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Software update gone wrong,International Space Station got lost later found.

Software updates can sometimes be tricky. There is always a chance of having issues like your old phone may not support the updated version of your favourite app, or your old computer gets sluggish with the new update of operating system. But things can get more worse than this. Recently a software update caused to(…)

Apple releases two new Ads for iPad.

Apple releases two new Ads for iPad.

Apple released two new Ads for the iPad which focuses on the ever growing number of Apps.          

Microsoft Office 2013 won’t let you transfer license to new computer.

Microsoft Office 2013 won’t let you transfer license to new computer.

If you are using Microsoft Office 2013, think twice before upgrading or changing your computer as the license of Office 2013 is tied to the computer it was installed on. The license can not be transferred to a new computer. However the Office 2013 can be installed on the same computer more than once in case the software crashes.(…)

Facebook Hacked.

Facebook Hacked.

Laptops belonging to Facebook employees were hacked as they were infected with malware. The attack took advantage of Java 0-day exploit. Although Facebook says that no user data has been compromised, I wonder how good the company can protect the user’s data if they cant protect their own data. (laptop) ?   The company said(…)

iOS 6.1 bug enables attacker to bypass Passcode Lock to access your phonebook.

If you have an iPhone I would ask you not to update to iOS 6.1 if you haven”t done it already. And if you have already updated it, the I would suggest don”t let your iPhone out of your sight as a new bug has been found that helps attacker to bypass the Passcode Lock and access(…)

Happy Valentines Day, Romance in Video Games

Happy Valentines Day, Romance in Video Games

As today is Valentines Day I would love to share few of my favorite romance sequence from video games. Prince of Persia (the original version that came out first on Apple II in 1989) The story was you play as a the Prince and you kill the bad guy Jaffar, save the beautiful Princess and marry her.(…)

TV channel got hacked, broadcast zombie apocalypse emergency alert.

TV channel got hacked and the hacker broadcasted a fake zombie apocalypse emergency alert. Public TV 13 and CBS affiliate KRTV in Montana suffered from this hack. The official website posted on the site stating that the emergency broadcast was indeed fake. Video of the fake broadcast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7pNAhENBV4 This incident reminds me of a sequence from the movie Die(…)

VMWare Security hole, patch released, download it today.

VMWare has released a security patch for their virtual machine software.  The company said the following in their website VMware ESX, Workstation, Fusion, and View address a vulnerability in the VMCI.SYS driver which could result in a privilege escalation on Windows-based hosts and on Windows-based Guest Operating Systems.   To quote further from VMSA-2013-0002: VMware ESX, Workstation, Fusion,(…)

Gmail warns journalists of Myanmar about State funded hacking.

Apparently there is an on going hacking spree by Government funded hacking groups, in Myanmar, on the journalist email accounts as per Gmail”s warning. Recently Gmail showed a message when journalist loggin on their Gmail account. (pic below)   I would say I am very impressed by this action Google, while some of big organisations play with(…)

Max Payne 3 is in Testing to be launched in Mac and Grand Theft Auto is been planed.

Max Payne 3 is in Testing to be launched in Mac and Grand Theft Auto is been planed.

Rockstar Games will soon launch Max Payne 3 and GTA for Mac, on Steam.   AJ Collins at RockstarNexus reports that Max Payne 3 for Mac, to be release on Steam, is currently testing. A recent update to Steam’s game database has revealed Rockstar is in the testing stages of an OSX port of Max(…)