* Posts by OttoOtts

5 posts • joined 27 May 2016

Google prepares 47 Android bug fixes, ten of them rated Critical


Re: Peasants..

No need to buy an iPhone. Just buy a Nokia. They all (even the old ones) get monthly security updates and Nokia has said it will upgrade all models to Android 8.

It's August 2017 and your Android gear can be pwned by, oh look, just patch the things



I bought a Google Nexus 5 in October 2014, but my last security (not even system) update was October 2016. So Google only granted me security updates for two years! That's disgraceful and makes me wonder why Google thinks anyone would want to buy one of their phones. I certainly won't!

UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT


$300 in Bitcoin is a NOT $300 US$

$300 in Bitcoin is about 411,000 Euros or about 350,00 GBP



Re: What it's only $300?

That's actually about 350,000 GBP. It's Bitcoin not USD!

As US court bans smart meter blueprints from public, sysadmin tells of fight for security info


Re: What could possibly go wrong?

Complexity is always suspect and usually wrong.

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