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In order to fight off the increasing threats of hackers and computer viruses on the social network, Facebook has announced that it will be offering free computer security software for six months to all of the network’s 350 million members.
To do this, Facebook has signed a deal with the famous anti-virus maker McAfee Inc. of Santa Clara to supply the security software.
The Software will be available for free for the first six months, after which it will be available with a special discount subscription. The later subscription amount has not been defined as yet, though Facebook has claimed that it would not receive any profit from the subscriptions.
Duracell becomes the first company to manufacture wireless charging system for multiple gadgets. The named their product “Duracell myGrid charging pad”.
The latest charging device is going to get all the available battery nerds hot under the collar. It eliminates the mess of number of cords. You can charge your cell phone, MP3 music player or other mobile devices simultaneously on this pad. Just plunk all of them on this dedicated pad and get them charged at once.
A UK based carrier told BBC today that Apple will trying to remove a serious security fault in their iPhone. This iPhone security flaw will give hacker opportunity to disable or take control of the device.
Although Apple and AT&T have not said anything about device’s security flaw. Apple will launch this patch on Saturday via iTunes. Charlie Miller is the man who have presented the flaw at Black Hat security conference. A remote hacker can disable or take over iPhone by sending them a series or hundreds of hidden SMS. A square character only appears in the last message.
Imagine your Laptop falls down and it stop working……
it seems to be great loss to your property and also to your tech work.
But the worried time has passed now. Dell is going to launch its tough series Laptops. Latitude E6400 XFR with touch screen function. Company claims that their E6400 XFR will be perform best in dust, high-pressure water sprays and even if it falls down.
Dell has used Ballistic Armor Protection system to make its product the toughest in Laptops genre. The casing material is used in this laptop is the same used in ballistic missiles. It is a high-tech polymer that is more durable than magnesium alloy material that is used in the most of laptops. Now its time to use your laptop recklessly by having E6400 XFR as it works good in hard conditions claimed by the company Dell. Read More
A Unix shell or Linux console is a personal account which allows users access to a command prompt on another machine. We mentioned those earlier in our Post about Linux Commands , With these accounts you can login to a remote server and execute commands on it. These accounts are normally accessed via SSH. Historically we used telnet for that but now telnet is fast becoming obsolete due to security concerns. These free shell accounts can be used to practice your Linux / Unix skills as well as making most out of IRC, Email, web hosting etc.
The free Unix shell accounts listed below are all provided by not for profit organizations. The existence of these non-profit organizations is vital for Internet community.So it is not good to bring them down. (you know what I am talking about).
Server & services:
- two T3s lines
- SIGs, Music Compilations and Membership activities
- 10+ DEC Alphas (DS20L/DS10L) running NetBSD
- Supporter of the NetBSD project and The Computer History Museum in Mountain View California
- Members vote in new features
- Member contributed programs and tutorials
- 80MB (free), 600MB and 800MB disk quotas
- Membership perks (such as free admission to the Computer History Museum)
- User configurable email greylisting feature
- Partnership with Colleges world wide for free, in most cases, remote learning
- DSL as well 16,000+ Dialup access (PPP or SHELL) numbers in the USA and Canada
- IRC access to free users on Saturdays and Sundays
- motd.org project – user authored and maintained blogs, photo galleries, forums and more.
- VPN with IP4 assignment in our Class C.
Services: email, lynx, personal webspace, compile C programs… (quota: 1Mb)
Services: email, ftp, telnet, lynx, personal webspace of 100K Read More