You may know that Outlook 2003 – MS's email etc client – has, at last, a spam filter system. Using 'state-of-the-art technology' too, natch. Someone's analysed how it works. And guess what? Not only is it crap, as in really … Continue reading
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You're probably familiar with 'Hello, it's your bank, honest, look we've got all the right logos and everything. Anyway, please give us all your details at firstname.lastname@example.org' fraud spam. Here's today's: Hello dear client Barclays Bank. Today our system of … Continue reading
Let's see, ignoring palmtops and computers that have never been the main one (a Lynx, a CP/M box with 8" floppies, a Mac, a QL, an Archimedes, a…) I've gone from two 4MHz (ish) Z-80s, one with 16k RAM for … Continue reading
… was a 2400 bits per second one: absolutely cutting edge stuff compared to the 300 bps ones or the 1200 bps from them to you but only 75 bps from you to them (!) of the previous UK standards. … Continue reading