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Conficker Virus Starts Installing Mystery Software

There is currently a major PC virus attack in progress, which is affecting millions of PC’s, and mostly is going unnoticed by home computer owners that do not follow PC security news, or run AV software. The virus is called Conflicker, and appeared in October 2008. All the major AV houses spotted it and informed…

Web3.0 – Cloud Wars: Will Google and Microsoft Meet in the Cloud?

In the last few weeks we have seen some interesting developments coming from both the Google and Microsoft camps, which could indicate a shift for both companies in their direction, and therefore the future of the internet. Google has released its first operating system, Android. There are rumours that Google is creating a desktop operating…

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…