* Posts by Grimsterise

14 posts • joined 2 Jun 2015

Citibank accidentally wired $500m back to lenders in user-interface super-gaffe – and judge says it can't be undone

Grimsterise

The dole que is this way...

The off-brand 'military-grade' x86 processors, in the library, with the root-granting 'backdoor'

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As an ex-soldier 'military grade' always amuses. To me and any other ex serviceman it means: 'Crap made by the lowest bidder which will let you down when you really need it'.

Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows 7, 8.1 support forums

Grimsterise

Re: Not sure how big of a loss this is

I've always considered the reply from the microsoft agent as a sort of obligatory header under the initial question. You just move on down to the people who actually know something besides how to cut and paste unhelpful bollocks.

El Reg deep dive: Everything you need to know about UK.gov's pr0n block

Grimsterise

Re: Still at it

Sir or Madam

My conscience has nothing to do with you.

Mind your own business.

Love

The rest of Humanity.

1 in 5 STEM bros whinge they can't catch a break in tech world they run

Grimsterise

Re: Isn't it a small minority

This commenty says to me: 'I was rubbish at my job so I'll blame 'diversity' for the fact that I never go promoted.

Downloaded CCleaner lately? Oo, awks... it was stuffed with malware

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Forsooth!

Lets get that straight: Independent company is sold to big antivirus firm.

One month later their flagship product is infected with a virus.

Hmmm, and arched eyebrows all round.

Remember when Lenovo sold PCs with Superfish adware? It just got a mild scolding from FTC

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'consumers expect ad software to affect their browsing and be intrusive.'

Yes my customers are always saying that exact phrase to me.

But in fact for years it's been my policy to wipe the hard drive and clean install any new PC as part of setting up.

BA's 'global IT system failure' was due to 'power surge'

Grimsterise

Re: Ho hum

Amen

E-borders will be eight years late and cost more than £1bn

Grimsterise

Re: How is it possible that nothing is ever delivered?

Immigrants to blame for everything comment...

TalkTalk attack: 'No legal obligation to encrypt customer bank details', says chief

Grimsterise

Re: Does there need to be an obligation to "encrypt" ?

It is if you would rather spend money on lawyers than your IT.

US Treasury: How did ISIS get your trucks? Toyota: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Grimsterise

Where did they get all those weapons and Humvees?

Apple and Google are KILLING KIDS with encryption, whine lawyers

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In other words: If you have locks on your doors you are helping to rape children.

Windows 10 upgrade ADWARE forces its way on to Windows 7 and 8.1

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Re: I'm confused

As an atheist with an interest in Biblical history I have to point out that evidence for the existence of a historical Jesus is very good. He was a itinerant Jewish Rabbi with an apocalyptic understanding of Judaism and was knocked on the head by the Romans. The son of god stuff was made up later.

Grimsterise

Re: I'm confused

Sorry, but that census was made up to get the holy family to bethlehem, because the messiah was supposed to be born there (of the line of David). But Jesus was from Galilee, so: retrofit!

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