* Posts by IanTP

47 posts • joined 11 Apr 2014

It's 2019 and a WhatsApp call can hack a phone: Zero-day exploit infects mobes with spyware

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Black Helicopters

I don't normally reply to AC's but you would like me to type a phrase into google and presumably click on the top link?

You are GCHQ and I claim my £5!

Icon because, obvs.

UK is 'not a surveillance state' insists minister defending police face recog tech

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So, not both then...

Thanks to UK peers, coming to a laptop near you in 2019: Age checks for online smut

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Joke

"I would word it as "When two people love each other very much..."

Did you just assume my species...

Official: Google Chrome 69 kills off the World Wide Web (in URLs)

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Re: Why not take it a step further..

Software upgradeable to the 9000?

Dawn spacecraft to get up-close and personal with dwarf planet Ceres

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Coat

That's no moon....

Sorry, I'll get me coat.

Beer later :)

Los Angeles police tell drivers not to trust navigation apps as wildfires engulf area

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Facepalm

Re: Don't drive into a raging wildfire...

LOL, you forgot one though, some twat this side of the pond (Wolverhampton) just cemented a microwave to his head and had to be released by the local fire brigade. Link - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-42271150

BOFH: The trouble with, er, windows installs

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Re: Over reliance on Windows...

Final Destination, surely :)

Royal Bank of Scotland website goes TITSUP*

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FAIL

Lloyds affected?

Problems using my debit card today, 1st time was declined, 2nd time ok, person behind counter said it had been happening a lot today.

Arm Inside: Is Apple ready for the next big switch?

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Pint

Will it run Crysis?

Sorry, having a daft day here, have an almost midweek beer on me :)

Foiled again! Brit military minds splash cash on killing satellites with... food wrapping?

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Re: Daedalus Experiment?

I see what you did there, nice!

Physicists win Nobel Prize for spotting ripples in fabric of space-time

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I think that's a SEP probably...

Blocking peeps on social media? That's a paddlin' for governors, senators, house reps

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Mushroom

The Burger King vs McDonalds war is coming. (Judge Dredd, Cursed Earth story) The final breakdown of American society :)

Obligatory nuke icon.

Russia, China vow to kill off VPNs, Tor browser

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Coat

Re: Fear

But Mostly Harmless....

Mines the one with the Guide in the pocket.

Voyager 1 passes another milestone: It's now 138AU from home

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Alien

Re: What's that work out to?

Total Perspective Vortex anyone? :)

NHS Digital stopped short of advising against paying off WannaCrypt

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Re: Survival of the fittest

And lets not forget it was central government decision NOT to pay microsoft for extended support on those XP machines, which would have probably protected them.

NASA plans seven-year trip to Jupiter – can we come with you, please?

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Coat

All these worlds are yours,

Except Europa.

Attempt no landing there....

Mine's the one with a copy of 2010 in the pocket. Nice performance by the delectable Helen Mirren.

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Re: Artifacts Express- opening soon in an orbit near you!

Could be RAMA?

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Re: Psyche

Ah you must mean the last concert by Disaster Area....

Brit censors endure 10-hour Paint Drying movie epic

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Re: Pure genious

Hey, I see no reason why not. Peter Jackson got 3 films out of The Hobbit, has to be at least a quadrilogy out of this one :)

Virgin bins Webspace, tells customers they can cry to GoDaddy

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Pint

Oops! Probably not a good sign...

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/01/godaddy_dns_outage/

Rare Monday beer being consumed!

Competition? No way! AT&T says it will sue to keep Google Fiber out of Louisville, Kentucky

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Facepalm

So the most advanced country on the planet (citation needed) still hang wires from poles? Over the pond here they are out of the way underground. :) Well its Friday and i'm on the beer :)

Gaming souk Steam spews credit card, personal info in Xmas Day security meltdown

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Pint

Steam has never had or will ever have my payment details saved, uncheck the box, its the only way, other than nuking from space!

Christmas beer in hand :)

Kids' TV show Rainbow in homosexual agenda shocker

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Pint

Thanks everyone

135 comments, I'm proud of you guys, really brightened my evening, have a Monday beer :)

JD Wetherspoon: A 'hacker' nicks 650,000 pub-goers' data

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Pint

In Further News...

Spoons are no longer accepting CAMRA vouchers or offering a discount to holders of the MANGO bus card scheme.

Work on world's largest star-gazing 'scope stopped after religious protests

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Pint

Re: "ecocide"

Have an upvote for suggesting an upvote :)

Sysadmin's £100,000 revenge after sudden sacking

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Re: I call bullshit.

Back then Gnomes Wandering was a pretty small company, and yes people back then (and probably still are) were that clueless.

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Pint

I know the company well and I remember their place in Eastwood before the move to Notts, as many have stated, he was escorted from the building, ergo, not his problem, I am only amazed that they are still in business, loved White Dwarf back in the day :)

Downvotes commence in 3..2..

It's Friday and | have just enjoyed a classic BOFH! So Beer!

Devious Davros, tricksy Missy and Dalek Clara delight in The Witch's Familiar

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Bitcoin fixes a Greek problem – but not the Greek debt problem

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Alert

Money owing?

So Greece allegedly owe 300ish billion, Germany still owes Greece 297 Billion for the WW2 occupation, no one mentions that tho, and lets also not mention that Citibank were bailed out by the taxpayer to the tune of $1.4 TRILLION and that's just ONE of the banks bailed out by us.

Bloke thrown in the clink for hacking SIXTY PER CENT of Americans

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Coat

Confused.

But its ok for NSA and GCHQ etal?

sorry having a dense moment, waiting for Friday beer!

Mines the one with the can of stella in the pocket...

On yer bike: Hammerhead satnav for cyclists – just don't look down

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FAIL

Re: add audio-comments/updates/street names

unless you know what volume i have my headphones on or the ambient wind noise in my ears you cannot judge. (cycling 40+ years, only one collision with a taxi, who the police said wouldn't have seen me hivis or not because he wasn't paying attention to the road.

DEATH by VEGETABLES: Woman charged with killing boyf using carrots. And peas

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Joke

Upvote for the Jasper Carrot reference! :)

Streak life: Oz woman flashes boobs at Google Street View car

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FAIL

Double standards again, men can walk around topless, why can't women! Aussie police see icon!

BOFH: Mmm, gotta love me some fresh BYOD dog roll

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Re: Dog Roll

Upvote for the DiscWorld ref :)

Canadian bloke refuses to hand over phone password, gets cuffed

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Big Brother

In the UK you will be jailed under RIPA

Why is it not Friday yet :)

Swedish National Font marches to the sound of whalesong

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FAIL

Stupidity

Nottingham City Council splurged £126,000 to a design company for a re-branding. They came up with a capital N at a slight angle...

Apparently it's been ditched - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1083071/Original-Robin-Hood-logo-reclaimed-council-new-125-000-brand-fails-attract-tourists.html

UK reforms on private copying and parody come into force

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Remember...

Home taping is killing music.

Oh wait....

Come on Friday. I need a beer ;)

Don't bother with Apple's 9 Sept hype-day: Someone's GONE AND BLABBED IT ALL

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Pint

[insert fapping joke here] FTFY :)

Beer because, well...

We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie

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Pint

Re: Didn't they need more U.S in WW-II ?

Lets not forget on how unforgivably late the US were to WW1 and WW2 ;)

Beer because i'm really enjoying this Tribute, a cornish pale ale.

BOFH: The current value of our IT ASSets? Minus eleventy-seven...

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Pint

Re: Sharon T. Pokeworthy...

Even older readers will remember it as 01 811 8181 ;)

Its Friday and I'm on the Tribute (cornish pale ale)

DAYS from end of life as we know it: Boffins tell of solar storm near-miss

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Bollocks

Biggest words here were IF IT HIT, it didn't, so not a problem, far too much of this IF, could, maybe etc culture, I'm having a beer :)

Microsoft not good enough for you, eh? 'Next Steve Ballmer' drives to Google

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Joke

Here's betting the motor lobby force driver less cars to have a man in front with a red flag!

Watch: DARPA shows off first successful test of STEERABLE bullet

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Pint

Re: Bugger !!

Oh, yes, a whole new meaning to 'friendly fire'

Its the weekend, so have a beer!

Apple plots HOME INVASION at WWDC

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Big Brother

Re: I'm still wondering...

Reminds me of SARAH from the TV show Eureka, 'she' locked the sheriff out cause he was late for dinner!

Obligitory Big Brother icon, cause, well....

US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support

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Pint

Downvote?

Assuming its from a manager!! LOL!

Beer because, well its the weekend :)

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WTF?

Incompetant

They have had years to sort this out, same here in the UK, civil service incompetence or more likely managerial incompetence!

NSA denies it knew about and USED Heartbleed encryption flaw for TWO YEARS

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Even as I upvote this, I can hear the helicopters...

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