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Friday, June 17

All U Need To Know :: CAPTHA :: tHE weird characters that u have to type in before Login Everywhere

CAPTCHA  is a type of challenge-response test used in computing as an attempt to ensure that the response is generated by a person. The process usually involves one computer (a server) asking a user to complete a simple test which the computer is able to generate and grade. Because other computers are supposedly unable to solve the CAPTCHA, any user entering a correct solution is presumed to be human. Thus, it is sometimes described as a reverse Turing test, because it is administered by a machine and targeted to a human, in contrast to the standard Turing test that is typically administered by a human and targeted to a machine. A common type of CAPTCHA requires the user to type letters or digits from a distorted image that appears on the screen.

 Early CAPTCHAs such as these, generated by the EZ-Gimpy program, were used on Yahoo!. However, technology was developed to read this type of CAPTCHA

Thursday, June 16

Google and Slooh Space Camera made lunar eclipse viewable worldwide (video)

As you may or may not be aware, there was a lunar eclipse yesterday, and it turns out Google's decided to do something a little special this time for those not able to see it outside for themselves -- or those that simply prefer to stay indoors. It's teamed up with Slooh Space Camera to make the rare 100-minute long eclipse viewable online through a variety of means, including a live stream on YouTube, in the Sky layer on Google Earth, and in Slooh's Android app and Google App Engine-based website (which comes complete with narration from actual astronomers). It all got started at 11:20AM PDT or 2:20PM EDT -- hit the source link below to choose your viewing preference.

Saw Lunar Eclipse On gOOGLE :: See the list of all Doodles this Month ::

Jun 09, 2011

Les Paul's 96th BirthDay

Dragon Boat Festival - (China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan)

Jun 05, 2011
Richard Scarry's 92nd Birthday - (US)

Jun 02, 2011

Republic Day - (Italy)

May 27, 2011

Birthday of Ibn Khaldun - (Middle Eastern Countries)

May 25, 2011

Africa Day - (African Countries)

May 25, 2011

Jordan Independence Day - (Jordan)

May 24, 2011

Day of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture - (Bulgaria)

May 20, 2011

Emile Berliner's 160th Birthday - (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

May 20, 2011

Doodle4Google US Winner - (US)

May 20, 2011

100th Birthday of Annie M.G. Schmidt - (Netherlands)

May 19, 2011

Dame Nellie Melba's 150th Birthday - (Australia)

May 15, 2011

120th Birthday of Mikhail Bulgakov - (Russia)
May 14, 2011
Paraguay's Independence Day - (Paraguay)

May 11, 2011

Martha Graham's 117th Birthday. Animated by Ryan Woodward, choreographed by Janet Eilber, and danced by Blakeley White-McGuire. - (Global)

May 10, 2011

Israel Independence Day - (Israel)
May 10, 2011
Zhang Daqian's 112th Birthday - (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)
May 09, 2011
76th Birthday of Roger Hargreaves - (Global)
May 08, 2011
Mother's Day - (Selected Countries)
May 02, 2011
Hurvinek's 85th Birthday - (Czech Republic)
May 02, 2011
Canada Federal Elections - (Canada)

May 01, 2011

Apr 30, 2011

Queen's Day - (Netherlands)

Apr 29, 2011

The Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton - (Selected Countries)

Apr 27, 2011

Freedom Day - (South Africa)

Apr 26, 2011

Vallenato Festival - (Colombia)

Apr 26, 2011

226th Birthday of John James Audubon - (Global)

Apr 25, 2011

90th Birthday of Karel Appel - (Netherlands)

Apr 23, 2011

120th of Birthday of Sergey Prokofiev - (Russia)

Apr 22, 2011

Apr 18, 2011

129th Birthday of Monteiro Lobato - (Brazil)
Apr 16, 2011
122nd Birthday of Charlie Chaplin - (Global)
Apr 13, 2011 Songkran Festival - (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos)

Apr 13, 2011

240th Birthday of Richard Trevithick - (UK)

Apr 12, 2011

Apr 10, 2011

Peruvian Elections - (Peru)

Apr 09, 2011

Italy's Culture Week - (Italy)

Apr 04, 2011

Senegal Independence Day - (Senegal)
Apr 04, 2011
100th Birthday of Vaclav Ctvrtek - (Czech Republic)

Apr 04, 2011

Children's Day - (Hong Kong, Taiwan)
Children's Day

Apr 03, 2011

119th Anniversary of the First Documented Ice Cream Sundae - (Global)
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Tuesday, June 14

Motorola prepping a quad core powered iPad 3 competitor

According to a report from Fudzilla, shared by Android and Me, Motorola is working on a Honeycomb based iPad 3 competitor that may go live in the month of August.

:: Fake Antivirus Targets Firefox ::

Firefox users have targeted by a new scam that tries to load a user's PC with fake antivirus software using a passably convincing version of the Windows Update page.
Fake antivirus scam are legion,, and ones using bogus update pages of one sort of another are also an established trick. The oddity of the latest incarnation of the attack, discovered by Sophos, is that it triggers only when encountering Windows users of Firefox pushed to it through a page redirect.
firefox scam antivirus malwareArtwork: Chip TaylorThe first big giveaway? Windows Update can only be started as a background activity in Windows or through Internet Explorer.
The pege itself is a copy of Windows Update Page offering an "urgent" 2.8MB download which will turn out to start a useless security scan plugging fake antivirus software. The technique is clever. Users who agree to the update without being entirely sure that it is genuine will be more easily convinced that a PC has been infected with the non-existent malware later detected by the bogus program.
"Users need to be more vigilant than ever before as bogus security alerts pop-up in their browsers," said Graham Cluley of Sophos. "Fake anti-virus attacks are big business for cybercriminals and they are investing time and effort into making them as convincing as possible."
"Malicious hackers are using smart social engineering tricks more and more often, and the risk is that users will be scared by a phoney warning into handing over money to fix problems that never existed in the first place," he said.
Attacks targetting Mozilla Firefox users seem to be a mini-fashion right now. Last week, the company reported a separate scam that throws up bogus security warnings that ape the browser's security alerts as yet another method of pushing the same useless scareware products.
Neither are entirely convincing to an experienced user but they probably don't need to be to satisfy a business model that delivers decent rewards simply for tricking a handful people into installing a fake antivirus system