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Kinect Being Used As “3D Helicopter Radar”


A couple of days back we saw a Kinect based multi-touch like control without touching the surface. Now the Kinect is being used a 3D Radar atop a helicopter.

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By Zenobia on December 6th
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Now A Firefox Add-on That Takes Away Your Passwords!


Now A Firefox Add-on That Takes Away Your Passwords!

After the proof-of-concept extension for Google Chrome that steals user’s login details, it is time for Firefox to feel the heat from something similar. Mozilla has announced the a malicious add-on, called Mozilla Sniffer has been discovered. The add-on grabs the the login details and sends it to a remote location. Upon discovery, the plugin…

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By Ricky on July 15th
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Top 6 Security Myths and How to Beat Them


I can’t stop thinking about my experience last monthwhen I had to reload Windows XP for a friend. It makes me think we need to reconsider how we in the security world have failed the consumer. Should it really be necessary for a consumer to be a security expert to safely use a computer? Read More Here

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By Ricky on March 23rd
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Twitter to have its own URL shortner to fight phishing


Recently, many phishing scams have been spreading around in Twitter causing a trouble to a lot of users. These scams relies on one of the basic things behind Twitter – the use of URL shortening services as tweets are limited to 140 characters. By hiding behind these seemingly innocent shortened links, scammers have been passing…

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By Ricky on March 11th
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Microsoft warns Windows Xp users not to press F1 key


Microsoft warns Windows Xp users not to press F1 key

Microsoft told Windows XP users today not to press the F1 key when prompted by a Web site. This was a reaction to an bug in VBScript that Polish researcher Maurycy Prodeus had revealed Friday. The vulnerability could enable hackers  to hijack PCs running Internet Explorer (IE). Microsoft noted that hackers exploiting the VBScript flaw…

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By Ricky on March 2nd
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Symantec’s Norton 360 Version 4.0 – Review


Symantec’s Norton 360 Version 4.0 – Review

About a week ago, we told you about the launch of Symantec’s flagship product, Norton 360 version 4.0. We’ve been using it for the past one week and have come up with some  interesting results. How does Norton 360 version 4 compare with Norton Internet Security or Norton AntiVirus? How is Norton 360 different from…

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By Debjit on March 1st
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Phishing attack hits Twitter


Phishing attack hits Twitter

A phishing attack, which some are calling as BZPharma Phishing Attack, has hit Twitter this weekend. The attack is designed to steal username and password of unsuspecting Twitter user. It is spread through direct message from a compromised account. Messages include – “Lol. this is me??”, “lol , this is funny.”, “ha ha, u look…

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By Ricky on February 22nd
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[Updated] Symantec launches its All-in-One security solution, Norton 360 Version 4.0


[Updated] Symantec launches its All-in-One security solution, Norton 360 Version 4.0

Symantec, on wednesday, launched it’s security product, Norton 360 Version 4.0, here in India, and the rest of the world. This new version uses  a ‘reputation’ based approach to tackle viruses, spyware, trojans and other threats including the web based attacks that target the social networking sites. Additional features include a better backup adding an…

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By Debjit on February 18th
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Google to give rewards for finding bugs in Chromium


Google to give rewards for finding bugs in Chromium

In an attempt to make Chromium more secure, Google is planning to get security experts to give more attention on Chromium’s security by providing a $500 reward for reporting bugs. They said that some of the most interesting security bugs are reported by experts outside the Chromium Project and so, by providing this incentive Google…

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By Ricky on January 30th
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