When the Justice Department announced the arrest last month of a man who allegedly swindled more than $100 million from two U.S. tech giants, the news came wrapped in a mystery. The agency didn’t say who was robbed, and nor did it identify the Asian supplier the crook impersonated to pull off the scheme.
This is the official POI Factory Joke thread.
It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.
Please read the forum rules before posting.
"POI Factory is not a forum for politically charged debate.
Let's avoid topics that already have a long list of Democrat or Republican talking points or that name specific politicians."
In danger of losing your windmill?
Maybe you can share the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you used it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.).
Anything to keep your windmill alive.
This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.
As many of you may already know, Radio Shack has closed more stores and the few remaining stores are expected to close soon. With that in mind, I was at both of the remaining two stores near me recently. I was underwhelmed by the prices that I saw on most items.
Press outlets are having a field day with FCC boss Ajit Pai's speech this week, where he declared his intention to gut not only net neutrality rules but most government oversight of giant ISPs.
While a broader, formalized public comment period should occur later this year, consumers can already share their thoughts on the FCC's plan to kill net neutrality and gut oversight of large ISPs like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon.
Why Commenting Matters
Windows 10 Mobile
Windows 10 IoT Mobile
Looking for consumer information? See Windows Update: FAQ
Microsoft touts a new method for patching Creators Update, but it looks like nothing more than the usual bug fixes
Microsoft desperately needs to simplify its patching process, but the latest change to how it rolls out updates for Windows 10 adds little to the mix except more confusion.
FCC head Ajit Pai spins a tale where net neutrality rules ruined the internet, and he's the savior who will set it free
We can all rest easy. Ajit Pai is going to restore the free and open internet we’ve been pining for, lo these past two years.
Phishing, malware, ransomware, hacking, cyberespionage: The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report shows that the best prevention is basic security hygiene
Prease to read more here:
This isn't for the faint of heart, but it might instill some to throw down the gauntlet! Either way, just the insight might help some.
To root out persistent hackers, sometimes you have to get a little creative.
GitHub poster releases patch files that repair Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs that Microsoft blocked from Windows Update.
here is an interesting twist on red light cameras
The campaigns are bigger and more sophisticated, and they're causing far more damage as the attackers learn new techniques and collaborate with other groups.
Read more here:
Oh my! What will they think of next!
Microsoft released the Windows 10 Creators Update earlier this month with new gaming features, creative apps, and other improvements. Now the company has offered some details about the update's rollout and said you shouldn't manually install the update via the Windows 10 Update Assistant.
FCC boss Ajit Pai plans to introduce his plan to dismantle net neutrality at a speech in Washington, DC on Wednesday.
With new hardware hacking devices, it's absurdly easy to attack organizations through the USB port of any computer on a network
Manuel Caballero, a security researcher that lately seems to have been focusing on finding flaws in Microsoft’s Edge browser, uncovered a new bug that would allow an attacker to steal users’ passwords from popular web services.
Our COW this week was nominated by a fellow POI Factory member.
This week, we’re recognizing Alandb!
Not only is he a helpful and knowledgeable forum regular, but if I’m not mistaken, today marks his 70th trip around the sun!
Happy Birthday, Alandb, and thank you for all your contributions to our community!
terms | privacy | contactCopyright © 2006-2016