Thursday, December 14, 2017

I just want to get 'stuff' done

from here

If someone comes up with a way to make applying updates less intrusive and disruptive, it would go a long way to getting patches applied in a more timely fashion and closing the window of opportunity for exploitation sooner.

(And don't be like some people online and assume this is literally me. I simply know there are people like this out there.)

What to buy for the crypto-phile who has everything

link to online store

Do you know any avid crypto-currency investors? I do and I have a sneaking suspicion that one or more of them might actually like these ugly crypto-currency themed Christmas sweaters. You can buy them at Hodlmoon with (surprise) crypto currency. Yes, someone is actually expecting you to treat crypto currency as real money rather than the volatile stock it more accurately mimics. Don't worry, you can also pay the normal way.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to make public washrooms even less private

from here and here (source image)

I am so glad I've never encountered a washroom like this, but if I did - that looks like a convenient place to hang my jacket.

We take the credibility of your corporate responsibility assurances very seriously

found on the I've Been Mugged blog

If only PR people had Pinocchio noses. That would make corporate messaging about data breaches either more comical or force it to be more honest.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Don't even get me started on "hacker" or "virus"

from here

So it appears that "crypto" is joining the long list technical terms that are being redefined by people who don't even know the original definition.

To all those upset about this turn of events, welcome to the club.

Someone ought to make a filter for that

found on PMSLWeb

Can you imagine the fortune you'd make if you invented a spam filter that worked on real life things?

Monday, December 11, 2017

Smile! You're on home-made candid camera

from here

If you want to know how to check for them this article presents some ideas.