* Posts by clintos

12 posts • joined 10 Aug 2017

Capita's bespoke British Army recruiting IT cost military 25k applicants after switch-on


Typical capita

they lost the NATS contract due to terrible management. but, it never ceases to amaze me, how paying gov for contracts always gets garbage in the door.

Not exactly the kind of housekeeping you want when it means the hotel's server uptime is scrubbed clean


Same scenario

Linux server, back room of store, server not responding. Asked staff to go and make sure it was on. Staff came back, it is on. Now we could see server. Week later, same scenario. Called staff, is that server on in back room? Yep on return. It responded again. Scratching the grey. Next week, same scenario. Ghost of the back room server on same day, different times, and before the store opened. We asked the question, does anyone go into the room on that morning near the times stated. Yes was the response, the cleaner goes in. Then it all started coming together. We asked the staff to mark the socket plugs not to be unplugged. It never happened again. I wonder why! Oh and before you comment. No UPS was in line. I know, its stupid.

Auf wiedersehen, pet: UK Deutsche Bank contractors plan to leave rather than take 25% pay cut for IR35 – report


Every contractor get out

Teach these idiots who grab as much as they can for their own pockets a big lesson. It's about time the people of this country took back control of themselves. Teach these legislators a massive lesson, gov idiots who couldn't regulate a cup of coffee. I worked for the NHS as a contractor. I gave out 100% all the time. I remember a consultant stating, if I get my way in here, I would get rid of all the full time staff and employ in contractors only. As contractors get the work done. Now we are all f*****.

Who left a database of emails, credit cards, plain-text passwords, and more open to the web this week? Tech Data, come on down!


Too much information stored to protect

I work for a large corporate company. They got hit by ransomeware a while ago. Too big for their boots and too many idiots working in IT, probably the same impact from this scenario. When I done server and network admin inhouse. I nailed everything to the floor, you got nothing, unless you give me a great reason for wanting access to it. Written in stone is good and signed by every pen pusher onsite.

Phisher folk reel in Computacenter security vetting mailbox packed with sensitive staff data


pen before knowledge scene again...

The typical reason behind this is, your non technical pen pusher in finance who signs off as, we will go with this cowboy outfit, as they are the cheapest. Bring in the GDPR lawyers now, to spanked the pen pushers ass.

'Software delivered to Boeing' now blamed for 737 Max warning fiasco



dirty code was it...outsourced was it...cheap and nasty probably...profit before lives again...its like woohoo! windows 10 is out, upgrade your system from windows 7 to windows 10...we in IT say…no...we will wait until it stabilises and mostly all the bugs have been squished...but wait...windows 10 is given for free...everyone jumped on it... stupid people!

Taylor drift: Finally, a use for AI emerges? Cyber-smut star films fsck-flick in Tesla with Autopilot, warns: 'I wouldn't recommend it'


policy enforcers enroute...

...to your door, they will take your particulars down and create a rest for you both, for not abiding by their legal rules, not law, rules. also beware the cuffs will be on and you will bend over for them, or the judge. these sad masters will lock you up and keep the key, for afters.

Accused Brit hacker Lauri Love will NOT be extradited to America


Re: Excellent news

It is not a criminal offence not to give your decryption keys or password to anyone. Show me the law upon which he you rely upon that states otherwise.

Capita contract probed after thousands of clinical letters stuffed in a drawer somewhere

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EE Business Broadband digital transformation: Portal offline until July


BT are great

I have been with BT mobile and BT Broadband for a few years now. I would not settle for anything less. The company is fantastic, they have provided a better Service than Vodafone ever could and I was with Vodafone for a few years, until they messed me about. Vodafone are Scammers. BT are the best provider by far.

WannaCrypt NHS victim Lanarkshire infected by malware again


Lacking knowledge...

People need go be more vigilant with emails. The cyber attackers are preying on the minds of the people who do not know any better. Train them to spot the hacker

Microsoft's Surface Pro 2017, unhinged: Luxury fondleslab that's good...


Pro 3 still as good

Surface pro 3. had it from the start of the 3 launch. love it. Would not change it for the latest, do not feel the urge to spend needlessly, good res, good sound, pen works. it is still a good all rounder.

personally, i do not think the 4 or 2017 could do any better.


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