* Posts by Macs1000

12 posts • joined 4 Feb 2020

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

"....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

Macs1000
FAIL

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

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'

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

Re: ding dong ditch

Chickenelly.

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

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

Macs1000

It was Dennis the Menace wot dunnit!

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