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OneRiot Pulls Ahead in Real-Time Search Engine Race

The real-time search engine field has exploded the last few months, but most contestants so far haven’t lived up to the hype (Scoopler, Topsy, Collecta, CrowdEye). Traffic tends to drop sharply after the early interest wanes. The exception to the rule appears to be OneRiot, which is certainly pulling ahead in the first leg of the real-time search competition Continue reading OneRiot Pulls Ahead in Real-Time Search Engine Race

Stunning 66% of Social Networkers Vulnerable to Attack

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites are sweeping the world with tweets, friends and more messaging than ever before, but what’s the cost of all this networking? More than two-thirds of social community members don’t proactively protect themselves from cyber attacks, a survey by the CMO Council and security software maker AVG found. Continue reading Stunning 66% of Social Networkers Vulnerable to Attack

Microsoft hacked FireFox

Well not exactly, but if you installed Service Pack 1 for .NET using Windows Update, check your FireFox addons for a plugin called .NET Framework Assistant and disable it right away. If you think about leaving it enabled then think again, this plugin does NOTHING except adding well known (IE) security holes to the FireFox. I would advice you to uninstall it but surprisingly, Microsoft removed uninstall button! Continue reading Microsoft hacked FireFox