* Posts by Macs1000

12 posts • joined 4 Feb 2020

Europe advances crypto-coin regulation – without potential ban on Bitcoin


Re: just ban this conmans dream shit

Having just read the article on LokiLocker ransomware I wonder just how many ransomeware gangs demand payment in hard cash?

'We are not people to Mark Zuckerberg, we are the product' rages Ohio's Attorney General in Facebook lawsuit


"....Nick Clegg were also listed as defendants"

Wow! If they find against the Dead Corporation will Cleggie be personally liable? Please, please, please!

BT's Plusnet shows Google how it's done as email woes enter their third day


Free email?

"It seems that the days of free email as a perk from your ISP are rapidly ending."

Free? A perk? No, these things never are. They are included in the fee you pay for the service.

And since we're talking about service (or lack of it) I find it strange that Plusnet is claiming the problems started early Wednesday morning. I was unable to log into two of my accounts late Tuesday evening. A bit of honesty and openess would not come amiss!

Future astronauts at risk of heart attacks, strokes if radiation allowed to ravage their cardiovascular health


Re: They Usually Bring Up That Transatlantic Passage Was Considered Impossible

An upvote just for quoting Kai Lung!

Screw you, gadget-menders! No really, you'll need loads of screwdrivers to fix Apple's AirPods Max headphones


Re: Question

Sorry, are we talking fasteners or personnel here?

Test tube babies: Virgin Hyperloop pops pair of staffers in a pod, shoots them along 500m vacuum tunnel


I can't get the picture of an oversized Lamson tube out of my mind!

Facebook doesn't know its onions: Seeds ad banned after machine-learning algo found vegetable pic 'overtly sexual'


Re: onions are too sex?

I'm a peach man, myself!

Ring glitch results in global ding dong ditch: Doorbell bling flings out random pings but they're not the real thing


Re: ding dong ditch


UK privacy watchdog confirms probe into NHS England COVID-19 app after complaints of spammy emails, texts


Re: FFS!

I believe that GPs are indeed "outside" the NHS. They are independant contractors, not employees.

Microsoft decrees that all high-school IT teachers were wrong: Double spaces now flagged as typos in Word


Sorry, but you're all wrong. Many years ago, in the Civil Service, when they used to Do Thing Properly, three spaces was the rule!

That critical VMware vuln allowed anyone on your network to create new admin users, no creds needed


It's very unique...

No it isn't. It's either unique, or it's not.

School's out as ransomware attack downs IT systems at Scotland's Dundee and Angus College


It was Dennis the Menace wot dunnit!


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