Tag: LISTS

Remove Flash from Windows 10

Flash is Bad Yep.  It’s a security risk, is being constantly “fixed”, but more importantly is being dropped in all good browsers very soon.  It’s already been dumped by the Chrome browser and with any decent website worth it’s salt moving off Flash to the HTML5 way of doing things there’s no reason to have…
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November 13, 2017 2

Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

Neonicotinoid pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder   The Register reports on what seems to be a pretty good study from some guys at Stirling and Lancaster Universities in the UK.  The “boffin-years” worked (as The Register puts it) by them and another French team now have very good proof that it’s a group of pesticides,…
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March 30, 2012 4

Nifty Spam Fighting

Project Honey Pot Careful observers to this website may have (but more probably not) discovered a tiny little link on random pages, which includes the main page.  The link is there to trap spammers.  Spammers of all kinds really, because once email addresses are skimmed, then they’re in the wild, but initially I trap comment…
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December 7, 2011 2

Turkish Hacker-Crackers, perhaps?

A Cracking Week Off? I had a week’s holiday of sorts last week.  On returning I found that this website had been cracked. (I already had intimations that something was wrong because of site stat failures and an email from @Justin Asking, sometime commenter to this website and others).  Anyway, so it was.  Unfortunately, I…
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September 5, 2011 0

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