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4 Ways to Recover the Deleted Webpages from Internet

4 Ways to Recover the Deleted Webpages from Internet

A couple of days back one of my Twitter friends, @rivahratt tweeted how the MySQL database of his WordPress blog crashed and his webhost (a free hosting service) told him they cannot help him since he is not a PRO user. This made me ask few questions – What if your database crashed and you have no backup whatsoever? What […]

     
 
 

Download Submagic – The All-in-One Subtitle Editor

Download Submagic – The All-in-One Subtitle Editor

It’s been quite a while since I wrote about Subtitles and subtitle management software. Submagic is a FREE Windows software that can be used to edit subtitles. By editing I mean, create, edit, convert, translate and even synchronize the subtitles. All these features are accessible as tabbed panes. You can append or split the subtitles as well. Subtitles can be […]

     
 
 

Know, Understand, Secure and Fix your PC from the Latest Conficker Worm

Know, Understand, Secure and Fix your PC from the Latest Conficker Worm

Over the last couple of months, we have been closely following the birth, the rise, the viral spread, the demoniac effects and the failure of security biggies to catch the creators of Conficker Worm. The latest variant of the worm, Conficker.C, is programmed to do something on April 1. But what exactly will happen? The most scary thing about it […]

     
 
 

8 Innovative Ways to Access Blocked Websites

8 Innovative Ways to Access Blocked Websites

Many of the schools, colleges and offices block their students/workers from accessing social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, Orkut, Myspace etc. One of the most widely used methods to access blocked websites is to use Proxies or Anonymizer websites. But using proxies is not easy and most of the times only the network admins will have access to it, and […]

     
 
 

Tools to Detect & Remove Conficker Worm

Tools to Detect & Remove Conficker Worm

During January 2009, when the second version of the deadly Conficker (or Downadup) worm was making rounds, I had written a post on How to fix Downadup worm? It involved applying a specific patch from Microsoft and making sure the security updates are up-to-date. But yesterday, one of the readers of TechPP, Mr. Steve raised a valid question – “This […]

     
 
 

Latest Version of Downadup Worm gets Deadlier than Ever

Latest Version of Downadup Worm gets Deadlier than Ever

This news is a slap on the face of Microsoft, who tried offering $250 million for a tip off on the creators of Conficker worm. Not only that the creators have managed to remain anonymous, they have now up their ante against security vendors who are working to stop the worm spread. The latest version of Conficker worm, named Conficker.C, […]

     
 
 

2 Simple Ways to Access Any Forum / Website Without Registering

2 Simple Ways to Access Any Forum / Website Without Registering

Many websites and most of the online forums require the user to have been registered and logged-in in order to read the individual posts completely. But many of us get irritated to register just to read a post in a forum which we might not even visit another time. So what is the work around? Method 1 – BugMeNot BugMeNot […]

     
 
 

Koobface Facebook Worm – A Detailed Analysis

Koobface Facebook Worm – A Detailed Analysis

Just a few weeks after the deadly worm Downadup (or Conficker) and Gtalk worm Viddyho, yet another worm is making buzz, this time on the famous social networking website – Koobface. This worm had surfaced sometime before but has now morphed into a new form. Koobface – Facebook worm 2.0 Koobface tricks you into following a link that looks like […]

     
 
 

Viddyho Tinyurl Link on GTalk IM – Is It a Phishing Link?

Viddyho Tinyurl Link on GTalk IM – Is It a Phishing Link?

Just a while back i got an Instant Message from one of my colleagues who hardly ever chats with me. Surprisingly it was a Tinyurl link which said something like – “LoL! Check out for this funny video “, which was so unlike him to send an URL of a funny video. But still i went ahead and clicked on […]

     
 
 

3 Ways to Find out Who is Hosting That Website

3 Ways to Find out Who is Hosting That Website

That is a question, I am sure, many of us would have asked at one point or the other. Whether it is to appreciate the stability and reliability of a website or to complain about a domain owner who is scraping your content, one would have asked this question – “Who is Hosting that Website?” Easiest way to find out […]