* Posts by 33rpm

29 posts • joined 30 Apr 2013

Can't get infected via email if your messages aren't delivered: Seven-hour slowdown hits Symantec cloud filters


We got a reply quickly from support via email about the outage. Thoroughly PO'd our contracting office trying to send docs out.

Looks like it still a bit wobbly. https://email.status.symantec.com

This Free software ain't free to make, pal, it's expensive: Mozilla to bankroll Firefox with paid-for premium extras


Re: Firefox's global market share dwindles ...

From the view of an enterprise their lack of group policies that work and simplified customizable installer has hurt them.

Who pwns the watchmen? Maybe Russians selling the source code for three US antivirus vendors


Explains the Resignation


Symantec on Thursday said Greg Clark, its president and chief executive, had stepped down, sending shares in the US cyber security company tumbling as much as 15 per cent in after-hours trade.

The Norton antivirus maker said Mr Clark’s resignation was “effective immediately” and that it had appointed Richard Hill, a Symantec director and the former chief executive of Novellus Systems, as interim president and chief executive. Symantec said it would now search for a replacement.

Top personnel general joined Capita months after firm won its Army recruiting IT contract


Same old...

This is a horrible problem in the US DOD. Whether it was a the scum who forced all DOD techs to get the CompTIA certs who were later put on the CompTIA board or the great many other crap scams retired officers and politicians pulled.

The record shows I took the blows, and did it... Huawei: IT titan will start tackling GCHQ security gripes from June


Re: I'm still more worried by the USA

The US companies fall all over themselves installing backdoors just to get the lucrative US gov contracts.

Surface: Tested to withstand the NFL. Microsoft firmware updates? Not so much


Belichick 2 Surface 0

This is the second time he has spiked one for freezing up.

Japanese cyber security minister 'doesn't know what a USB stick is'


Re: Imagine a world...

This is very common in US GOV and DOD IT management positions.

BlackBerry axes BBM Meetings a year after launching it


To be excpected

BlackBerry support tried to get their service working to fix a BES issue and after several minutes gave up and used GTM.

Microsoft offers Linux certification. Do not adjust your set. This is not an error


Re: For some reason...

Or it could be since Ballmer is gone they can pull their heads out of their arses.

Still running IE10? Not for long, says Microsoft


Re: we have all these addicts and are going to stop selling them drugs...

It's always the craptastic application writers who make some app that is java, flash, or browser specific that makes things difficult.

Busy BlackBerry wheels out BB10 and QNX updates


But wait!

The problem with the BB updates are the telco branded updates. Some of those companies haven't even released the last update.

FORGOTTEN Bing responds to search index ECJ ruling: Hello? Remember us?


Re: If a link is there on a search engine...



New Doctor Who episode leaks online as proper trailer debuts


Rule #1 Moffat Always Lies

it is well known that Moffat always and misdirects about upcoming episodes. I wouldn't put it past him to have this done intentionally.

Sit back down, Julian Assange™, you're not going anywhere just yet


Lick my

Sweden and the UK, still licking the US's boots. If this was a whistle blower under the Bush and not Obama administration he would be a hero.

BOFH: Oh DO tell us what you think. *CLICK*


I did do that the other day. The help desk was at half strength due to a cold bug and now I need to borrow the PFY's forest in Scotland. I do have my own shovel.

Secret Service probes possible data-leak hack attack at Sears – report


They should be but are not. Security in most corporations is crap at best. I retired from the DOD to the corporate world and was shocked a bit at first at the lack of security, remediation, and enforcement. Now I just keep all the emails from the management that tell me to ignore X and go about being an BOFH.

Has Cisco made a $415 MILLION mistake with the Whiptail buyout?


Over pay means over charge

Cisco has no problem passing along any cost to its customers.

Haribo gummy bears implicated in 'gastric exorcism'


Re: Drama queens

My Mountain Three Wolf Moon Short Sleeve Tee review is a verified purchase. It is everything claimed to be an d more.

Amazon workers in Delaware reject trade union membership


Re: Unions are generally devices to give jobs to union leaders

They failed to mention the pressure from the unions to influence the vote. Threats and violence are common to those who openly go against the mob.

Is your IT department too tough on users?


Re: sure let them have at...

They can want in one hand...

'Best known female architect' angrily defends gigantic vagina


Maybe it's underage?

Swedish teen's sex video fine slashed: Unwilling co-star girlfriend furious


Re: Cant wait for future "glass" cases similar to this.

Brings a whole new meaning to WYSIWYG.

How NSA spooks spaffed my DAD'S DATA ALL OVER THE WEB

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Troll The nsa


Women shun careers in IT security


Re: Women + IT

Refuting facts does nothing for your argument. Male nurses make up less than 6% of the total nurses in the US http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/ broken down at http://www.minoritynurse.com/minority-nursing-statistics and the one I know at a US clinic named like a condiment is treated like dirt. He does not want some special program to pat him on the head. His revenge is he thats the best and most of the snippy broads call him when they are in a bind.

The BOFH is BACK: And it's cloudy with a 90% chance of beatings


Re: Never received it....

I have had users like that, using deleted items as a store. I ask them, "Do you keep your lunch in the trash bin too?"

Watchdog: Y'know what Bitcoin really needs? A REGULATOR!

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Everything the government touches turns to crap.

Not cool, Adobe: Give the Ninite guys a job, not the middle finger


Re: What doesn't help with Adobe..

I too would uninstall it if there were not so many other site that used it. Edit the MSI and you can shut off a lot of the crap.

Continued lack of women in tech bemoaned by ex-techie lady MP



I can also say it is the way IT workers are treated by non-IT management and lusers. I have seen when someone who is too stupid to use a computer comes and yells at the HD for "breaking" their computer.


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