Twitter worm fakes anti-virus

A fast-moving Twitter worm is in circulation, using Google’s goo.gl redirection service to push unsuspecting users to a notorious scareware (fake anti-virus) malware campaign. At 8:45 a.m EST today, this Twitter search shows thousands of Twitter messages continuing to spread the worm. The malicious links go through a number of redirections which. The redirection chain may …

South Korea says Google Street View broke law

Cnet.com [2011-01-13] – Police in South Korea reportedly say Google broke the country’s law when its Street View service captured personal data from unsecure Wi-Fi networks. The Korean Police Department will now send the case to prosecutors, who will decide whether to formally charge the search giant, says the Associated Press. Google has been accused …

IPv6 Day is coming

In 1977 Vint Cerf, the program manager for the ARPA Internet research project, chose a 32-bit address format for an experiment in packet network interconnection.  At that time nobody could have predicted that the experiment would evolve into todays Internet connecting billions of people across the globe. For the past 33 years the 32-bit address …

New look of Google Translate for Android

Google has launched a new version of the Google Translate for Android yesterday (12/01/2011). The first version of Google Translate for Android was launched in January 2010. The conversational mode, a feature that everybody have been waiting for is available in English/Spanish mode only. Read more …