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... who posts those dumb questions. I was watching the film "Jason Bourne" last night (yes, I know). At the beginning was the usual scene, a darkened room with a few people controlling the world from their laptops. As their fingers were playing over the keys I heard someone say "Use SQL to corrupt their database(s)".
Having performed my time writing SQL, yes I can see that. The best way to do this is to have inexperienced people try to "improve" the SQL code for you... that will irreparably booger up a database faster then you can say STOP! NO DON'T!
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Yeh, the silliest thing of all is the uber-elaborate GUIs that are always in movies, at least the high budget ones, when there's any sort of science involved. When, in actual fact, it's probably more likely to be black and white text output on a terminal window or something.
Though, speaking of which, have you guys seen the ad for the upcoming new Windows terminal program? It's sort of doing a double reverse spin on what I was saying above.
Time for wine (& not the alcoholic kind) I need to fill in my time sheet and it won't let me. The level of security is mad, you think I was doing some top secret military research! the major issue is the stupidity of the password system it has to be changed every month. We are not allowed to use password keepers so I was told of the Last Pass system as it is not banned (yet!) and seems to work, anyone use it? any views?
Fat chance that would work where I am - I just counted over 49 individual logins which share or have different passwords.
I use Keeper, whenever I have had any issues I have found the people at Keeper to be quick in getting back to me to help.
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Well that was fun. I am on the Development Network not the corporate network so my Password reset was sent to the corporate id. Fine so I just use my corporate log in to get it, oh good, but I don't have a corporate log in... but I must have to use the Development Network (news to me) I appear to be in Brazil like situation...
Ahh, but I have tried, the issue is policy is set by people who don't use the system and are in a panic over 'hackers'. The issue was raised and shouted down with 'security issues'... So now we have to have passwords to every thing. We can't use save password option (but do).
I have used LastPass for several years. It has been great and the phone app is free as well. They have a pay for version but the free one works fine for me.
My only 'gripe' and it isn't even a valid one: is that it only autofills passwords on web pages. Need to log into Amazon music or something and you'll need to look it up in LastPass and copy or type the password in, if you don't know it.
Again, not really a problem with LastPass it does what it is designed to do very well.
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