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Dean Procter

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

It makes perfect sense of course, to have a Plan

03 October 2013  |  2355 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I am, however reminded that historicaly, banks weren't lock or safemakers, they were banks. Lock-pickers & safecrackers had quite a few wins, but different specialist industries evolved to deal with that. The banks didn't start becoming safemakers or lock inventors, they stuck to their banking. Probably a good thing. Strangely in the digit...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

CyberHactivism shows no prejudice.

11 June 2011  |  6884 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Favourite quote of the week from the internet "LulzSec is running around pummelling some of the world’s most powerful organisations into the ground… for laughs! For lulz! For shits and giggles! Surely that tells you what you need to know about computer security: there isn’t any." ipso facto With a change of tactics and broadening of th...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Encryption used in most GSM networks cracked and available

31 December 2009  |  3892 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I didn't get to wait until the New Year for those GSM mobile phone conversations and phone banking sessions to become even more accessible to criminals (it is unlawful to intercept mobile communicatio...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Just a little note for writers or those who hesitate

03 November 2009  |  2062 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The US has been drafting laws covering internet copyright, libel, protection of sources etc. The UK libel laws are somewhat fierce but I don't know whether the finextra.com gives any protection. Ther...

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

My Love Affair With Smart Cards

30 October 2009  |  2397 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I note that since the wimps who don't like to hear the truth about their dogdgy products bleated I've been banned if I mention the word mobile. So today I'm going to tell you about my little fling wi...

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Google Provides 'Opt Out' of Googles Data Spy System

09 October 2009  |  2369 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There is a new way to opt out of Googles coverage. If the video doesn't suit you we have a suggestion from a reader. Osama Bin Laden has personally recommended a nice cotton burqa and a plastic...

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

ID Theft, the value? of Equifax, Experian TransUnion Data

02 September 2009  |  2621 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I read on another blog, a list of 36 things that credit card companies, or credit reference agencies at least, consider as highest in importance when assessing risk, and it named Equifax, Experian and...

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

St George Follows On Scrapping Overdraft Fee

03 August 2009  |  2647 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

$40 was pretty steep. I do point out that it could be a good strategy. After all we know that the non-bank competitors are lining up superior services and banks need to try and hang on to their custo...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Aussie Banks Bow To Overdraw Pressure

29 July 2009  |  2595 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

NAB has made the first move to remove overdraw fees from personal accounts. Fees as high as $33.00 are charged for overdrawn accounts. In what I think has been tantamount to theft, banks have been cha...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

European Court of Justice Has Brain Failure

28 July 2009  |  2192 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The EU court has erred, in fact had a complete brain snap. 11 word snippets or quotes are copyright infringement? (that's only 8) Hows this for copyright infringement? Once upon a time in a land fa...

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