Click Fraud Gang Used Bamital Botnet To Control A Million Computers Worldwide

A global cyber crime operation that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the knowledge of their users has been shut down. The huge network of zombie computers is estimated to have 1 million PCs currently infected with malicious software that enslaved them into the botnet called Bamital. Bamital also had the ability to take… Continue Reading …

Free Video Converters For iPhone, iPod, PSP, Zune and Smartphones

So you want to take some videos from your home computer to your portable media device or smartphone for viewing on the go? Well until such time when there will be an all-video-format-playing iPhone, iPod, PSP or Zune, we will all have to do some video converting into the appropriate device formats. But dont worry… Continue Reading …

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3

The 3rd release of Internet Explorer 9 Web Browser was released by Microsoft yesterday. This is probably the last preview release before starting the Beta testing phase. The new preview includes support for HTML5 video and audio tags, 2d Graphics using Canvas tags and embedded fonts using WOFF (Web Open Font Format) which promises rich… Continue Reading …

Windows 7 SP1 Beta Now Available For Testers

The first beta service pack for windows 7 has been released to technical beta testers. Windows 7 SP1 Build 7601.16562.100603-1800 is 1.22GB in size, includes new virtualization tools to help Windows Server 2008 R2 users prepare for cloud computing, RemoteFX which provides rich 3-D graphical experience for remote users, hotfix patches and a series of… Continue Reading …

Microsoft Unveils Voice And Movement-Activated Xbox Kinect Games

Microsoft unveiled its new Xbox 360 motion controller which is a completely hands-free games console with voice commands called Kinect. The launch included a number of new games including a driving simulation in which passengers rock their bodies to toss the car into cartwheels, a track and field tournament, and a Star Wars game with… Continue Reading …