* Posts by Andrew McAuley

4 posts • joined 24 Jul 2008

Google's Inventor gets short shrift

Andrew McAuley

4GLs don't have code

As an early adopter of 4GLs in 1983... 4GLs don't generate code - they are data structures that are interpreted at run time. Code generators are simply that - code generators. 4GLs still exist and are ideal for the kind of RAD espoused by proponents of iterative software development. Checkout www.revsoft.co.uk for a Windows based 4GL with a 27 year pedigree....

Black hats attack gaping DNS hole

Andrew McAuley
Happy

BeThere

1. 87.194.0.51 (cache0.betherenow.co.uk) appears to have GREAT source port randomness and GREAT transaction ID randomness.

2. 87.194.0.52 (cache1.betherenow.co.uk) appears to have GREAT source port randomness and GREAT transaction ID randomness.

Apple account hijacks spread to developers

Andrew McAuley

Clarification

I have a UK and a US account. The fraud was against my US account. The US account had my Visa Debit card details stored against it. The REALLY weird thing was the hacker gifted the same music track 4,500 times to lots of different gmail accounts. Perhaps a hacker fan of this particular band trying to score a chart placing?

Andrew McAuley
Happy

Wise up?

Oh, I'm sorry I guess a > 10 char length mixed alpha numeric password is a little easy to crack ;)

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