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[8 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Google Operating System: Big Risk or Worth Wild Venture

Big news coming out of Google, they plan on producing a open source operating system that is based off its Chrome browser.  They plan on starting small and design the operating system for operating systems and build up from there and the best part their operating system is going to be free.

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[1 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Windows 7 Week Day 3:  Which Version Is For You?

When Windows 7 was first announced back in 2008, everyone was speculating how many versions their would be this time.  Due to the fact that Vista came out with six versions which annoyed pretty much everyone because each version had more features then the other and the fact they got more expensive as you got closer to Vista Ultimate.  Then back in February, one website announced that their would be six versions to Windows 7, which again pretty much put everyone in an uproar once again.

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[30 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Microsoft Sticks It to the European Union

Who would have that after many years of lawsuits that Microsoft finally can screw over the European Union and get away with it.  It would seem that because EU cried for the removal of Internet Explorer from Windows 7.  So Microsoft complied and decided that since they had to remove IE8 from the operating system that they would double the price tag for Windows 7 over there.

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[30 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
Windows 7 Week Day 2:  Get Those Features On XP/Vista

Ever since Windows 7 beta came out, there were features and little programs that everyone wanted to use on XP or Vista or rather some people created the software equivalents for people to download and use.  To keep things simple, I point you to the various websites that describe the software packages and how to set them up and save a bit of time from reading to much about them.

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[30 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Windows 7 Week Day 1: Price Tag

Lets kick off Tuesday with a Windows 7 week, though this time I think it is possible to get a full week out out of this and so to make up for yesterday’s lack of post it will be double the fine today.  First up, the pre-order price tag that has become big news in recent days and why is it big news?  Well Microsoft has made the upgrades 50% off, OH MY GOD!!, (500 orders later)…Noooo I got bamboozled by Microsoft’s cheap tricks again, thats right Microsoft has set …

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[17 Jun 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
War of The Operating System

This post is a bit out of the blue because it is referring to my blog stats.  I was looking at the various operating systems being used to visit my site and I have to say that those are some very interesting stats.    In all I have about 27 different operating systems with various sub-type operating systems (Playstation 3, Wii) visiting my website and reading my various articles and what not.  So what is the point of this article?  Well I wanted to show you how varied we still …

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[9 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
British Hacker Using his Sickness To Stay Out Of Jail

Three years ago, a British hacker got busted for hacking in to government computer systems, which include NASA, DOD and I believe the Pentagon as well.  His excuse, ” I was looking for UFO’s.”  Well three years later this guy is still fighting to keep himself from spending the rest of his life in a US prison, because if convicted he would be spending a good 70 years in prison for this hack job.  Since then he has been going through every legal loophole from spending the rest of his …

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[9 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
ATM Machine’s:  New Malware Threat?

Back in the old days of ATM steal, it was a matter of shoulder surfing without getting caught and in most cases people got really good, while others made it to obvious.  As time went, technology became sophisticated and soon all you needed was a card reader, small cam, wireless connection and you waiting in the parking lot to steal those numbers.  So where am I going with this, well it seems a small group of people got smart and are going after the operating systems that are used …

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[28 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Angry Apple User/Hacker Posts Exploitation Code

Well it would seem that Apple has made someone a bit upset recently because of the lack of security updates in the Mac OS X, Landon Fuller, a security researcher in San Francisco, was so distraught, he decided to post the exploitation code for this attack.  The attack is specific to the Java software that comes installed on the operating system and while Java has patched it, Apple has not.  Thus the reason why this angry man posted it up to make them aware that it still exits, but my …

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[28 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Conficker Still Going At It

In my last post about the Conficker Worm, it was well on its way if pushing out a lot of spam and I believe I have gotten quite a few from that little guy.  Regardless if it came from Conficker or not I still deleted the emails and what not, however,  Conficker is still going pretty strong at 50,000 computers a day and it would seem that India, US, Brazil are topping the charts in infections and in the heat map below you can check what countries are the …