Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Facebook users be aware

Our companies e-mail monitoring system captured an e-mail today pertaining to have come from Facebook Customer Support.

Subject:  Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Customer Support


Dear user of facebook,
Because of the measures taken to provide safety to our clients, your password has been changed.
You can find your new password in attached document.
Your Facebook.

Attachment:  Facebook_password_239.zip (containing Facebook_password_239.exe)

Threat:  Mal/FakeAV-BW

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Suzi’s replacement

After all the new bikes and liveries, plus line-up changes, the last question all fans have been asking themselves about the 2010 MotoGP season can finally be answered - who will be presenting the BBC's MotoGP coverage?

Suzi Perry, the face of MotoGP for more than a decade, decided in the close season to step down and concentrate on other work.

Now, her replacement can be revealed - Jennie Gow.

More >>

Monday, March 15, 2010

Web Leopard

After taking the BBC (Lab UK) “Web Behaviour Test” I am apparently  a “Web Leopard”.

Fast-moving - Web Leopards like you are adept at getting information from the internet very quickly. Your speed is a trait you share with real-world leopards, which are among the fastest land animals.

Solitary - Leopards live alone, fending for themselves in isolated home ranges. Similarly, the Web Leopard likes to go it alone when looking for information, rather than rely on social networks, or other sites where the users create the content.

Specialised - Web Leopards are best suited to performing one task at a time rather than multitasking. The real-world leopard is similarly specialised, being perfectly adapted to silently tracking its prey before pouncing.

Go take the test at: Discover your inner animal

Friday, February 05, 2010

Open University curbs Tesco 'clubcard degree' scheme

The Open University is scaling back a scheme which allows students to pay for courses with Tesco clubcard points.

Since February 2007, OU students have been able to use reward points earned from shopping to pay fees for their undergraduate degrees.

But now the university says it has had to "re-evaluate its budget" and restrict the deal to students in their first years, under a phased programme…

ref:  BBC News

Monday, January 25, 2010

SourceForge Block Syria, Sudan, Iran, N. Korea & Cuba

Is Open Source Still Open?

…SourceForge.net the world’s largest open source software development web site blocked users from downloading free open source software from “banned locations” meaning users and developers form Syria, Sudan, Iran, N Korea and Cuba are banned…

ref: ArabCrunch En