* Posts by Cook942

10 publicly visible posts • joined 17 Apr 2015

Cybercrooks book a stay in hotel email inboxes to trick staff into spilling credentials


that's why they are using password protected files. unencrypted files can be and are scanned by google


Re: Missing the step between the download and the installation

I'm guessing you don't have much experience with end users, because yes. Yes they do

Greater Manchester cops fined after victim interview vids lost in post


came here to point this out, no-one actually gets hurt by this fine apart from the funding for that police force, net result they f**k up and receive reduced training and manpower resulting in...... more f**k ups

Don't panic, Florida Man, but a judge just said you have to give phone passcodes to the cops


Memory loss

I'm sorry I've forgotten my passcode, now prove I'm lying

Cybercrook spared jail after copping to FIFA video game mega-hack


Re: A different view here.

I thought this, I honestly thought the law would be too far behind to actually get a conviction from this, the phrase victimless crime comes to mind

Kremlin-linked hacker crew's tactics exposed


Reminded of Rocky IV

"APT 28 is variously known as Pawn Storm, Sofacy, Tsar Team, Strontium, Fancy Bear, and (now) Iron Twilight."

I am strangely reminded of the scene in Rocky IV when the announcer is listing all of apollos names

Crooks and kids (not scary spies paid by govt overlords) are behind most breaches


Re: Blaming the aspergers generation

I'm sorry but no, you hold a portion of the blame granted but someone committing criminal acts is still committing criminal acts regardless of the difficulty they had doing it

SpaceX’s anti-hacker tech powers UK launch of security startup


obviously not up to date on GoT

have they not noticed that the nights watch has let the wildlings through now? so I don't think it's a very good analogy

Cash register maker used same password – 166816 – non-stop since 1990

Black Helicopters

Damn, guess they finally worked out what i was doing

In another, forensics were left stumped by a carder's keylogger which had logged repeat keys (such as aaaaa ggggg bbbbb) entered on the PoS server. It was later revealed staff had used the machine to play Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, and download porn.

'Hackers racked up $$$$s via the Android Play Store, and Google won't pay me back'


"My phone is more secure than googles servers"

"the credentials could not have been obtained in any way other than a compromise on Google's end."