* Posts by H

7 posts • joined 31 Mar 2008

Cybercrime losses tax UK small business


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Gears of War grind to halt


Perspective Pedantry

It's a third person perspective game, not first person.

Telegraph.co.uk succumbs to typo irony


My word

I fear this may be the least interesting article ever posted on The Register. I mean *really*.

007 Warhead screenplay sold for £46K


Role reversal

Connery himself would make an alarmingly excellent villain for a future Bond outing.

Fraudsters pool data to beat plastic fraud checks


Merchants don't want to put off their customers

99% of online retailers want sheer volume of sales, and then take care of the fraud monitoring internally after the sales have come in. The more complex the payment system/shopper verification the greater the impact on sales.

It is generally only the small to medium sized businesses that go from entirely complacent to fanatical about fraud overnight, after being hit by a few charge backs, and begin leaping up and down at the supposed ineffectiveness of the card schemes.

Enrol in 3D Secure and train your order fulfillment staff properly. That's all there is to it.

Let the seller beware.

Why Microhoo! is like, so, totally dead


Irrational hatred of Yahoo

I hate Yahoo, but I don't know why. Does anyone else have an irrational hatred of Yahoo?

HSBC e-payments system goes titsup


Light bulbs

Presumably, when the light bulb blows above the MD's desk he will congratulate himself on his forethought at having arranged a replacement.


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