* Posts by Numpty Muppet

9 posts • joined 19 May 2015

Boffins debunk study claiming certain languages (cough, C, PHP, JS...) lead to more buggy code than others

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Enjoyed FORTRAN more than any language...

but ultimately bugs come (largely) from lack of understanding of subject matter.

Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

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Re: Nice

"To do so is a conscious design choice" .. dont know about that. some dev teams (web or otherwise) don't always know there are options,

Brace yourself, Britain: Health minister shares 'vision' for NHS 'tech revolution'

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Re: Nice

“must be designed, developed and operated safely to conform to new international standards..." Including stuff written 20 years ago?

Only surprised blockchain isn't in there somewhere.

Banks told: Look, your systems WILL fail. What is your backup plan?

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Re: Nice

Simples. Outsource then blame somebody else.

Um, excuse me. Do you have clearance to patch that MRI scanner?

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Re: Nice

If there is intent to actually use the data in a meaningful way, at some point there must be a gateway/switch/something between the MedDev network & the primary network. Attacker gets into the primary by whatever means, exploits gateway (probably not an amateur's job admittedly) and then bingo. Random fly-by attacks (ransomware etc) maybe low-risk but a targeted attack should be on a risk register at the very least.

Pointless features add to browser bloat and insecurity

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Re: Just looking at public "commercial" web site won't tell all the truth.

Dead right. Canvas a case in point - take that away & the world of Radiology would be back to IE-only.

Au-mazing! Cornwall sold GOLD to Ireland back in the Bronze Age

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Clearly a transfer of gold to ameliorate the result of a dodgy footie match.

That EVIL TEXT that will CRASH your iPhone: We pop the hood

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Re: Friends Again?

Read "... an Apple genius"

Microsoft's certification exams: So easy, a child of six could pass them. Literally

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Re: Nice

Stick a shiny Gantt chart into a shiny ppt and you're positively executive material.

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