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Beware of this Fake Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials is one of the top 5 free antivirus software, without a doubt. However, there is a rogue security product out there which wrongfully claims to be “Microsoft Security Essentials”, and has absolutely nothing to do with Microsoft. This malware is distributed via drive-by-download attacks by the names hotfix.exe or mstsc.exe (md5: 0a2582f71b1aab672ada496074f9ce46). Check out how real it […]

     
 
 

Can Google Music Service in India Really Combat Online Piracy?

Google has launched Google Music service in India which is aimed at combating online music piracy which has gone from bad to worse over the years, specially in Bollywood. Google has partnered with three digital music providers who together have the rights to hundreds of thousands of Indian tracks, from Bollywood hits to Indian classical tunes. These 3 providers are […]

     
 
 

Apple Announcements Galore – New Macbook Air, OS X 10.7 Lion & iLife 11

Here is a quick round up of all the announcements made at Back to the Mac event yesterday which included the launch of two brand new Macbook Air models, Facetime for Mac beta, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and iLife 11. New Macbook Air Boy o boy! Our tipster was spot on with the prediction of Apple announcing a revamped […]

     
 
 

BitDefender Zeus/ZBot Removal Tool

ZBot (also known as Zeus, ZeusBot or WSNPoem) is a popular trojan engineered to steal sensitive data from compromised computers. Zeus was reported to be attacking the Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode verification systems introduced in recent years by spoofing Visa and MasterCard enrollment screen. The latest variants can also gather the history of the visited Web sites and […]

     
 
 

Volkswagen Audio Ad in Times of India Newspaper

The Volkswagen Vento ‘Talking Newspaper ad‘ in today’s edition of Times of India newspaper managed to do more than raising some eyebrows of its readers. It actually scared quite a few of them. As soon as people turned to the last page of the newspaper, the ad would start talking by itself. The ad first appeared in Chennai edition of […]

     
 
 

Two Factor Authentication Coming to Google Apps

Using Google Apps has got more secure with the introduction of 2-factor authentication, which allows enterprise users to protect their user accounts with a one-time code delivered through a mobile phone, in addition to the usual password. The option will provide additional protection against phishing and malware attacks, as the one-time codes are valid for a limited period. How Two-Factor […]

     
 
 

New HTC Sense is More Like a Free Version of MobileMe

The new and improved HTC Sense has just been unveiled by HTC at their London press meet (along with 2 new handsets – HTC Desire HD & HTC Desire Z). For a long time now, HTC has been maintaining that Sense is much more than a UI or an overlay, contrary to the general understanding. With the new HTC sense […]

     
 
 

YouTube Live Streaming Test Begins… Yet Again

YouTube might soon have its full-fledged Live Streaming platform enabling its content parters to stream their video directly to users in real-time. For 2 days, beginning Monday morning, four select YouTube partners – Next New Networks, Howcast, Young Hollywood, and Rocketboom will be streaming live footage on YouTube. This is not the first time YouTube has tested the live streaming, […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry India Ban Looms – Apple & Nokia Look to Gain Share

BlackBerry India Ban Looms – Apple & Nokia Look to Gain Share

The top Indian telecom and security officials are currently meeting in New Delhi to discuss the Blackberry security issue which could essentially mean the end of Blackberry services in India if at all the standoff comes to a deadlock as predicted by many. The Indian government had warned earlier this month that it would start blocking emails and instant messages […]

     
 
 

WikiLeaks CIA Paper Leak Expected Today

WikiLeaks CIA Paper Leak Expected Today

WikiLeaks, the hugely controversial site has announced via Twitter that it will be releasing a leaked CIA paper sometime later today. Wikileaks got popular when they released over 70,000 US-Afghanistan war reports exactly a month back. Since then, they have had run-ins with the Pentagon and even shifter their servers to Sweden for safety. Wikileaks has now promised to release […]