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GPS Trackers Are More Intelligent Than You Know. Here Are 4 Reasons

GPS Trackers Are More Intelligent Than You Know. Here Are 4 Reasons

There was a time when people owned a single car or used public transport to reach their destination. Slowly, with changing times, our dependence on personal vehicles has increased.

Two years on, Estonia helps EU prepare its cyber-defences

Two years on, Estonia helps EU prepare its cyber-defencesTallinn - Two years since the world learned of a new form of "cyber-warfare" directed against the small Baltic republic of Estonia, the results are still being felt.

But in a twist of history, the onslaught that was supposed to cause permanent damage has instead helped put the country on the map and boosted its high-tech industrial sector.

What could be the next move of Conficker?

What could be the next move of Conficker?  It was an April fool’s day prank or a real threat; what exactly was the hyped latest variant of Conficker worm? Well, whatever it might be, the hyped latest variant of Conficker worm, which failed to hit on April 1, has certainly left the threat lingering and the computer users and security researchers guessing about what the creators of the notorious Internet worm are planning next.  

New price set by Microsoft for $99 security suite: free

MicrosoftRecently, Microsoft announced that from June 2009, it will stop making its antivirus and security product, OneCare, and instead replace the same with a free download program called "Morro".

The good thing for users is that they will get all the services of Morro, free of cost, while, earlier for OneCare they had to pay $99, plus $US10 a year to subscribe to a virus update service.

"Morro will provide comprehensive protection from malware, including viruses, spyware, rootkits and Trojans," said Microsoft in a statement.

Identities sold online for £80

Identities sold online for £80 A frightening fact was put forward by the security experts yesterday that thieves are selling complete stolen identities online for as little as £80, and later, that each person’s details can earn internet fraudsters about £15,000. 

 In the past four years, banking frauds have doubled thus making it easier than ever to fall foul of internet identity theft. 

The credit card details, plus the cardholder's name, address, passport and driving license numbers are included in the stolen personal data. 

Hackers use Obama’s victory to spread Trojans

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