Malware Email spreading fast!

Hitting with force in your inbox at the moment is an email regarding a speeding ticket – Traffic Ticket – that you haven’t paid.   This email contains a Trojan horse, which is basically malware disguising itself as a safe program or application. A Trojan horse…  …may allow a hacker remote access to a target computer system. Once a Trojan has been installed, the hacker may have access to the computer remotely and perform various operations, limited by user privileges on the target computer system and the design of the Trojan. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_horse_(computing) Many people are reporting being caught by or receiving  this […]

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Facebook Phonebook – are my contact numbers on show?

Here we go again .. There is some confusion on Facebook about your contact numbers from your phone showing on your Facebook profile – this has popped up again since the arrival of the new application from Facebook called “Facebook Messenger”  where you can IM people from Facebook.  (Maybe because you have to Sync your contacts to use it?) There is a viral message appearing in our feeds that says … All the phone numbers in your phone are now published on Facebook.   This ability (contacts)  has been there since the “Facebook Phonebook” feature at least a year ago, maybe […]

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Twitter and BBM involvement in UK riots

Riots that started in London have now spread to other British cities, such as Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Manchester. It has been said that networks such as Facebook, Twitter and BBM have helped organise some of the riots.  Police say that the main culprit however is BBM; BlackBerrys Messenger service as it is/was thought that messages cannot be traced, although Blackberry have said that they will help police to trace people which is a little confusing? I am surprised that if the police felt so strongly that BBM was to blame for the start of the London Riots that it still […]

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The death of Old Twitter is upon us! #saveoldtwitter

  It’s almost a year since Twitter announced that it was changing to a newly re-engineered Twitter.com  They said you will be able to use it as a preview for a few weeks. You’ll be able to switch back and forth for a few weeks to get used to how it works. I love new things, so I eagerly rushed over to New Twitter, only to be bitterly disappointed with what I saw.  So I switched back again, I did try it a few times knowing that the time will come that Twitter will make us change. However I just […]

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YouTube blocks internet grandad for inappropriate content!

YouTube blocks internet grandad for inappropriate content! Peter Oakley aged 83 from Leicester UK; known as the internet grandad and YouTube as vlogger geriatric1927 was invited to a Google hosted event regarding the Sus-IT project which is funded by the New Dynamics of Ageing. He created a video regarding the visit and it was banned by YouTube, deeming it to have inappropriate content. The internet grandad Peter has been a youtuber for exactly 5 years on the 5th of August; when his first video went live entitled First Try.  This video has now had almost 3 million views.  Peter found sudden fame, when media […]

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WhoisLive is LIVE – See who is browsing any Web page!

  On 26th of July a new phenomenon went live – it is called WhoisLive !!  For the first time ever, see who is browsing on any Web page. Chat, get tips, share links, and meet new people with similar interests. Use the Web like you always do, only now, see what happens when you can see Who is Live! Is the claim  from whoislive See edits below !  After you have downloaded the extension or add-on for Firefox or Internet Explorer (Chrome coming soon, very soon I hope) you can see other people that are viewing that page and […]

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