Thursday, February 16, 2006

Bill tightens security Gates

Bill tightens security Gates

Bill Gates on Tuesday unveils Microsoft's latest security software tool. It will provide the customers a virtual Internet security to safely store their personal information for online transactions.

The virtual wallet Code-named "InfoCard," will enable Internet users to safely manage their online identities. The aim of Infocard is to enhance the security by reducing dependence on user IDs and passwords, which are vulnerable and mostly targeted by hackers.

Advantages

The upcoming Windows Vista operating system with Infocard will get benefit by stopping phishing attacks made by hackers. InfoCard will help computer users to protect their personal information such as user ID and password; without having the risk of losing it or getting it stolen by hackers. It will also increase the network security of large organizations.

Infocard will provide the freedom to users to use identification and authentication services without any fear putting the power in the hands of the user.

InfoCard will act as a strongroom or vault that holds multiple identities and other security information, created and managed by the online users. This technology will be available for users later this year, it will support the upcoming Internet Explorer 7 on Vista, Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and the latest version of Windows Server 2003.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

The Valentine's day and facts about Valentine Virus



The Valentine's day and facts about Valentine Virus

What may be the occassion, the virus writers wanna have reason to attack your computer. I know on Valentine's Day you are eager to open all those Valentine Day messages in your mailbox, be cautious! A Valentine virus could just cause your computer to crash. Some of them could be genuine messages, but my aim is to keep away the message of valentine virus. Computer hacker and virus writer motives are clear, take the advantage of valentine 's day fever.

Valentine Day virus may not be as harmless as it appear to be. A click on the email attachment could lead your computer to crash or hackers could remotely handle your computer. After infection your computer could begin spamming your contacts from your address list.

Many security experts treat this virus as Hoax, usually arrive in the form of an email. Experts recommend to disregard the hoax emails because they contain bogus warnings with the only intention of frightening or misleading users. The best solution is to simply delete these hoax emails and enjoy valentine's day and party.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

What is in a domain name?


What is in a domain name?

William Shakespeare would never had been dared to say, "What is in a name?" if he would have alive in today's world of Internet. On the net every letter helps to make or break the meaning of your web site address, URL or domain name.

One of my friends has a pen shop named Pen Island, he contacted me and showed his interest in opening a web site to show his online presence and he also decided the name for his web site; "www.penisland.com" But when I showed him the another meaning of that domain name which reflects pornographic meaning he get shocked and temporarily postpone his plan to launch his website.

To be or not to be...

If to be or not to be, that is the question. Don't become Hamlet like my friend. Selecting a suitable domain name for your web site is the major decision you have to take. Finding a good domain name is a game of creative imagination. After all domain name can affect almost every aspect of your online business.

Recently I heard that my Italian friend who is the manufacturer of the Inverter and UPS is looking for a domain name "www.powergenitalia.com"

Click here to make sure that your web site's domain name is not misunderstood.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Thin papers work on embedded systems


Thin papers work on embedded systems


No more check forgery, no more currency forgery, no more stamp paper forgery... Thanks to Hitachi for developing world's smallest and thinnest IC chip that can be embedded in paper to track down parcels or prove the authenticity of a document.

The miniature IC chip is merely has a size of dust particle measuring just 0.15 millimeters by 0.15 millimeters and 7.5 micrometers thick.

How it works?

It works on power from electrical waves using an external antenna. These tiny chips are less expensive because the number of chips can be made from a single wafer, it could be used in thin papers on embedded systems products that are usually printed in large numbers.

The chip could also be used as parcel wrappers so they can be tracked down as they are delivered.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Kama sutra a tale of love or virus

Kama sutra a tale of love or virus

Many years back Vatsayan the Indian Love Guru gifted Kama sutra a tale of love to love making community. But the modern Vatsayans are busy in gifting Kamasutra to the community of Internet users. "Kamasutra" a computer virus will strike on February 3, it will corrupt doc, pdf and zip files.

Kamasutra first emerged on January 16, led to crash 300,000 computers across the world. But this time impact of Kamasutra will be worst on February 3. The most affected countries will be Italy, Peru and India. This virus will especially target computer users using Norton antivirus program.

Variants of Kamasutra


  • CME-24

  • MyWife or BlackWorm

The only motive behind spreading Kamasutra is to destroy Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint documents and Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop files of an infected computer. Amazingly it has been noticed that, hackers don't have the money making motive.

It is seemed that apart from disabling anti-virus softwares, Kama Sutra will also attack address books to find e-mail addresses and disable mouse and keyboard. Almost all Windows OS are under threat to be under attack. The virus will come as email attachment having embedded with malicious code, which has actually attachment of falsely, claimed pornographic videos and pictures.

Solution

If your keyboard and mouse don't work and you have been forced to reboot your PC, it's the symptom of the infection Kamasutra virus. The only solution you can save your files from Kamasutra virus is by updating your anti-virus program before February 3.

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