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After many schools adopted Zoom to conduct online lessons during the coronavirus lockdown, concerns about security and privacy have led to a ban on the video conferencing software across the U. There are many new components to remote learning, and we are making real-time decisions in the best interest of our staff and student. We will support staff and students in transitioning to different platforms such as Microsoft Teams that have the same capabilities with appropriate security measures in place.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Several major apps and websites, such as Paypal and Venmo have a flaw that lets hackers easily take over users' accounts once they have taken control of the victim's phone number. Earlier this year, researchers at Princeton University found 17 major companies, among them Amazon, Paypal, Venmo, Blizzard, Adobe, eBay, Snapchat, and Yahoo, allowed users to reset their passwords via text message sent to a phone number associated with their accounts.
This means that if a hacker takes control of a victim's cellphone number via a common and tragically easy to perform hack known as SIM swapping, they can then hack into the victim's online accounts with these apps and websites. Last week, two months after their initial outreach to the companies to report this flaw in their authentication mechanisms, the Princeton researchers checked again to see if the companies had fixed the problem. Others have yet to do it. Paypal and Venmo, given that they are apps that allow users to exchange money and are linked to bank accounts or credit cards, may be the most glaring examples.
Motherboard verified this week that it's possible to reset passwords on Paypal and Venmo via text message. Fear not, there is a solution. A sizeable number of Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version From a report: The crashing issue appears to be most prominent when users attempt to make large file transfers.
It shows up in different scenarios, even on Apple disks but is more likely when there are lots of IO threads. We think it is a threading issue. So while SoftRAID volumes are hit the hardest it's now hard to copy more than 30GB of data at a timeall systems are impacted by this. Takes longer to reproduce, but that is more likely to get a faster fix to the user base.To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.
Can't access iCloud after downloading iOS8. After downloading iOS8. Message I receive is "Verification Failed. There was an error connecting to iCloud. Now my iPad won't access the internet. Posted on Sep 19, AM. Sep 19, PM in response to thomasfrompottsville In response to thomasfrompottsville.
I had the same problem here, I couldn't access to my icloud. I have tried rebooting my ipad and resetting my profiles a few times, still it didn't work out. Sep 19, PM. Sep 19, PM in response to inthedeepocean In response to inthedeepocean. Thanks for responding.
Sorry you're having the same problem, happy that I'm not alone. I hope Apple does a quick patch soon. Thanks again. Nov 7, PM in response to thomasfrompottsville In response to thomasfrompottsville. Had same problem. Hope this helps. Nov 7, PM. Oct 28, AM in response to thomasfrompottsville In response to thomasfrompottsville.
Oct 28, AM. Sep 20, PM in response to thomasfrompottsville In response to thomasfrompottsville. The connections to the icloud server is not stable. It sometimes works, sometime doesn't. It drives me crazy, and I am so fed up. I had successfully connected to the icloud server for a few times, but weren't last long. And I am still getting the messages like verification failed, error connecting to icloud.
Sep 20, PM. Oct 1, PM in response to thomasfrompottsville In response to thomasfrompottsville. This then disables iCloud on their device. This should solve the problem for you and iCloud will immediately begin working on all of your devices once again. Oct 1, PM. Spent about an hour on the telephone with Apple customer service.
They walked me through wiping my iPad clean and reinstalling the software.
"exceeded maximum number of login attempts....blocked access"
DL IT told me the exact time and was able to state that there had been no transactions. In addition, I was told that the attempts were through delta. I called, did the password reset, and checked for myself that there was no activity or mischief. I also checked my other major air and hotel accounts just to be sure and didn't see any evidence of anyone but me being in there. Is this a one-off situation, perhaps targeted at me or my account individually, or has anyone else seen the same thing? I printed a boarding pass at my hotel yesterday morning but was careful to logout.
"exceeded maximum number of login attempts....blocked access"
I also never leave boarding passes behind or around in full view, including of hotel maids, although I was in a situation yesterday where a couple people I vaguely know could have seen the number for about a minute, in addition of course to TSA employees, PreCheck security line dragons, and DL airport staff. The guy sitting next to me on the flight could also have seen my boarding pass for a minute or so as I was getting settled, but I didn't notice him using delta.
View Public Profile. Are you sure you did not leave your DM card out in the open? Also, if I have to print a BP, I always save it as a pdf on my personal computer, transfer it to a thumb-drive I always carry oneand then take the print out directly from the drive. A little tedious, but very secure. I try not to use a public computer to access the account!
I would suggest using the app,as, I think it is more secure. On another note, I have to log in and check my account! Find More Posts by AvidFlyer It took on the 3rd try. Originally Posted by AvidFlyer Originally Posted by MSPeconomist. Visit avidflyer's homepage! Find More Posts by avidflyer. It's impossible to really say.
It could be targeted at you, either from the hotel computer, boarding pass, or similar though many boarding pass formats now mask all but the last few digits of the SM. Or it could be someone simply brute forcing with the knowledge that account numbers all ten digits. If I were trying to brute force accounts, I would be taking a list of common, easy passwords and trying them against random numbers and hoping to get lucky.
Or it could just be someone who typo'd their own SM and it happened to be yours instead. Suggestion: Do not log in to your account on hotel computers, use your name and reservation number to check in.Unicode is an information technology standard for the consistent encodingrepresentation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.
The standard is maintained by the Unicode Consortiumand as of March [update] the most recent version, Unicode The Unicode Standard consists of a set of code charts for visual reference, an encoding method and set of standard character encodingsa set of reference data filesand a number of related items, such as character properties, rules for normalizationdecomposition, collationrendering, and bidirectional text display order for the correct display of text containing both right-to-left scripts, such as Arabic and Hebrewand left-to-right scripts.
Unicode's success at unifying character sets has led to its widespread and predominant use in the internationalization and localization of computer software. The standard has been implemented in many recent technologies, including modern operating systemsXMLJava and other programming languagesand the. NET Framework.
Unicode can be implemented by different character encodings. With 1, possible Unicode code points corresponding to characters see below on 17 planes, and with overcode points defined as of version Therefore, UCS-2 is outdated, though still widely used in software.
However, because each character uses four bytes, UTF takes significantly more space than other encodings, and is not widely used. Many traditional character encodings share a common problem in that they allow bilingual computer processing usually using Latin characters and the local scriptbut not multilingual computer processing computer processing of arbitrary scripts mixed with each other.
Unicode, in intent, encodes the underlying characters— graphemes and grapheme-like units—rather than the variant glyphs renderings for such characters. In the case of Chinese charactersthis sometimes leads to controversies over distinguishing the underlying character from its variant glyphs see Han unification.
In text processing, Unicode takes the role of providing a unique code point —a numbernot a glyph—for each character.
In other words, Unicode represents a character in an abstract way and leaves the visual rendering size, shape, fontor style to other software, such as a web browser or word processor. This simple aim becomes complicated, however, because of concessions made by Unicode's designers in the hope of encouraging a more rapid adoption of Unicode.
Many essentially identical characters were encoded multiple times at different code points to preserve distinctions used by legacy encodings and therefore, allow conversion from those encodings to Unicode and back without losing any information.
For example, the " fullwidth forms " section of code points encompasses a full duplicate of the Latin alphabet because Chinese, Japanese, and Korean CJK fonts contain two versions of these letters, "fullwidth" matching the width of the CJK characters, and normal width.
For other examples, see duplicate characters in Unicode. He explained that "[t]he name 'Unicode' is intended to suggest a unique, unified, universal encoding".
In this document, entitled Unicode 88Becker outlined a bit character model: . Unicode is intended to address the need for a workable, reliable world text encoding. His original bit design was based on the assumption that only those scripts and characters in modern use would need to be encoded: . Unicode gives higher priority to ensuring utility for the future than to preserving past antiquities. Unicode aims in the first instance at the characters published in modern text e.
Beyond those modern-use characters, all others may be defined to be obsolete or rare; these are better candidates for private-use registration than for congesting the public list of generally useful Unicodes. By the end ofmost of the work on mapping existing character encoding standards had been completed, and a final review draft of Unicode was ready. The Unicode Consortium was incorporated in California on 3 January and in Octoberthe first volume of the Unicode standard was published.
The second volume, covering Han ideographs, was published in June Ina surrogate character mechanism was implemented in Unicode 2. This increased the Unicode codespace to over a million code points, which allowed for the encoding of many historic scripts e.The System Error Codes are very broad.
Each one can occur in one of many hundreds of locations in the system. Consequently the descriptions of these codes cannot be very specific.
Use of these codes requires some amount of investigation and analysis. You need to note both the programmatic and the run-time context in which these errors occur. Because these codes are defined in WinError. Sometimes the code is returned by a function deep in the stack and far removed from your code that is handling the error. The following list describes system error codes errors to They are returned by the GetLastError function when many functions fail.
Contact your Network Security Administrator about installing a valid certificate in the appropriate Certificate Store. IPsec certificates require a private key. Contact your Network Security administrator about replacing with a certificate that has a private key.
Kerberos authentication will not function. The most likely reason for this is lack of domain membership. This is normal if your computer is a member of a workgroup. The most common cause for this is that the driver does not have the correct filter. Check your policy to verify the filters. The most common cause for this is if the IKE negotiation took too long to complete. If the problem persists, reduce the load on the faulting machine. This is not a real failure.
Please fix the policy on the peer machine. New main mode will be started.GCash Tutorial: How to Unlock GCash Account
You may need to enter updated or different credentials such as a smartcard. This might be related to certificate-to-account mapping failure for the SA.
This drop is benign. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace. This may be due to a trailing comma, more than two unnamed attributes, missing attribute name or missing attribute value.
Check channel configuration. See Extended Error for more details. The events for a direct channel go directly to a logfile and cannot be subscribed to.The original documents were scanned as an image. The original file can be downloaded at the link above. The information contained in the Data Sheet is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
Company, as the result of the expenditure of time, skill, effort and money, has developed and owns the System; and. The System is identified by the Marks; and. Company licenses qualified individuals the right to establish and operate a single Dollar Discount Store pursuant to the terms of this Agreement; and.
Franchisee desires to obtain a franchise to operate a Dollar Discount Store and, having relied on the information and representations contained in Franchisee's franchise application, Company desires to grant Franchisee the right to operate a Dollar Discount pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
In consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this Agreement, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto, intending to be legally bound, do mutually agree as follows:. In this Agreement, capitalized terms, where the context so indicates, shall have the following meanings:.
It shall be construed to refer to the male or female gender in all cases where the Franchisee is an individual, masculine or feminine modifiers and pronouns notwithstanding. It does not include sales tax receipts. They include, among other things, required and recommended business practices; approved and recommended suppliers; inventory ordering procedures; mandatory and recommended merchandising guidelines; mandatory and suggested accounting practices and recordkeeping procedures; and standards and specifications for store design, d6cor, trade dress, equipment and layout.
The distinguishing characteristics of the System include, among other things, use of the Marks, including proprietary trade dress; the Standards; and access to suppliers and proprietary ordering procedures.
Company hereby grants Franchisee the right and license, and Franchisee undertakes the obligation, to operate a single Dollar Discount Store at the Location, according to the terms and condition of this Agreement, as modified by the Manuals. Franchisee shall exploit the Area to its fullest potential and use best efforts to develop new customers, increase business and expand the market for Dollar Discount Stores products and services.
Territorial Protection. During the term of this Agreement, as long as Franchisee complies with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company will neither locate, operate nor grant a franchise for another Dollar Discount Store within the Area; however, Franchisee acknowledges that the area may overlap the protected territory granted to another System franchisee.
Company retains for itself all other rights within and outside the Area including, the right to engage in any other business activities under the Marks or any other proprietary marks.
Site Selection. Franchisee shall be responsible for identifying and selecting a site for the Store within the Area, which site must be acceptable to Company. Company will provide such advice and guidance with respect to identifying a suitable site for the Store as it deems necessary and appropriate in its sole discretion.
Company's approval of a site does not mean that a Dollar Discount Store operated at the site will be successful; it means only that the site meets Company's minimum Standards for a Dollar Discount Store. The exact address or location of the Store is stated in the Data Sheet. If the location has not been determined by Company and Franchisee at the time this Agreement is signed, then Company and Franchisee agree to insert on the Data Sheet the exact address of the Store at the time a lease for that location is signed by the Franchisee.
Franchisee acknowledges that Company must approve. Franchisee may not relocate the Store, open another Dollar Discount Store, or otherwise offer or sell Dollar Discount products or services from anywhere but the Location without Company's prior written consent. Franchisee shall conduct no business other than a Dollar Discount Store from the Location. If Franchisee leases the site for the Store, the lease must be approved by Company prior to Franchisee's execution of the lease.
Company may condition its approval of a proposed site on franchisee's execution of a lease that permits Company to assume the lease upon termination or expiration of this Agreement or that contains other terms required by Company. Company's acceptance of a lease does not means that the economic terms of the lease are favorable; it means only that the lease contains certain terms that Company requires for a Dollar Discount Store. Design and Lav Out. Company shall provide to Franchisee appearance and lay out requirements for a standard Dollar Discount Store and Franchisee shall lay out and merchandise the Store according to those requirements and the Standards.
If build out is required, Franchisee is solely responsible for preparing all site plans and construction plans and for completing all construction. Neither Company's provision of the appearance and lay out requirements nor its approval of site or construction plans means that the building will conform with applicable laws, ordinances or building codes; it means only that the building meets Company's minimum requirements for a Dollar Discount Store.
Franchisee must open the Store for business within eight 8 months of the date of this Agreement, or Company may terminate this Agreement. However, Franchisee may open the store for business only upon fulfillment of the following conditions:. The term of this Agreement will begin on the Effective Date, and continue for the Term.
If Franchisee has complied with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any other agreement between the parties, is current in all sums due to Company and System Suppliers, and has substantially complied with the Standards throughout the Term, then Franchisee will have the right to renew the franchise represented by this Agreement for an additional ten 10 year period, provided that:.What is GST?
An importer is considered a taxpayer even if the import is for personal reasons. A registered person, on the other hand, is the person who has registered with the tax department, whether required or entitled to registration.
What is goods? Based on Article 2 of the law, goods are any natural material, animal product, agricultural product or industrial product, including electricity. What is a service? Based on Article 2 of the law, a service is any work done by a person for a consideration, including the provision of benefits to third parties, while not including a supply of goods.
What is a supply of goods for GST purposes? A supply of goods is also the use of goods by a taxpayer for his own purposes, enabling others of this whether or not for a consideration or disposal of goods in any legal way transferring ownership.
What is a supply of service for GST purposes?
What is the scope of GST? What are the goods and services subject to SST and in which cases? The UN international classifications are adopted for the identification of services. What is the GST standard rate? What is the SST rate? The rates were determined in bylaw 80 of What are the goods and services subject to zero rate? What are the goods and services exempted from sales tax? What is the impact of supplying taxable and exempt goods and services in combination?
Who is required to charge and report GST? According to Article 12 of the law, goods and services that are smuggled or in violation of the law are subject to the rates effective on the date the smuggle or violation took place. In case such date cannot be identified, they should be subject to the rates prevailing at the time the fraud was detected. What is SST?