Author: Chinmoy Kanjilal Google Profile for Chinmoy Kanjilal
Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. He rants occasionally at Techarraz.com. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.

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Not only has Kelihos started showing back on the radar, it is using new encryption techniques to hide its communications. A researcher at Kaspersky has also noted that two different RSA keys are being used; indicating that there might be two different groups controlling Kelihos.

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While Bottin Cartographers is only a provider of mapping services, Google has both a free Map service, and a map API for use by developers and other mapping services. However, it has recently started charging higher for its API, which gives meaning to Bottin Cartographers’ worries.

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This raises serious concern on IT practices in companies that handle critical back-office jobs. Fabricating data can disrupt the balance of cash flow across multiple channels, causing a gridlock like situation. However, an equally big concern here is that of ethics.

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This Sunday, Go to the Most Secure Super Bowl Ever

Super Bowl sees tightly integrated security measures. However, for the coming Super Bowl on Sunday, security has been upped considerably and it is believed that this is the most secure Super Bowl to have happened ever!

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Wayland is Heading Towards its First Stable Release

If you have not heard of Wayland until today, it is because Wayland has not had any public release of their display protocol. Wayland will replace the X Window System in Ubuntu and Fedora, after its release.

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Although methods like SPF and DKIM have been used in email phishing protection already, they have their limitations. Finally, all tech giants, namely Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, PayPal, Facebook and LinkedIn are going after spammers. They have decided to verify if the email sender is indeed the actual sender.

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Firefox 10 is the first “Extended Support” version of Firefox, ensuring it will get support and security patches for the next nine release cycles. Moreover, it also has slight UI tweaks and many bugfixes.

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The New Tab page on Firefox is similar to the new tab page of Chrome, where it will showcase your most visited websites in a Speed-dial like interface. This puts your most visited websites in a 3×3 grid where you can drag and re-position the tiles.

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Google+ has restricted its usage to those above 18 years of age, since its launch last year. However, in a new development, Google has announced that going further, it will allow teenagers to create a profile on their social network. Besides opening up to teenagers, Google+ also introduced a new set of privacy policies and [...]

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The biggest complain that open-source advocates have against Android, is that all the Android development done by handset manufacturers happens behind closed doors. This goes against the true philosophy of Open Source. This Plasma Active based tablet, developed by Aaron Seigo and team, aims to change this scenario.

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If you visit her profile recently, you will see that the employment details have been taken down. Even Louis Gray, the famous Google+ evangelist fell for this fake profile, and shared her profile as part of one of his circles.

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Over the last few months, SOPA and PIPA have been trying to take control of the Internet. Although they were finally averted with mass protests, it must be noted that SOPA and PIPA were not the only bills threatening the Internet and its user-generated content.

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This new policy will help Twitter enter new geographical regions, which have stringent laws regarding free speech. It will also safeguard a user from strict and harsh free-speech laws within some countries.

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With this release of Cinnamon, the API and the desktop are fully stable. However, Cinnamon is not the only product that the Mint team has in plan. They want to build a complete desktop environment ecosystem with themes, applets, extensions, user ratings and comments.

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HTTP is an old protocol, and the web has improved by leaps and bounds since then. There could not have been a better time for a new application layer protocol.

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