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15% Extra – Show 179 – 9 November 2018

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Another week of face-palm news as we plumb the depths of stupidity, then climb the heights of ingenuity
Thanks again to the chat-room crew for making us laugh and my task harder.
Many thanks to WACUP, Vivaldi and TeamViewer for providing the tools we need to get this boat afloat.
Thanks to MrLoathsomes Baconated Soda. The only fizzy-pig product you will ever need.

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If Shadow Home Sec Diane Abbott can be reeled in by phishers, truly no one is safe to roll out voter ID trials in 2019 local elections

Windows XP? Pfff! Parts of the Royal Navy are running Win ME

Spammer scum hack 100,000 home routers via UPnP vulns to craft email-flinging botnet

The nights are drawing in. Pour a cup of cocoa and join us for Windows 10 Autumnwatch

Erratic Windows 10 Bug Breaks Changing of Default File Associations

Windows 10 users finding their legit installs are being deactivated

Microsoft is Porting Sysinternals Tools to Linux – ProcDump Released

Get your code on in RunCode, the online programming and pwning extravaganza

Pentagon Draws Back the Veil on APT Malware with Sudden Embrace of VirusTotal

Pentagon Draws Back the Veil on APT Malware with Sudden Embrace of VirusTotal

In news that will shock absolutely no one, America’s cellphone networks throttle vids, strangle rival Skype

Dollar for dollar, crafting cryptocurrency sucks up ‘more energy’ than mining gold, copper, etc

British fixed broadband is cheap … and, er, fairly nasty – global survey

WACUP beta build 2926 is released
Oh and Radionomy leaked an official, or officially released a leaked Winamp update 5.8

Friend Unified Platform – Virtual OS (community site)