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Microsoft reveals two viruses that avoid removal by regularly downloading updated versions of each other
Recent research carried out by Microsoft has showed that a combination of two viruses, Vobfus and Beebone, is proving quite difficult to remove from infected Windows PCs.
Like other typical malware, these two offers data thieves the opportunity to steal …Read More »
A new malicious data wiper program dubbed Trojan.Korhigh by Symantec containing similar functionality to another piece of malware, which took the networks of several South Korean companies offline in a matter of hours back in March, has recently been uncovered …Read More »
Vtel, a company based in the rural town of Springfield with a population slightly larger than 9000 persons, is offering gigabit internet to the residents of Vermont at a mouth watering rate of $29.95 or $39.95 per month. You are …Read More »
“Let July 4th be our NSA Independence Day!”Read More »
Google has been issuing its transparency report for quite some time now, making things like the number removal requests from copyright owners and user data requests from governments freely available for anyone to peruse online. But if you’ve wondered just …Read More »
To give us the awesomeness that is Street View, Google uses a number of different gadgets to roam the world and capture images. There’s a Google Street View car, trike, trolley and even a snowmobile. But there are …Read More »
After almost 15 years in existence, Microsoft’s TechNet service is going to be tired at the end of next month. The company has announced that new subscriptions and renewals on the service will cease on August 31.
TechNet has been …Read More »
If you woke up and tried heading on over to your good old Google Reader, you might have been disappointed that it’s no longer there. But that’s because it’s passed July 1st silly, and Google Reader is officially dead.
Besides …Read More »
The database of popular video game developer, Ubisoft, was recently accessed illegally by some hackers. Said database contains email addresses and passwords of Ubisoft users.
According to Ubisoft, some hackers were able to use “stolen credentials” to get through the …Read More »
In case you forgot, July 1 is the day Google Reader will be no more. Fortunately for Digg and users that may not have found a new home just yet, the Digg Reader has left beta after a week of …Read More »
In an announcement reiterating the company’s interest on focusing on fewer products, Yahoo has announced that a number of services will be going away in the following weeks. The most notable is probably AltaVista, a search engine which some of …Read More »
Thanks to information provided by Edward Snowden, the now fugitive whistleblower still at large, last month information about the US government’s top secret surveillance program PRISM emerged. According to the information Snowden provided, the NSA and FBI have direct access …Read More »
Notice anything unusual about your Instagram lately? There has been some reports saying that the photo sharing service has been hit by a fruit spam. Fruit, in the sense that few photos of colourful fruit started appearing on the stream …Read More »
Back in May 2013 Twitter started a mini project looking to create a heatmap of all the world’s geotagged tweets. The maps show every single tweet as a dot, which in aggregate generate whole maps. It’s usefulness is yet to …Read More »
…Because Wikipedia launched in 2001.Read More »
Gone are the days of exploring Google Maps in satellite view and being blocked by a pesky cloud! Google has unveiled new high-resolution imagery that will power both Google Maps and Google Earth. Besides making our beloved planet a whole …Read More »
We recently posted the top 10 most pirated TV shows of the season, and in it HBO says that they actually think it’s a huge compliment to have the most pirated show on television. Another company on the other hand, …Read More »
We’re all pretty familiar with Google’s Street View by now, and there’s a good chance that we might even take it for granted. But getting all the images necessary to make it happen takes some hard work from guys like …Read More »
Google has just captured their first skyscraper on Street View — and they started with a big one. Using customized versions of their Street View Trekker and Trolley, a team from Google spent three days capturing high-quality 360-degree panoramic images …Read More »
Google Reader is almost gone, so the race to find a suitable alternative is on. Many folks are turning to Feedly, Flipboard, Pulse or even Digg’s new service. If this next rumor turns out to be true, some folks …Read More »
If you were worried that Google Reader’s demise would leave you with a lack of RSS reader options, you were horribly wrong — it’s almost as if there’s a new one every week! And this week, it’s AOL’s turn. After …Read More »
Okay, I know I told you to guess what number one was but I couldn’t help it — and you probably knew already anyway. Unsurprisingly, Game of Thrones is once again the most pirated TV show at the end of …Read More »
One of Facebook’s archival features has accidentally exposed the contact information of around 6 million of its users. This includes email addresses and phone numbers that users may or may not have wanted shared with all their contacts.
The security …Read More »
Apparently, Google is preparing to launch a proprietary service of their own like Craigslist, which allows users to list and sell used goods. The service is purportedly called Google Mine, and much of the information was gathered from a leak. …Read More »
The New York Times is reporting that in 2008, Skype launched a top secret program called “Project Chess.” It’s goal? To make Skype users’ calls “more readily available to intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials.”
Just to emphasize how confidential …Read More »
By the end of 2014, customers in the UK will have filters for pornographic content as the default setting from their ISPs. In other words, all internet users in the United Kingdom will have porn blocked, and all customers who …Read More »
Even the Man of Steel cannot win against our Google Overlords.Read More »
US officials say PRISM surveillance program helped prevent terrorist plots in more than 20 countries
US intelligence officials sent Congress a document over the weekend in regards to recently discovered PRISM mass surveillance program. The Senate Intelligence Committee made the document public in an attempt to explain the massive government data collection program which was …Read More »
US government has “tapped directly into international fiber optic internet cables”, does not have direct access to tech company servers
When details on the NSA’s secret surveillance program called PRISM first emerged, much of the fear stemmed from the idea that the government had “direct access” to the servers of major tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple. Many …Read More »
Google’s Project Loon aims to cover the world in a network of balloons to give everyone internet access
Google’s X labs are responsible for the more “out-there” ideas we’ve seen from the company like Google Glass and the self-driving cars. They’ve even considered researching on making teleportation a thing. Now, they’ve unveiled Project Loon — and it sounds …Read More »