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Friday12 August 2022

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There are many things that people take for granted in the world. Some of them are more than a little naïve while others are quite understandable. One of them is that the things we say or do in conversation are somewhat confidential. We do not expect our mail, phone or personal conversations to be listened to and by extension we feel that our online conversation are equally private. Sadly this is simply not the case and, in reality, it never has been.

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Remember when we told you that BitTorrent was coming out with their very own chat app called Bleep? No well they are and from the information we have so far it is looking like a pretty cool application. The concept is to take basic chat and run it, encrypted, through Torrent swarms. This move, in theory, should prevent the big guys from being able to store or grab your communications in transit.

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In the late-90s the world was shocked when a single collection of code was able to destroy a number of computers through malicious instructions. Named Chernobyl (or CIH and Spacefilter) this virus was able to overwrite data and even the BIOS on systems. It infected around 60 million computers and cuase upwards of $1 billion in damages around the world. Although there were other viruses before this nasty bug hit the scene, CIH was the start of the anti-malware commercial machine. It was not until after CIH that we really saw companies spring from the ground offering protection from future events like CIH.

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Tuesday, 08 April 2014 19:50

Offline chatting comes to life on Android too

FireChat , an application that allows you to communicate without using a connection to the Internet or phone signal is now available to users of Android devices. Previously only owners of iOS devices with iOS 7 system installed were able to use it.

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Viber has become popular because of its mobile application that gives users the possibility to make free phone calls and messaging, while using an Internet connection. In the nearly 200 countries where it is present, Viber currently records about 200 million registered users, and recently offered the same service for users of desktop computers.

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