Posts tagged ‘internets’

June 10, 2011

A new word…

by Lucas Wilkins

Infontinence, n. The inability to controls one’s typeface when sending emails, posting or writing documents.

Here is the text that prompted the discussion that resulted in our new word:

I Corinthians 6: 9-119Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminatenor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

(Mike Beaton deserves at least 50% of the credit for this new word.)

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June 3, 2011

This time the lulz did it for us

by Lucas Wilkins

Well, actually, they probably did it for fun, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t benefit us. jellymatter should be the kind of place that has an opinion on the recent hacking of Sony by Lulz Security (the name make me laugh when I heard it on BBC news last night). So here is my opinion on the matter…

Good Job. That’s the jist of what I have to say. Well done for doing before someone with worse intentions. Well done for publicly shaming Sony.

For those of you who don’t know the details, LulzSec used an SQL injection, an attack so simple that it shouldn’t really be called hacking. The way this works is: first someone designs a website really badly, so that when someone types in a speech mark followed by, in effect, “give me all you data”, the website gives you all its data. Second, someone does this. Seriously, it’s that easy – and making a website that doesn’t have this vulnerability isn’t much harder. Sony users should be insulted that a company they trusted treated their private data with such disregard.

So, hats off to LulzSec for their reckless benevolence.

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