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FREE Microsoft Security Essentials Released

Microsoft Security Essentials, the FREE anti-malware client from Microsoft is globally released according to Microsoft’s Press Release.
So far it’s been in limited beta only. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now and it’s pretty cool. Lightweight and easy on the system.
A free, downloadable, lightweight (and still-to-be-proven GOOD) anti-virus from Microsoft can seriously re-shuffle [...]

WordPress Worm Attack

This was bound to happen, apparently there’s a worm spreading over the Internet attacking WordPress-based blogs by taking advantage of a vulnerability in older versions.
If you have the latest WordPress 2.8.4 – You’re safe. Well this site wasn’t safe. I had a very old version running. I knew it wasn’t safe, but I was just [...]

64 Things Every Geek Should Know

There are tons of different lists that get published daily on various blogs worldwide. People seem to like lists, and they often get voted on digg.com and similar sites enough to go straight to the hot list.
Most of them are crap. This list however is actually really cool. 64 cool technology stuff every self respecting [...]

Now You Can Change What Google Says About You

A very interesting new feature released by Google. ReadWriteWeb writes:
Today Google released a product, called Google Me, that aims to change all of that. For a price – though not a monetary one.
Starting today, searchers who enter only the word “me” in the search box will be given an opportunity to set up or [...]

OpenDNS – What is it and why everyone should use it

I just started using OpenDNS. And I don’t care who you are and how you use your computer, you simply must start using it too. Everyone should.
I assume if you’re here you know what DNS is. It’s a super basic Internet service/protocol that all of us use when using the Internet. Simply put that’s the [...]