Which UK banks do SMS authentication...
Santander for transaction authentication
31 posts • joined 7 Nov 2011
Dear xx yyyyyyyyy,
Thank you very much for your order.
As a new customer, we kindly request that you provide us with a copy (scan/photo) of your passport or ID card for authentication purposes.
This requirement is only necessary when you place your first order with us.
Please would you send the document by fax or as an email attachment to this email address.
The document submitted is saved for a period of three weeks.
Your Hetzner Online Team
Hetzner Online AG
I never got the server. Not after questioning their ability to keep my details secure. The reply was to state that they had cancelled my order.
For a company renting servers, you'd think they could put together a secure upload location.
Still have all the emails, including the one with their bank details in Germany and Switzerland.
By telling them what they are actually paying for. Specifically: line capacity - not speed.
As the speed is fixed at a percentage of the speed of light for the connection medium used.
Simple example is: buying/renting an internet connection is like buying/renting water pipes, the bigger the diameter the more water you can more through it.
What the ISP’s are doing is selling you a 10 inch pipe and only allowing the pumping of 1/4 inch worth of water.
When your young, and have lots of $$$$, it's me, me, me.
When you near to death, you contemplate your mortality and try to make up with a legacy.
Doesn't hurt if that legacy, also makes you a bit more money along the way.
For Bill, think: Intellectual property rights play in the pharmaceutical sector. Old dog, same old tricks - just in a new market.
Here in reality, very few small businesses can afford to consult their lawyers on this type of legal advise (if the lawyer is straight with them, the answer would be: do not even think about it).
How many small businesses actually have the level of knowledge and experience to just be able to track an attack.
Infiltrating a bot net, then throwing a spanner in the works - without being accused of being the bad guy. Wheres my bag of pixie dust, must have left it in the saddle bag on my unicorn.
Spot on - who actually needs fibre "capacity".
When you go from 1kbps to 100gbps (and anything in between), the speed does not change - only capacity to move data in a given time period.
Unless you change the laws of physics, your stuck at about 60% of the speed of light.
All this talk of speed is B.S.
My FTTC kit worked for the first day, but would start to over heat as well, haven’t used the new home hub, (what a pile of crap, it would stop working at 32 degrees c, while the FTTC box was still going - my upgrade was done during the heat wave (if you could call it that), last year).
I did the same thing I did with my old Netgear router. I put the thing on it's side to allow the heat to escape properly. Never had a problem since. For the old model that was replaced or the new one that is currently in use.
if the reset is to before the bloat was added to the machine. That way you could get rid of all the crap the manufactures add.
But as this this from micro$oft, this feature is going to cause a lot of pain to the naive. So the advise should be: Always backup, especially if you're using Windows 8 Refresh!
"We'll be running finance, HR, Moodle (an open source learning application) and others, just about any application that we don't require to be here, things like access control and CCTV. We can manage it remotely; it's on our IP network so we can log in just as if it's sitting next to us."
Based on the above: when theres a network outage, their CCTV and door system will be unavailable when access to the Janet network, other intermediary network(s) (linking Iceland and Blighty) and the Thor network isn’t available. In a certain part of London, that can be every Tuesday morning for up to an hour or so when planned maintenance on that part of the Janet network takes place .
On the saving on energy and being green: exactly how will the CCTV and access control servers, being moved to Iceland - save them money. When the cameras (assuming IP cameras), switches, door controllers are all back in Blighty.
Me thinks they haven't factored in the energy that runs the network equipment which is underpinning the whole thing.
Now we can look forward to even more “brains left at home” situations in the future.
Simpler solution (along the lines of some IT qualifications e.g. Cisco) would be to make it mandatory for everyone, to retake their tests every 5 years.
Is this a joke.
The plans sound like they were thought up by someone with little to no IT knowledge, while assuming that once the perps are caught, the restrictions will scare the living bejesus out of them into being good. If their not an average Joe/Jane, actually have a bit more than an above average amount of IT knowledge, then the restriction will be a cake walk to get round.
Something that would actually have a chance of working as a punishment, would be to make it illegal to own or possess any IT or communications equipment (apart from a land line with a basic phone).
Advise from the GCHQ spooks, only useful if they actually say what they do in secret.
I clearly stated, as you (Intractable Potsherd) clearly quoted: "without the two world wars". <-- The important bit.
Take a look at the situation the UK was in at the start of the 20th century. And then compare it to France and especially Germany. Then couple that with a banking system which makes the most profit from wars.
@Anonymous Coward - Posted Thursday 10th November 2011 20:28 GMT
Businesses actually deal with real things.
The banks create money out of nothing, then expect real money (which has had value attached to it by for example: work) to pay off the fake non existent money - in return. Every thing else (the tools of the "masters of the universe") is just to fool you into believing that illusion was real.
"were still at war with one another in 1945"
They were at war because of meddling by the British, without the two world wars - the UK would have completely failed financially.
Barclays was bailed out by the Fed, the Fed also bailed out French and German banks. The ECB doesn't have to be a lender of last resort as the Fed will do that for any banks or companies from any country
"Stop blaming the banks and start blaming the politicians!" Their both at fault, the banks more so than the politicians.
All the problems come down to the following:
Fiat currency that's debit based
Fractional reserve - which allows banks to create money out of thin air, this act is what creates 80 to 90% of all the inflation (the rest being created by central banks printing more money, which causes all the existing money to be work less).
Central Banks, which like to expand and contract the money supply for the benefit of the few. The Fed reduced the money supply by about 30% in the late 20's resulting in the great depresion.
The alternatives that have actually worked are no loner in use, only because the above 3 were forced into law and use by those who world gain the most: the Plutocracy.
The things that actual work:
- Colonial script which partly lead to the American war of independence/Revolution,
- The green back created by Lincoln to pay for the civil war,
- The tally stick system (which worked for about 700 years, within a few years of the bank of England being started, the UK government at the time was spending more than half its tax income on just the interest payments to the bank of England).
- The Roman copper and brass coins which were issued debt free. Replaced by Caesar’s gold coins, while the brass and copper coins were removed from circulation, reducing the money supply.
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