Chinese Handset manufacturer, Gionee has warned customers buying handsets from online shopping websites, that such a move may bring them some inconvenience. The advisory is in tune with similar warnings issued by Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell recently. Online portals like Flipkart and Snapdeal, meanwhile have assured that customers have no need to worry and their … Read moreGionee : Warning to consumers
In an interview with Wall Street Journal, Brian Dye, Symantec’s Senior Vice President declared, “Antivirus (in its present form) is DEAD”. Symantec thinks that it is now time to move from a 100% protective system to a damage control model. The problem as identified by Mr Brian is that Norton Antivirus in its present form … Read moreIs the antivirus dead?
TrueCrypt, a popular file encryption tool has suddenly announced end of development since May 2014 in view of termination of Microsoft support to Windows XP. STRANGE! A visit to both links, namely www.truecrypt.org and http://truecrypt.sourceforge.net shows a page notifying users that using TrueCrypt is no longer secure as it may contain unfixed security issues. The abrupt nature … Read moreThe end of TrueCrypt
Heartbleed bug has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Dooms Day or over reaction! Heartbleed Bug is an anomaly, accidently inserted in the code of Open SSL, a popular open source toolkit. The Heartbleed Bug allows hackers to steal information on the internet. A server is a software+hardware combo which … Read moreThe HeartBleed BUG