Month: November 2011

Internet Explorer’s Share of Web Traffic Drops Below 50%

Mashable: Internet Explorer can no longer claim more than half of the web’s traffic, as of October, ending more than a decade of the default Microsoft browser’s reign. Safari’s hold on 62.17% of mobile traffic has reduced IE’s overall share of web browsing, despite still claiming 52.63% of desktop traffic, according to Netmarketshare.com. The Microsoft …

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Google Releases Official Google+ Notification Extension For Chrome

gHacks.net: If you are a heavy user of Google’s Google+ social networking product you are probably keeping the site running in a tab all the time to never miss new messages. But even if you do, you need to switch back to the tab regularly to see if there are any new notifications on Google+. …

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Duqu exploits previously unknown vulnerability in Windows kernel

The H-Online Security: Microsoft has confirmed a report from Budapest-based Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS), which claimed that the Duqu bot spreads by exploiting a zero day vulnerability in the Windows kernel. How it spreads had previously been unknown. CrySyS discovered the Windows vulnerability whilst analysing the installer. The bot, which anti-virus software …

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Facebook Scam: Girl killed herself on Halloween

SophosLabs: Scammers have put a new spin on an old Facebook scam, claiming that a girl killed herself on Halloween after her father posted a message on her wall. Facebook users are sharing messages with their friends, claiming to link to the salacious content. Girl-Killed-Herself-on-Halloween-After-Dad-Posted-This-on-Her-Wall[LINK]This is unbelievable.. shocking.. The messages are currently spreading very quickly …

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