* Posts by ghp

21 posts • joined 24 Apr 2018

Not another pro-Brexit demo... though easy to confuse: Each Union Jack marks a pile of poo

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And He stood up and said to them: "Let him who does not pollute this planet with plastics or car exhaust, plant the first flag."

Like that other bloke who rose from the grave, the El Reg security desk is back this week...

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Defense against the Darknet, or how to accessorize to defeat video surveillance

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Re: security concerns

Where do the dutch come in?

Click here to see the New Zealand livestream mass-murder vid! This is the internet Facebook, YouTube, Twitter built!

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If lawmakers had an ounce of decency, they'd make these internet sewers responsible for what they publish, just as any newspaper. Would that harm the freedom of sleaze?

McAfee: Oops, our bad. Sharpshooter malware was the Norks' Lazarus Group the whole time

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Re: McAfee and the Nork malware

Perhaps you get it with your OS?

Boffins don't give a sh!t, slap Trump's face on a turd in science journal

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what's wrong

with a picture of the poo-resident?

Michael Howard: Embrace of open source is destroying 'artificial definitions' of legacy vendors

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Re: Did he catch a bad case of biz-speak?

"we need to stop climbing the ladder to take a step back and see how far we've come."

That would hurt.

Hi there, Hubble, glad to hear you're doing okay

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Re: Kepler

No need to be (wo)manned, just fueled.

SpaceX touches down in California as Voyager 2 spies interstellar space

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Re: Lack of Astonish!

Do you think we're incapable? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_obsolescence

Astroboffins may have found the first exomoon lurking beyond the Solar System

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Re: Moons of the moons?

You maybe swift, but not Swift. It only rhymes on paper (so to speak). :-(

Android Phones are 10: For once, Google won fair and square

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For the "fair and square", the author probably had to avoid any mention of Java and Dalvik.

No, that Sunspot Solar Observatory didn't see aliens. It's far more grim

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The janitor probably took part in the SETCP project.

Batten down the ports: Linux networking bug SegmentSmack could remotely crash systems

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The website, unfortunately, has been taken down.

New Zealand school on naughty step after ransomware failure

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Last night's backup was taken after the encryption, overwriting the previous backup. First thing people do when something bad happens in IT: take a backup.

A Spectre flaw solution, Cloudflare blips, a bank cyber-heist in Canada, and more in infosec land

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Relativity

"17 minutes, between 1758 and 1813 May 31st UTC". My my, how time flies. Like an arrow, I know, whilst fruit flies like a banana.

Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04: Make yourself at GNOME. Cup of data-slurping dispute, anyone?

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Re: PIcky picky picky

"I love my family. I hate the fact I am the only one who works in IT, in my family."

When you do have someone, the rest of the table hasn't got a clue what the discussion is about. I assure you, you don't feel very comfortable, if you have a conscience.

Summoners of web tsunamis have moved to layer 7, says Cloudflare

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Re: Good luck

It seemed a good idea to me. Care to enlighten me?

EU considers baking new norms of cyber-war into security policies

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Re: ...and Microsoft?

Good of you to warn about the icon (which I have difficulty reading).

Always thought µ$oft was the worst that could happen to the internet, until Sugarmount came along.

Systemd-free Devuan Linux looses version 2.0 release candidate

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Re: so far so good

You mean you're still on Jessie?

You have GNU sense of humor! Glibc abortion 'joke' diff tiff leaves Richard Stallman miffed

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Not opinionated, but opionionated.

UK.gov demands urgent answers as TSB IT meltdown continues

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It happens to the best ...

It was 18 days ago today

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/06/belgian_bank_argenta_outage_botched_it_infrastructure_upgrade/

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