IE9 Found with Specific Optimization to Suit Benchmarks

While conducting tests of different browsers using SunSpider Benchmark, the engineers at Mozilla found a rather queer bug. IE9 was specifically altered to load an optimized result while running a benchmarking tool. Mozilla’s engineer Rob Sayre reported his findings with Microsoft in Microsoft Connect. The basic problem is that IE browser, while running the JavaScript code, should perform an optimization […]


Naked Body Scans Leaked Online

This had to happen sooner than later. Gizmodo has uncovered several naked TSA scanner images which were improperly retained by U.S. marshals from the security checkpoint scanners. These machines were from a courthouse in Florida and show lower-res pictures than those produced by the Transportation Security Administration’s newer machines. The outcry over the improper scanning and frisking policies of the […]


Kinect Hack Shows off 3D Webcam

Kinect Hack Shows off 3D Webcam

Not even a fortnight since Microsoft’s Project Natal aka Kinect launch, hackers & developers have managed to break the Kinect code and forge an open source driver. Now, the real experimentation have begun. The latest concept being demoed on YouTube, comes from Oliver Kreylos has developed a C++ implementation of Kinect that allows for 3D reconstruction of a room using […]


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 […]