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+ - Large UK greetings card vendor fails security->

Submitted by kooky45
kooky45 (785515) writes "Paul Price at reports that in 2013 he discovered a major security weakness with the mobile app for Moonpig, a large UK based retailers of greetings cards. More than a year later and Moonpig had failed to resolve the weakness despite repeated warnings. If this service can be insecure then who else is just as bad?"
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Comment: Baumgartner took too much credit (Score 3, Interesting) 175

by kooky45 (#48224551) Attached to: Computer Scientist Parachutes From 135,908 Feet, Breaking Record
I watched Baumgartner's jump live and a follow up documentary on it and it seemed to me far too much credit for his jump was given to him. He got claustrophibic in the suit so dropped out of the project for an entire year and only came back when he got worried that a test pilot making test jumps in his place might do the actual record jump and deny him his press. I like this new one, seems to have been done for the right reasons.

Comment: Scotland third time lucky (Score 4, Informative) 494

by kooky45 (#47926337) Attached to: Scotland's Independence Vote Could Shake Up Industry
A lot of people think that Scotland is walking blindly towards independence without knowing what they're doing. I'd like to remind them that Scotland has voted for independence twice before but both times it's been blocked. In 1914 Scotland voted for independence from the UK, but then the First World War started and it was conveniently dropped. In 1979 Scotland voted again for much more local power through devolution, but some dodgy rule dictated that at least 40% of the total registered electorate had to vote for devolution, and even though they got the majority winning by 51.62% Yes to 48.38% No the vote was overturned because the Yes vote comprised only 32.9% of the total possible vote. So this has been a long time coming.

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