* Posts by Smartini

6 posts • joined 12 Jul 2012

Windows XP spotted on Royal Navy's spanking new aircraft carrier

Smartini

Re: IE?

Would you like to play a game of global thermonuclear war?

Hackers seize Detroit's database, demand $800k. Motor City shrugs: OK, take it

Smartini

Re: “I found the Microsoft Office system we had was about 10 years old

Clippy, don't forget clippy!

Routine WHAT NOW? Bank of England’s CHAPS payment system goes TITSUP

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Joke

Failover?

What, didn't the failover to PayPal kick in?

Steelie Neelie 'shocked' that EU tourists turn mobes off when abroad

Smartini

Re: Funny thing is

I once got a 'Welcome to Iceland' message when I woke up one morning after an overnight English channel ferry crossing. There was confusion in those first terrifying moments of post-slumber. I guess the ship's pico-cell had been misconfigured.

Oi, bank manager. Only you've got my email address - where're these TROJANS coming from?

Smartini

Generally not very good at security...

...or so it seems from the gist of this post:

http://ramblingrant.co.uk/2013/12/10/santander-another-demonstration-of-how-not-to-handle-security/

Apparently _most_ of the observed issues have been resolved *except* for the weak password storage issue. I wonder which particular security 'issue' or combination thereof facilitated the lifting of email addresses.

Geek darling GitHub nabs $100m investment

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Joke

Social network

http://xkcd.com/624/

Nuff said!

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