The best thing about falling in love with a Stephen King character — something I’ve done many, many times — is that there’s a decent chance you might meet them again. It’s one of the cool things about the horror master’s body of work: everything’s connected. Characters and settings crop up time and again inRead More
Manchester boasts England’s second-largest police-force (after London) and some of the nation’s shittiest IT.
20.3% of the Greater Manchester Police’s computers are running Windows XP, an OS that Microsoft stopped officially supporting in 2014, widely considered to be one of the least secure, most hackable OSes you can make the mistake of running,Read More
Equifax’s world-beating breach of 143 million Americans’ sensitive personal and financial information was the result of the company’s failure to patch a two-month-old bug in Apache Struts, despite multiple reports of the bug being exploited in the wild.
A patch for the vulnerability (“Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638”) was issued on March 6. Equifax’s websiteRead More
[embedded content] Blissful folks thinking they’d enjoy a casually murder clown-free Monday morning were in for a rude awakening today. Red balloons popped (sorry) up in Sydney’s CBD, as part of a widespread and undeniably budget-conscious marketing campaign for the release of Stephen King novel turned movie It this Thursday. Apparently all you need isRead More
[embedded content] If you’re planning to sleep tonight, you might not want to click play on the trailer above. Because that right there is the trailer for the latest adaptation of Stephen King’s It – and it’s freakin’ terrifying. Andrés Muschietti directs the new It, starring Bill Skarsgård (Hemlock Grove) as the new Pennywise theRead More