Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people copying and pasting the same thing to each other reduces my vocabulary to four letter words — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Now Im dahn wiv da yoof.
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Unlocking your phone with a passphrase, password or pattern takes time. Using your thumbprint is virtually instantaneous, and it’s guaranteed to belong to you, right? Wrong.
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The title of this outpouring should be “2FA considered harmful” but articles containing ‘considered harmful’ are harmful and attract abuse from people who claim to know better. But 2FA is crap, and here’s why.
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Google censorship has always been hit and miss. But are the disparities in file downloads intentional to stamp out competition?
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I pity people coming through the UK’s so-called security system. It’s nonsensical, farcical, and utterly corruptible. And that’s its good points.
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How effective is your virus/malware/rootkit protection? Do you think the software’s doing its job properly? I think otherwise.
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Don’t get me started on the “security” offered by systems like RBS Secure when buying things online. Can anyone spell snake oil?
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CAPTCHA allegedly stands for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”. What it actually stands for is “Chuffing Awful Process That Completely Humiliates Anyone”.
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Given the media furore these days, you’d think that aside from porn there was nothing but phishing, scams, viruses, trojans, worms and malware on the Interweb. Actually, there’s something far worse than these amateurish exploits.