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29 posts • joined 16 Jul 2019

Magecart malware merrily sipped card details, evaded security scans on UK e-tailer Páramo for almost 8 months

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Re: Wait

A website that only has around 3,500 customers in the space of 8 months probably isn't being updated anywhere near as much as you'd hope.

How's this for a JEDI mind trick? AWS waves hand, has Uncle Sam 'reconsider' $10bn contract award to Microsoft

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Re: "requiring that work on the contract pauses while the objection is considered."

Seek help you weird cunt

Australian privacy watchdog sues Facebook for *checks notes* up to £266bn

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Re: That could hurt

That's all it is, a proposition though. The reality is it'll end up being 2/3 billion settled out of court and just another CODB.

How does Monzo keep 1,600 microservices spinning? Go, clean code, and a strong team

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Re: Banking isn't really a highly computational process

This comment shows ignorance. There is so much more that goes into processing a card payment and it has to be done in fractions of a second

Jeff Bezos: I will depose King Trump

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Look at the date of the post! Last month. I've been using Azure for 2 years

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Let's be real here. AWS is by far the best 'all in' Cloud provider in terms of features, Azure's File Storage doesn't even support custom domain HTTPS yet unless you proxy it.

No matter what you think of Amazon, they had this boxed.

I was firmly against Richard Branson sueing the NHS off the back of no evidence, but this is a different matter entirely.

Kubernetes? 'I don't believe in one tool to rule the world,' says AWS's sassy Jassy

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Well if he's telling you to use ECS, which is specifically designed for AWS, I'd say that is literally 1 tool to rule the world

Absolutely smashing: Musk shows off Tesla's 'bulletproof' low-poly pickup, hilarity ensues

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Re: Cost saving?

That is what I typed to be fair. So yes.

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Re: Cost saving?

To be fair, Americans are the the type to start a $100,000,000 class action if they bought one and the window even got a scratch, so at least now they know

BBC tells Conservative Party to remove edited Facebook ad featuring its reporters

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Said without a hint of irony.

Amazon is saying nothing about the DDoS attack that took down AWS, but others are

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Re: The bigger they are...

Because they are the outsourcer who provides DNS services... Wouldn't be an issue if they didn't but...

40 million emoji-addicted keyboard app users left with $18m bill – after malware sneaks into Play Store yet again

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Re: Upside down

Thanks Captain Killjoy

GitLab pulls U-turn on plan to crank up usage telemetry after both staff and customers cry foul

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"Engineering manager Lukas Eipert said back in July. "... I hereby declare my highest degree of objection to this change that I can humanly express."

Based off that one sentence I can tell he has a beard, dirty trainers and drinks iced tea.

Remember when Bezos whined about having too much money? Amazon's Q3 will help out with that

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Re: It doesnt look they saved much...

Yes. They saved so much money as soon as they ran the shutdown command it started transferring money back to their bank account. So much money in fact it froze.

Power to the users? Admins be warned: Microsoft set to introduce 'self-service purchase' in Office 365

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Remember when Microsoft got beaten with a stick for getting rid of free Partner licenses in 1 go? Well this is it in the slow form...

Well, well, well. Fancy that. UK.gov shelves planned pr0n block

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Is there a chance these porn sites an the companies that founded for this exact thing could claim loss of earnings / cost back from the Government now?

How bad is Catalina? It's almost Apple Maps bad: MacOS 10.15 pushes Cupertino's low bar for code quality lower still

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Upgraded and can’t connect to my work vpn. Thanks Apple! No work weekend ahead.

The mod firing squad: Stack Exchange embroiled in 'he said, she said, they said' row

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Reading those big posts its actually really fucking embarrassing how they take it

Careful now, UK court ruling says email signature blocks can sign binding contracts

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No. As long as it's in writing, unless there's a disclaimer the deal is as good as done. Contracts are merely a formality and to include the ToB

For Foxit's sake: PDF editor biz breached, users' passwords among stolen data

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Re: why have ANY upper limit?

It is pretty standard for PHP.

Bcrypt has a 72 character limit.

Password_hash is an actual function which in built salt.

Step aside...

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Re: why have ANY upper limit?

password_hash(hash('sha256', $_POST['password']));

done

Bloke who claimed he invented Bitcoin must hand over $5bn of e-dosh in court case. He can't. He's waiting for a time traveler to arrive

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Hope Kleiman's family don't try cashing them all out at once. Otherwise they will be worth fuck all.

Giffgaff goody-baddy-bag billing faff: Ofcom fines operator £1.4m for overcharging folks by almost £3m

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For the next 18 months we're going to see a law firm you've never heard of with sponsored posts on all socials telling us gifgaff might owe us money.

Facebook chucks 1.5 hours' profit at Citizens Advice anti-scam charity to defuse consumer champ's defamation suit

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I would imagine with Mark’s brand of privacy his face will be on their facial recognition and be blocked...

Or not, seeing as he prefers to keep himself to himself

One rule for them and all that...

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All the Dragons have this issue too. Every other week Deborah Meaden appears on my news feed telling me she wished she'd invested in some 12th rate crypto coin earlier.

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