* Posts by cheekybuddha

7 posts • joined 3 Oct 2013

And in current affairs... Apple recalls three-prong AC adapters after some shocking behavior

cheekybuddha

"... in response to an email to The Register, the company merely confirmed it wants its misbegotten adapters back. ..."

Whaaa.... When did Apple start responding to El Reg again?

I'm in shock, think I need a lie down!

Foot lose: Idiot perv's shoe-mounted upskirt vid camera explodes

cheekybuddha

Re: The real question is: did he want to get arrested?

According to Ars Technica's report of the same story:

“When the explosion happened, he got treatment for minor burns, then disclosed what happened to his mentor, a clergyman,” Madison police officer David Dexheimer told the Wisconsin State Journal. The clergyman told him to visit the police.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/06/mans-creepy-upskirting-plan-foiled-when-his-shoe-camera-explodes/

New Mirai botnet species 'Okiru' hunts for ARC-based kit

cheekybuddha

Unfortunate ...

... name when read quickly

I couldn't really pay much attention to the rest of the article, thinking that Barry Shteiman must have got some stick at school

Oops: LinkedIn country subdomains SSL cert just expired

cheekybuddha
Coat

>> Does this mean that linkedin could be hijacked into some spam slinging / identify theft/ scam operation? <<

And how is this any different from linkedin even with a valid certificate?

Pro tip: You can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password

cheekybuddha
Pirate

You're logging in wrong!

Bad news: MySQL can dish out root access to cunning miscreants

cheekybuddha

Umm... Hasn't this been patched already?

https://www.percona.com/blog/2016/09/12/database-affected-cve-2016-6662/

https://www.psce.com/blog/2016/09/12/how-to-quickly-patch-mysql-server-against-cve-2016-6662/

Atomic clocks come to your wrist

cheekybuddha
Coat

Even a stopped clock tells the right time twice a day

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