* Posts by Gannet

10 posts • joined 5 May 2010

Ubiquiti, go write on the board 100 times, 'I must validate input data before using it'... Update silently breaks IDS/IPS


Re: Business as Usual

That's a little harsh, they've added a whole augmented reality rack view so you don't even have to look at the management console to see what's plugged into your switches.

It's not like anyone actually uses layer 3 in production?

Mine's the one with the inter-vlan ACL's in the pocket.

Take a deep breath: AWS has just rolled out cheaper instances, glacier-slow storage, and AI container tools


Re: Take a Deep Breath

Or seeing as it's the hole all of your S3 data ends up in after passing through the glacier...

C - an't

R - apidly

E - xtract

V - ast

A - mounts

S - imple

S - torage

E - ntities

Sick burn, LOSER! Nvidia recalls Shield gaming slabs over BLAZE RISK



This is a manufacturer recall so you need to follow the nVidia process to acquire a replacement:



Cashing it in: Personal finance apps – the best and the rest


Android mortgage calculator

I've found 'Karl's Mortgage Calculator' to be a great mortgage tool for android. It's free but ad-supported with fairly unobtrusive banner ads. Does have lots of options though.

AMD palms PCs with LiveBox miniature desktop


Zotac Zbox?

The Zotac Zbox nano AD10 bare bones has been around for a while. Based on the AMD E-350, supports up to 4GB of RAM, Radeon HD 6310 gfx. It's 5"x5" with 100mm VESA mount (handy for bolting to the back of your screen.

No SIM card slot, but you could plug a dongle into one of the extra 2 USB 3.0 ports, it also has eSATA and wifi.

Mobile Trojan mimics Android clean-up tool


RE: Confused

I take it that the kill switch would have wiped the infected apps from handsets that had downloaded them from the official marketplace. And the Cleanup Tool is destined for those people who downloaded the infected apps from third-party sites?

Cold call scareware scammers aim to bring Mac fans into the fold


Title Fail?

Although the victim refers to a "spoof logmein site", it was in fact the legitimate logmein site (as explained in the bootnote)? In which case the .pkg file originated from logmein which is cross-platform and the scammer didn't know they were targetting a mac. (also in the article)

So we still don't know if the scammers would have been able to plant malware on his machine had they gained remote control of it. Does the article not invalidate it's own title?

Vodafone launches, prices up mobile hotspot gadget



This'll be why Vodaphone are dragging their heels with the HTC desire 2.2 update then? As soon as they release it, all those Desire owners will get a free 3G hotspot... which might dent their R201 sales figures.

Mine's the one with the unlocked Nexus 1 in the pocket.

Searchers say bug bars way back to Google


Welcome to tabbed browsing?

Hmm, maybe the average IE6 user hasn't realised that thanks to IE being part of windows update, they have moved on 2 versions and now have access to tabbed browsing.

Open the link in a new tab and voila, your search results remain!

Seagate intros 'universal' external hard drives

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