Category Archives: QA

MIT Xmits LASER Audio

How would QA questions or TEST innovative MIT research to Transmit Audio Directly via optical LASER into a Person’s Ear ? (with no added receiver component) Uses water vapor to convert signal to audio – How does humidity limit results? … Continue reading

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Facebook Bug: Photo Access

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login to grant permission to third-party apps to access photos. https://www.facebook.com/107354315975660/posts/2184331808277890/

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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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