Tag: security

    What, ANOTHER career change?

    So, having spent 20 odd years in the aerospace industry before finding the people I worked for were a bunch of crooks necessitating a change in direction for me – moving onto the last 5 years with ABB. I’ve enjoyed my time with ABB, and have had some great support from my line manager as I manage my own team as part of the larger UK/IE sales team. The integrity and compliance that ABB insists on from day one certainly is a refreshing change from RHE! But now, as we start to see the oil and gas industry changing, and […]

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    It’s going to be one of those days…

    Got to Stansted fine. As usual, about 6000000 people going through security. And so the first problem: I’ve been using the same bag for toiletries for about 2 years now and it has a split in it, so I had to put the rest of my stuff through, pay a pound to get another bag, and have them scan my deodorant and toothpaste again. Got ‘bleeped’ as a random so had the pat down search (“Anything sharp on you sir?” said pat down guy “Only my wit” came the reply). Having only notes on me I went to the info […]

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    Have a quickie (oo-er missus)

    So, Windows eh? I like XP (Professional, SP3). It’s stable*, and you can get rid of all the girly crap and make it look like Win2K. Vista is shit. Total shit – it has no saving graces whatsoever. When Lee died, it took me about 4 months to crack his laptop running Vista as he’d listened to me and put on the Password From Hellâ„¢. Anyway, using the skills I acquired while cracking Vista security, I now have a bootable CD with various utilities to reset passwords, and run AV scans and the like (what’s very handy is the ability […]

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