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Internet Explorer 9 released

Internet Explorer 9 released

Earlier today, Microsoft released the next version of their web browser. Numerous improvements come with this release, along with a redesigned UI, support for HTML5, a new “Do Not track” feature and much more. After having used it since the release, I can say one thing for sure. You will definitely notice the pages loading faster and performing better. It’s great to see that...

Valve introduces new Steam Guard account protection

Valve introduces new Steam Guard account protection

Valve is set to release a new account protection feature called Steam Guard. This adds an additional layer of security to your Steam account. When enabled, it will prevent unauthorized access to your Steam account. When anyone attempts to login as you from an unrecognized computer, they will be required to enter a one-time authorization code. A special authorization code is e-mailed to the...

Usage of Internet Explorer 6 declines to twelve percent

Usage of Internet Explorer 6 declines to twelve percent

As of February 2011 – that’s right, just last month – the usage of Internet Explorer 6 has dropped to 12%. A majority of Internet Explorer 6’s usage is in China with a whopping 34.5%, followed by South Korea with 24.8% and India with 12.3%. The US comes in with 2.9%, Canada at 3.3%, the UK with 3.5% and Australia’s around 3.2%. These numbers...

IE9’s Do Not Track features could become Web standard

IE9’s Do Not Track features could become Web standard

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C,) the standards body responsible for HTML5, accepted and published Microsoft’s member submission for standardized privacy features on Thursday. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission endorsed a framework for consumer privacy which suggested a persistent browser setting to protect users from services that collect and harvest browser data without users knowing about it. Subsequently, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Google all...

Another trojan surfaces on the Mac yet again called BlackHole RAT

Another trojan surfaces on the Mac yet again called BlackHole RAT

A new trojan has appeared by the name of BlackHole RAT and it surprisingly is in beta. While this may sound strange or like a joke, security researchers assure it’s the real deal. Turns out that BlackHole RAT is a variant of the free “remote administration tool” darkComet RAT for Windows. Despite being a new trojan that calls itself beta; the tool itself seems...

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 now available

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 now available

Today the long awaited service pack for Windows 7 has been released to the world. This is the very first service pack for the Windows 7 OS. As we have previously reported, there will be only a few new features that many users may not notice. One of those features is RemoteFx, which provides rich 3-D graphical experience for remote users. Ready to download...

Two million users downloaded the IE9 Release Candidate

Two million users downloaded the IE9 Release Candidate

Raw first-week sales numbers are often used to indicate the efficacy of a product’s launch. But really, the thing these numbers best represent is the level of user excitement. Today, Microsoft revealed that users were very excited about Internet Explorer 9 RC, which launched last week. According to Microsoft, IE9 RC was downloaded 2 million times in the six days following its launch. While...

Windows 7 SP1 now available on TechNet and MSDN

Windows 7 SP1 now available on TechNet and MSDN

Windows 7 SP1 RTM is now available to MSDN and TechNet customers. Microsoft posted its final build of Windows 7 SP1 to MSDN and TechNet customers on Wednesday. Copies of Microsoft’s Windows 7 SP1 RTM update leaked last month to file sharing websites ahead of its release. Microsoft has confirmed 7601.17514.101119-1850 is the final RTM. The software giant will offer the build to the...

Google introduces two step account verification

Google introduces two step account verification

Google today announced 2-step verification for account holders. The new security feature is rolling out gradually; I haven’t received the update and so couldn’t test the new feature. I like the concept but wonder how many people will bother to set it up or will cringe at the steps required to use it. Like so many other cloud services, Google requires a username and...