Month: May 2011

iYogi Scam Alerts wary you of Online Software Scams

As the number of Internet users has increased, it has helped proliferation of such scams as online software scams. Software piracy is conducted through numerous channels in the online world; it includes auction sites and many other websites such as Google, Yahoo, etc. Many people are very careless in handling software and computers. So, iYogi has released iYogi scam alerts which aims at educating people about the threat of online software scams. Read...

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iYogi Fraud Alerts paints a grim picture of work-at-home fraud

E-mail messages that tempt people to earn money by working from home are being sent to users almost daily. The people who are searching for such jobs that pay good get tempted and provide their bank account details. They make attractive websites to fool users. The main intention of such scammers would be to separate people from their cash. iYogi has released an alert about such activities. Read more… Here’s what a typical message looks like: Good Day, We offer a part time job on your computer. Job Description: We will provide you with the texts for our employees with the important information and you will correct the texts as an english speaking person and send them back to us. Salary: We don’t have a fixed salary for this vacancy. We will pay you $7.00 for every 1Kb of the corrected text. You will get paid at the END of each month. Every month your salary will be different as it depends on your activity. Example: If you correct about 5Kb of texts per day you will get over $1000.00 at the end of the month. Requirements: -Location: USA -Age: 20+ -Home computer, e-mail address and Microsoft Word -Responsibility To apply for job please send us the following information to: Dating.Se***@gmail.com __________ FULL NAME: HOME ADDRESS: CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE: Phone number (home or cell, but SHOULD BE available...

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Toshiba® Shows Off Android™ 3.0 Tablet

As you all know that the Android operating system has created a mark in the market by its great features, compatibility and easy to use.  Android 3.0 is the latest version on the Android platform that optimized very specially for the devices having a large screen such as Tablet PCs. It announces a brand new, really effective and holographic UI make, as well as a stylish, content-focused communication model. The system has all the application which mostly a user wants is that the users have fast access to notifications, system position, and spongy navigation switches in a System Bar can be accessible at the underside of the screen. The System Bar is there all the time and is a key touch point for the users, but you can also be dimmed for big screen viewing such as video in a latest lights out mode. Every software, the user have ways to appropriate options like widgets, navigation or any different types of content in the Action Bar, which are shown at the top of the screen. The Action Bar is always there when any application is in use,even though its theme, content and any other properties are arranged by the application. The Action Bar is an added key touch point for the users, particularly with action items and a run over dropdown menu, which users regularly contact in the same way in...

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New Subscription Model of Apple®

At present Apple has disclosed that it wants a 30 percent cut from all the subscriptions which has been sold on iOS devices, as well as the services that provides video, newspapers, music and magazines. As the Apple’s move may power the digital publishers and content providers for example Netflix, Amazon and Hulu to think about offering applications for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. The Apple’s new in-app subscription model, all businesses content subscriptions on iOS applications essentially uses Apple’s new subscription service. This means Apple would get a 30 percent on all subscription transactions that have happened on an iOS device. As a trade off, digital publishers can still provide content within an iOS app for free to existing customers, as long as they also offer a “subscribe” button within the iOS app.The part that has the possibility to upset digital publishers is that all links to make purchases outside an iOS app have to be removed. This means links such as Amazon’s “Shop in Kindle Store” button would be removed, which boots you up from the Kindle app into mobile Safari to buying books, would be removed soon. The average iOS user, Apple’s new subscription model would let you purchase a new subscription within your favorite applications with just a few clicks. You shouldn’t have to worry about inputting your credit card details or filling out a form...

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Microsoft® Vulnerability Disclosures and Advisories

Today, we all are affected by computer security issues. There are different vulnerabilities that can affect your computer system. In the world of Internet, no one can keep his/her system safe until he is well aware of these vulnerabilities. If you keep your computer updated and you have the latest version of strong antivirus, then only you feel safe. System security is one of the most important issues today and everyone related to these issues is concerned about their safety. Recently, Microsoft announced that it will be vigorously signifying its obligation to Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) by publishing CVD documents and releasing Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR) Advisories on vulnerabilities discovered by Microsoft but fixed by affected vendors. Microsoft hopes that these documents will present more lucidity and insight into their disclosure viewpoint and about how they go through the progression. CVD documents elucidate how Microsoft reacts as a vendor impacted by the vulnerabilities in their own yield and services. These credentials also display how Microsoft acts as a finder of vulnerabilities in third-party products and services, and how they operate as a coordinator of such vulnerabilities. MSVR advisories cover protection vulnerabilities that Microsoft or other security researchers revealed in third-party yields or services. There are measures described in the Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure that was disclosed by Microsoft to the affected vulnerabilities. Microsoft also launched the first two MSVR advisories...

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