Category Archives: QA

Outlook corrupts TEXTboxes

Summary:  Outlook replaces TEXTbox with Graphic on Send Attachment: Outlook_bug.png Traceability: MS-UI-190429  (Win 10 / Outlook ver 16.0.10325.20118) IMPACT:   Lost time for sender and all recipients Breaks Requirement UI-CU-DB-190429 usability be usable  after sending/receiving Work around – time consuming and undocumented … Continue reading

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Microsoft Boosts Apple Sales?

Update 2017-12-12 of problem repeatedly documented since 2011 or earlier! Windows Updates has been Installing updates for 3 hours My pc has been doing windows update for 10 hours. i need to use now Fast forward December 2017: A Windows … Continue reading

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Amazon Attacked by Google-Mart

New York Times by Daisuke Wakabayashi and Michael Corkery, August 23, 2017 (San Francisco) – – – Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on Amazon Wired.com by : Chris Kohler. Februry 4, 2016 – – – PayPal Sues [Google] over “Wallet” … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Hand Held Dangers

Avoid these Common Security Dangers Throwaway boarding pass invites identity theft, see (video from USA Today) “like publishing one’s drivers license on Craigslist!” ? Online banking with public wifi – fed warning and Starbucks Simple passwords are hackers’ goldmine! GPS … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned PostMortem of WannaCry Ransomware

Malware, Ransomware, and what to do  CNN – who and when ZDNET – the “how” and how the problem has morphed WebRoot : scope and how to prevent CNN – who and when The ransomware took control of computers around the … Continue reading

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The Story of Pi(ng)

Mike’s Story Lives on … http://ftp.arl.army.mil/~mike/ (Excerpt from author Michael Muus original, detailed and very interesting page [moved here] ) Ping is a little thousand-line hack that I wrote which practically everyone seems to know about. *grin* It’s included in … Continue reading

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Samsung’s Explosive Battery Report

Months later Samsung opens its books on this QA debacle – excerpt below from Steve Kivach of Business Insider – see videos of the “post mortem” linked below. Business Insider TECH INSIDER Steve Kovach Jan. 22, 2017, 8:10 PM Samsung announces what … Continue reading

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