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India Overtakes US As The Top Source Of Spam

Spamming is a popular internet activity that is abhorred by most of us but which, nonetheless, continues to be many people's job. Junk email, in specific, is being used to spread spam and this mode of spamming is still very popular. Now, according to research by IT security company Sophos, India has overtaken US in being the source of junk email…
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Human Traffic Accounts For Only 49% Of Internet’s Total Traffic

The traffic on internet has increased literally exponentially over the recent few years. Millions of users have flocked to this online realm which has come about to change the very way we live and behave. However, it would be surprising to note that despite so many millions of users, more than half of internet's traffic comes from non-human…
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US Army Advises Soldiers To Use Smartphone GeoTagging Carefully

Social media and the whole plethora of apps that you get to have on a smartphone, have compromised the privacy of an individual to a great extent. The moment you take a picture or 'check in' to some place on, say, Facebook, this reveals your location. While for an average user, it may not be very important, it is crucial for a soldier and his unit.…
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Most Popular Business Password is ‘Password1’

One does not have been creative for choosing and keeping passwords, but just different. Keeping a unique password is especially important for businesses and other professionals who have to protect their data. Interestingly, according to Ubergizmo, if you have a business then it is a bad idea to keep the password as ‘password1’. According to the…
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[Tutorial] How To Disable Pop-Up Blockers

A pop-up blocker refers to any software that disables any pop-up, pop-over or pop-under window that you would see while using a web browser. Many people will never want to disable popup blockers because they don’t want to see those annoying windows and advertisements but let me tell you that not all popups contain advertisements. Some websites…
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Chinese Hackers Spying On U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Members

Recent investigations have revealed that the servers at U.S. Chamber of Commerce had been infiltrated and compromised. The persons who infiltrated the servers were Chinese hackers. According to the investigation, the hackers had been accessing and stealing the data from the servers for more than six months and the security agencies have realized…
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