

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Do you want an AI that will kill us all ?

Because that's how you get an AI that will kill us all !

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Is your Windows 10, 8 PC falling off the 'net? Microsoft doesn't care

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Stuff like this...

Is the whole reason for me to stay away from Windoze 8 and higher...

It's 7 till 2020 and after that... see icon ------------------------------------------->

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Ransomware scum offer free decryption if you infect two mates

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So...

You spin up two VM's... get them infected... and get all your files back ?

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Linus Torvalds releases 'biggest ever' Linux 4.9, then saves Christmas

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Re: Death Star Linux!

Why... It's no bigger than a womp-rat...

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Marc Andreessen has a pretty creepy relationship with Zuck

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Egghead...

See title...

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Stealing, scamming, bluffing: El Reg rides along with pen-testing 'red team hackers'

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Sounds like a story...

Straight from a James Bond movie...

Love it !

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Sony kills off secret backdoor in 80 internet-connected CCTV models

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Hardcoded passwords...

Still being used in 2016 ? Seriously ? See icon -------------------------------->

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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team to ID terror content

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I'm afraid...

This will work just as well as a complete ban on child-pornography...

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Apple blames air for iPhone 6S's narcolepsy

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Re: Something to buy for

You mean by getting people to pay them $149 bucks to fix an issue with the Iphone 6 touch-IC of which THEY KNOW it's a factory defect but won't acknowledge it ?

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Windows 10 market share growth just barely has a pulse

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Re : Windows10? What is it?

It's an operating system created by Microsoft that spies on you and tries to monetize your private information...

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Whiffy kitchen after last night's chips? Clear the air with SPACE PLASMA

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Re: The noise

If it sounds like the plasma gun from Doom...OK I could understand... but how much noise does a plasma discharge really make ?

Plus... what exactly happens to these "odour molecules" ?

Are they all ripped apart into carbon-dioxide and water or is there a chance that there might be formation of (possible) carcinogenic compounds ?

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Jeremy Hunt: Telcos must block teens from sexting each other

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Won't someone think of the children !

So we can continue justifying our snooping efforts...

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UK National Lottery data breach: Fingers crossed – it might not be you

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Jackpot !

See title...

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The Internet Society is unhappy about security – pretty much all of it

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Re: Security is rubbish

And it will stay rubbish until there's a monetary incentive to do something about it...

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EU puts out prescription for smart hospitals

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I smell an Internet of Lawsuits...

Once all that crap gets hacked and people start dying because of it...

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Microsoft’s ‘Home Hub’ probably isn’t even hardware at all

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Just what I need !

Yet another thing spying on me in the comfort of my own home...

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Space crap: Flap, zap or strap? $30k from NASA for your pooper scooper

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Just put a cork in it...

See title...

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Demo may have frozen, but narrowband IoT stew is still piping hot

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" the technology is primarily there to make money for network operators."

That's the best description of IoT I have read so far...

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Big Music goes mad for chat bots and AI

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"The report does caution that the bots may not be very intelligent."

Neither are the artists... if they actually fall for all this marketing crap....

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We're great, you don't understand competition law, Google tells Europe

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Do no evil...

Unless we do it...

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Adblock overlord to Zuckerberg: Lay down your weapons and surrender

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Ads are a waste of time and money anyway...

Mine and theirs...

Why would I buy something from someone that annoys me, slows down my computer, eats away at my bandwith AND possibly infects my computer with virusses and spyware ?

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Windows 10 market share stalls after free upgrade offer ends

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As long as Win10 continues to be a piece of spyware...

I won't let it anywhere near my pc or laptop...

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Divide the internet into compartments to save us from the IoT fail whale

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Or you could just...

Oh I dunno.... make those crappy IoT things less easy to hack ?

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Password1? You're so random. By which we mean not random at all - UK.gov

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Okay... let me be the first to post this :

Password Strength...

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LASER RAT FENCE wins €1.7m European Commission funds

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I hope the thing only points downwards...

In case it mistakes an airplane for a large bird...

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