Re: RE: onefang
Which child is running through all of these posts and downvoting? This doesn’t even have any content one could be offended by!
16 posts • joined 26 Sep 2014
I worked at Nildram back in 2000-2001 and we were punting out Zyxel routers to customers as a replacement to the original Stingrays.
Myself and a second-line technician were tasked with writing some software to preconfigure the routers with the connection details, and to make some other tweaks, so that the provisioning ladies could plug it in, run a script, box it up and ship it out.
One of the first things we baked into the script was to change the default router password. Admittedly, to the same as their connection password but it was still not the default...
“Part of the problem is the way most food-grade C02 is produced: as a by-product of ammonia production.”
Any reason why a zero was used in this paragraph? Maybe someone can’t handle their real ale...
Yes yes, I know there’s a tips and corrections link, but it just seemed a bizarre mistake. It’s got to be quite difficult to type this incorrectly and wondered if anyone else had noticed.
Same here since first public beta and now the official. Maybe Apple’s testing over every device/iOS permutation isn’t 100%, but clearly neither is Reg’s gathering of evidence before scaremongering.
I know there are lots of comments on here about the Daily Mail, but i’m sure they weren’t recommendations about how to report on “stories”.
Don’t get me wrong, i’ve seen this happen once today on my own phone, but sending it again worked fine. Sheesh, chill out guys...
Any reason that despite trying two computers via three different browsers on each, two completely disparate VPN's and two different internet connections, that the feed to the Periscope video keeps cutting off approximately every few minutes but immediately restarts when attempted (ie, therefore no network problems causing the disconnection)?
Oh reign it in for [deity]'s sake. Once your beloved Linux or MacOS (read: Linux) becomes the overwhelmingly popular OS that you want it to be, "hackers" and malware/virus writers will shift their attention to it and then it will be just as targeted and insecure as Windows. If you think all Linux code is perfect and bulletproof then you are living in a dream world.
I agree that Windows has its security issues and they are well documented, but this article is about the software requiring out of date and therefore inherently insecure versions of components. Not really anything to do with Windows per se.
Now go away and throw your toys out of someone else's pram.
I've always wondered what would happen in the following theoretical situation:
I have an encrypted file with loads of important stuff in - important enough for me to want to secure it heavily.
To secure it, I type a fairly long passphrase. I then call my friend in another country and ask them to remote to my machine and then type their long passphrase on the end of mine. The file is encrypted.
For whatever reason, plod decides that they want the contents of that file. They arrest me, and I type in my half of the key. I then inform them that the rest of it is unknown to me and give them the details of my friend, who promptly refuses to divulge the key.
Being in another country, plod doesn't have jurisdiction to force my friend to give their portion.
Would they still (legally) be able to lock me up, as I have given them the password as far as I know?
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