* Posts by Evilgoat76

6 posts • joined 20 Sep 2019

'Unfixable' boot ROM security flaw in millions of Intel chips could spell 'utter chaos' for DRM, file encryption, etc


Fish in a barrel...

Didnt Mythbusters do that? And decided if you use an enormous chaingun its pretty easy...

You'll get your money – when this bank has upgraded Windows 7... or bought extended support


Re: Stupid IT team??

Not sure how this is delivered, our diagnostic kit is Embedded yet still threw this crap up with updates off.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to save data from a computer that should have died aeons ago


Got one on the go..

Already upgraded them from VT220s to Putty on the PC they had alongside every terminal. Now fighting the retirement of the Xavier 386 based server and collection of DM printers. The guy won't upgrade anything and has noe backed himself into a corner. Wants all the new bells and whistles however I cant find IP Cameras or VOIP phones that support 10base2. Wont pay for a rewire, wont pay for any IT soend and Im getting REALLY bored of fixing it. Not to mention media converters arent cheap. FTTP, into firewall at Gigabit, out firewall and BAM right into an MAU

Mozilla locks nosy Avast, AVG extensions out of Firefox store amid row over web privacy


Re: Gosh, I remember when Avast was free

Yes, but it installs a ton of crapware, for example, Safeprice and their browser it'll also try and ram the VPN app down your throats. We were vocal supporters of Avast once, its now on our "kill on sight" list.

Totally Sardonic Bank: Well, it must be, to have a TITSUP* the same week as THAT report


Re: Another

But stil they ...... Oh no, thats aliens..

That time Windows got blindsided by a ball of plasma, 150 million kilometres away


Re: Sticky backed plastic

At a well known UK university we would loose dozens over a term. For reasons we never found out the students liked to steal them....and the CD trays, which technically went removable.


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