Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

  Recently (June 6, 2012) Adobe introduced its new Flash player version 11.3 which supports protected mode for advance protection and allow flash plugin to run outside browser process and create separate sand-boxed version of flash plugin with low integrity process that will surely increase protection from bugs/flaws in Flash players discovered in the recent […]

  Recently, in Pakistan many companies have started offering email marketing. These companies collect email data from various sources, and then start sending emails in bulk. Majority of these email marketing companies are using Google groups to send emails. Google groups enables them to build an email database and thru these groups then can send […]

    Firefox 11 now allows you to migrate history, bookmarks and cookies over from rival Chrome. Additionally, you can now sync extensions between your computers. File storage is now in IndexedDB and SPDY protocol support for speedier page loads. Also new in Firefox 11 is add-on synchronization. For several versions now  Firefox Sync fully […]

  After loosing  Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition source code in 2006, now Symantec is asking its customer to stop usage of Norton/PcAnywhere which was also leaked on Internet. The security firm said the theft occurred in 2006, compromising 2006-era version of Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, Norton Internet Security and Norton SystemWorks and most important "pcAnywhere", […]

  Windows 7 includes a little-known new feature called Virtual Wi-Fi, which effectively turns your PC or laptop into a software-based WiFi router. Any other Wi-Fi-enabled devices within range a desktop, laptop, an iPod perhaps will “see” you as a new network and once logged on, immediately be able to share your internet connection. This […]

Say “NO” to SOPA

Posted: 13th January 2012 by Babar Shafiq in Discussion, Internet
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  A new piece of American legislation, SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) has been getting a lot of attention the last few weeks. The purpose of the bill is to put a dent in online piracy by allowing the US government to dictate ISPs block access to sites hosting copyrighted materials. Companies including Google, Facebook, […]