Posts Categorized: Software

  • Microsoft, Software

    Microsoft offers $250K bounty

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    This is not an X Factor for talent, but a bounty in the true sense of the word, as the company are offering $250,000 (£155,000) for any information that leads to the ID, arrest and conviction of the people behind the Rustock Botnet. The fact the company are will to put up this sort of cash,… Read more »

  • Google, Software

    Google Searches Out Malware

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    There was a time that making a search on Google or any other search engine was a simple affair, you put the text into the field and pressed enter, that was it and that version of search has long gone. For many users it is difficult to work out which search result is paid for… Read more »

  • Computers, Internet, News, Software

    FBI Targets Scareware Scammers

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    For those who do not know, scareware is a programme that interrupts your surfing telling you that your computer is infected. it comes up when you accidently visit an infect webpage, most people must have a seen it and many actually do follow the instructions on the screen thinking that it is a genuine programme… Read more »

  • Microsoft, News, Software, Windows

    Microsoft release details on Windows 8

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    The world’s largest software developer Microsoft has been offering some insight into its next operating system, codenamed unsurprisingly Windows 8! It has been designed to work with touchscreen devices and because of this, it looks remarkably like Windows Phone 7 with coloured tiles for easy navigation. It looks as if there is no start button… Read more »

  • Computers, News, Software, Technology

    Want to learn to play the piano!

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    Learning a musical instrument is like learning to swim, drive or ride a bike, once you have the knowledge and skills you never forget them, but sometimes it is not always practical and so as we get older we tend to want to learn something new. In this case, it is the piano, but this… Read more »

  • News, Social Media, Software, Technology

    Cookie problems for Linkedin

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    The social networking site aimed at business and professional users, Linkedin may have become the latest dot com success with its IPO recently doubling the value of the business. But it seems that the network accounts could be vulnerable to a cyber attack due to fact the cookies used to store log-in data are available… Read more »

  • News, People, Software, Technology

    High Voltage Data Removal

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    If you have ever placed data onto a CD or DVD you will know that once it is there it is there forever and even damaged discs can still have some data left on it and that is serious. So how to clear this data! Check out this high voltage method, it seems seriously dangerous… Read more »

  • Computers, News, Software, Technology

    Linux celebrates twenty years

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    It is an amazing but true fact that the Linux Foundation is celebrating twenty years and as such, they have produced this brilliant info graphic and video to match. We are interested in hearing about experiences found with Linux both good and of course the disappointments too! Source [Geeks are Sexy]      

  • Mozilla, News, Software

    Check Out Firefox 4

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    It has been a while in the making and believe me when I say it is well worth the wait, check out the latest offering from Mozilla, the Firefox 4 browser. It is neat and tidy, much better than the previous version and offers many new features; you cannot go wrong here the browser is… Read more »

  • Business, Computers, Design, Internet, Microsoft, News, Software, Technology, Technology, Windows

    Patch Tuesday fixes Critical Flaw

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    As another patch Tuesday passes, the latest security installation only carried three parts and only one of these was deemed critical! However, it is just as well that this flaw has been fixed as it could have been an easy way for hackers to execute a malicious code by remote, fortunately this would require some… Read more »

  • Business, Computers, Design, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Mozilla, News, Software, Technology, Technology

    The end is nigh for IE6

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    Remember Internet Explorer 6, it used to be a browser back in 2001, but apparently some folks are so cool about it that they are still using this old browser. Personally, I cannot remember how bad or good it was, a decade is long time on the internet! Anyway, Microsoft is calling time on the… Read more »