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Romanian Domains Hijacked

Romanian Domains Hijacked

The .ro domains were hijacked this morning, creating a feverish debate inside a small East European country. The domain .ro stands for Romania, a state well known for its sportsmen/women or artists, as well as for its hackers, making FBI travel right to them, just …

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Internet Doomsday Had Minimal Impact

Internet Doomsday Had Minimal Impact

Contrary to any speculation and unjustified fear, Internet Doomsday didn't manage to create chaos. Hours after the Apocalypse was released by FBI, major service providers say almost all customers have avoided the shut-off of their Internet service, although there are some who won't be able …

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Samsung Galaxy S 2 Wifi Issues

Samsung Galaxy S 2 Wifi Issues

The Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the popular smartphones on the market but it’s not perfect. Its owners have pushed forward quite a few complaints regarding its Wi-Fi capabilities. The core of these complaints is related to the difficulty that some Samsung Galaxy …

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Google Warns About DNSChanger Malware

Google Warns About DNSChanger Malware

You are probably used that Kaspersky Lab would warn about everything bad on internet, since it discovered Flashback Trojan for Macs. This time, Google has discovered something and is alerting you about the risks implied. What's funny is that FBI saw the danger in April, …

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FBI Says Many People Might Lose Their Internet Connection This July

FBI Says Many People Might Lose Their Internet Connection This July

Today we bring you very important news from the FBI as they are informing that hundreds of thousands of people might end up losing their Internet connection this July do to a problem related to the malware named DNSChanger which debuted in 2007 and since …

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Anonymous' Threats: Dangerous Or Irrelevant?

Anonymous’ Threats: Dangerous Or Irrelevant?

This weekend could be a stormy one, according to several chief security officers worldwide. There have been rumors that Anonymous will perform another virtual attack this Saturday, but a number of security experts calm down spirits: internet won't disappear, by magic, but it's possible to …

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Control Panel's Options In Windows XP

Control Panel’s Options In Windows XP

First of all I was inspired in writing this article by another article created on practicallynetworked.com, only that this article that I will create today is made entirely by myself, thanks to the options that are available in my Microsoft Windows XP system, that I …

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Windows XP Protocols

Windows XP Protocols

The Windows operating systems use all sorts of network protocols, in the case of Windows XP, the most common network protocol being TCP/IP. This protocol is automatically installed from the moment you get the computer, no matter if we are speaking about a notebook, a …

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How Does The Hypertext Work?

How Does The Hypertext Work?

The Web pages are written in a language called HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). This allows users to produce HTML pages, including text, graphics and Web pages. I’ll start by presenting something about HTML and about some of the resources needed to hold a Web page. …

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Download the "hottest" firewall - Zone Alarm Free Firewall

Download the “hottest” firewall – Zone Alarm Free Firewall

Zone Alarm Free Firewall is probably the best free Firewall for Windows at this moment. It blocks outsiders and makes you invisible to hackers, stops attacks that blocks your antivirus, new viruses from sending your data (such as passwords or social security numbers) to hackers, …

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iPhone Jailbreaking may lead to a trojan, according to BitDefender

iPhone Jailbreaking may lead to a trojan, according to BitDefender

What’s so great about Apple’s iPhone? Well, it offers functionality that you couldn’t find before, in any other handset. At the same time, as an iPhone user you’re pretty limited to what Apple thinks should be used. Running applications that aren’t approved by the company …

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Network connection problems - part 2

Network connection problems – part 2

Use Device Manager to check whether the network adapter is functioning correctly: You must log on as administrator to perform these steps. 1. Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance and then click Device Manager. Administrator permission …

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What is Key Management Services?

What is Key Management Services?

Key Management Service (KMS) enables activation products in the local network. This eliminates the need to connect individual computers to Microsoft for product activation. It is necessary that a computer must be configured as a KMS host. Administrator must enter a KMS host key for …

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