Tag Archive for Facebook

Koobface Facebook Trojan On The March Again

Reports in that the Koobface virus/trojan than sometimes plagues Facebook is back on the march again. Of course, these reports may not be very reliable, as they are from personal status updates on Facebook! Just spotted this Facebook status update: “Virus spreading like wildfire on Fb and My Space! It is a trojan worm called…

G1 Android Crashed – Had to Do a Factory Reset

What a nightmare. A warning to all here: Do Not Try To Upload Too Many Photos to Facebook At Once I was attempting to upkload about 6 or 7 photos to Facebook from my phone and it just died on me. It got pretty hot, gave some memory warnings, then crashed. I tried rebooting but…

Facebook Candid Camera Messages Spreading Virus

My Dad called me today to say that he had a problem with his PC. A rogue anti-virus got installed on his PC and has hijacked it. He is running McAfee AV but that failed to stop it, although he did admit that he saw warnings, but really thought at the time that the virus…

Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Service Unveiled: Windows Azure

Recently at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft unveiled their latest plans to revolutionise the internet and computing. Where Web2.0 brought interactivity to the internet, Windows Asure, will bring all the functions of a personal computer to the internet. The idea is that applications and data can be stored on internet servers, allowing…

Technology Industry Welcomes Girl Power

For a long time the internet and technology industries have been dominated by men. In an attempt to encourage more women in to the technology industry, a group of female IT experts have formed an organisation, to help unite and promote women in IT. The group refer to its meetings as Girl Geek Dinners. According…

Holiday Romances Killed Off By Facebook!

Recent studies carried out by Travelsupermarket.com have revealed an unexpected side effect of the Web2.0 internet phenomenon – holiday flings are becoming less common, and the internet is to blame. In the days before social networking and Googling, people felt that they were safe to have some passionate fun while on holiday, in the knowledge…