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Asia Beats America and Europe in Internet Speed

The latest report from Royal Pingdom on the real-world connection speeds throw some interesting stats about the net speed across the world. The report examines the real-world connection speeds for people in the top 50 countries on the Internet, i.e. the countries with the most Internet users. This list of countries ranges from China at number 1 with 420 million […]

     
 
 

STD Test? Just Pee on Your Mobile Phone!

The definition of the word ‘SmartPhone’ is fast changing. Mobile Phones are getting smarter by the day. How smart you ask? The phones will soon be able to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases like herpes, chlamydia and gonorrhoea! According to The Guardian, People who suspect been infected will be able to put urine or saliva on to a computer chip about […]

     
 
 

Firesheep Lets you Hijack Twitter, Facebook Accounts! Scary!

Session Hijacking is nothing new and has been around for a long long time now. But the way in which Firesheep, a brand new Firefox extension makes use of the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites like Twitter & Facebook in order to demonstrate session hijacking for n00bs is scary and as well as mind-blowing at the same time. Firesheep […]

     
 
 

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 […]