5 comments for “Monday

  1. Distant Relative
    December 10, 2018 at 09:53

    3. From Bloomberg headline – “France to Probe Possible Russian Influence on Yellow Vest Riots”. I’ll stop laughing in a bit 😀

  2. microdave
    December 10, 2018 at 09:54

    #2 – “The Department of Health said a change to more modern communication methods was needed to improve patient safety and cyber security

    Well fax machines aren’t connected to the internet, so mass hacking attempts won’t work – unlike the rest of the NHS! Since they transmit data via audible tones on ordinary phone lines it should be possible to intercept a fax, but you would need physical access to either the sender or recipients line. And, as with operating systems, the crooks go for the easy targets with the greatest user base, so tend to leave smaller niche markets alone.

  3. dearieme
    December 10, 2018 at 15:33

    A “ban” on faxes is a profoundly stupid idea. What the hell is someone at Secretary of State level doing fannying around with that level of detail? Chump! Nay, arsehole!

  4. Bill
    December 10, 2018 at 15:34

    2. How does the Royal College of Surgeons presume its people are qualified to poke their specialist and expensive beaks into hospital comms?

  5. Doonhamer
    December 10, 2018 at 23:38

    I miss the teleprinters. Such a nice noise.

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