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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Malware can now detect virtual machines

As cyber criminals create new pieces of malware, security researchers and white-hat hackers are fighting back by analyzing this malicious software, usually by running virtual machines. This is done so the real system of the researchers will not be infected, and the malware can easily be terminated just by turning off the virtual machine. However, it was recently discovered that ...

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Microsoft’s new tool helps developers find ‘million-dollar’ bugs in their apps

At its Ignite conference in Atlanta, Microsoft announced a preview of Project Springfield, a cloud-based tool designed to help developers detect bugs in their Windows-based applications. The main component in Project Springfield is SAGE, a fuzz testing tool that Microsoft used to uncover security flaws in Windows 7. The company says that the cost of deploying patches for majorly distributed ...

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Google opens Daydream VR platform to developers

From its debut at Google I/O, Daydream seemed like a much more ambitious smartphone-based VR software platform than the earlier Cardboard system. The countdown clock for the former’s public release began after a Bloomberg article back in August hinted at its imminent launch. While we’re still waiting for the first Daydream phones to come out in fall, Google’s VR SDK ...

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Truecaller app updated with improved Caller ID experience for Windows 10 Mobile

Truecaller today released a new update for its Windows 10 Mobile app. This update includes improved Caller ID experience with the new Offline Caller ID support. With this feature, even when you are on the road, any call that has previously been identified when online, will now be identified when offline. As well as this, Caller ID now shows the profile picture of ...

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The Government of Pakistan designate FIA as Investigation in Cyber Crime Act 2016

“In exercise of the Powers conferred under section 29 of the Prevention of Electronic Crime Act, 2016 (XI, of 2016), the Federal Government is pleased to designate the Federal Investigation Agency as the Investigation agency for the purpose of Investigation of Offences under the said Act” The above mentioned desicion finalized in the meeting with Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian ...

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World Bank started Forensic Audit of FBR Computerized System IRIS

The team of World Bank reached Pakistan and started the audit of FBR Computerized System called IRIS. The last year World Bank technical team submit the technical faults in said system and asked that the IRIS system quite old and not applicable in current scenrio of economic position of Pakistan.   So, after a some period its quite accepted that ...

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Twitter reports increase in info and removal requests for 2016

Twitter has published its transparency report for January to June 2016, and one thing’s clear: requests for user info and content removal keep on piling up. The microblogging website received two percent more government requests for account information compared to the second half of 2015. That’s not a dramatic change compared to the increase in numbers between the first and ...

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Microsoft Launches “Lumia 950 XL” in Australia with Price $499

 The Microsoft initially launches Lumia 950 XL in Australia on Official Microsoft Store at a price of AU $499. The another smaller Lumia 950 is also now available for AU $399. Here are the specs of the Lumia 950 XL: 5.7″ WQHD display 20MP camera with ZEISS optics 32GB storage/expandable to 200GB via microSD Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Compatible with GSM ...

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YouTube says you can be a ‘Hero’ if you help moderate its site

You become a ‘Hero’ if you help youtube for help to moderate its website. Now it is easy to work technically online with a giant video website and show up yourself on the major news headlines in media. Google launched a project with the name “YouTube Heroes” alongside  the company’s recently launched “Community” social network and aims to become a global group ...

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Telenor, Pakistan Started a Program for Pakistani Women “Naya Aghaaz”

Telenor Pakistan is proud to announce a new program called ‘’Naya Aghaaz”, meaning new beginning. With the goal of “empowering women, empowering societies’’, this program aims to provide opportunities for women to work in a corporate environment.   “We believe in building a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees can realize their potential and contribute towards Telenor’s success. The ...

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