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Microsoft Demos Surface Tablets
2012-06-19 03:51:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com When Microsoft took the stage last night in Los Angeles for their very special event to talk about their “tablet strategy,” it was pretty obvious they´d be announcing their own tablet. After all, All Things D – as they often do – announced as much last Friday. Sure enough, after some brief back-patting, (wherein they boasted their long-tenured legacy as a hardware company“¦) they unveiled the Microsoft Surface....

Microsoft Attempts To Douse Flame Malware
2012-06-15 12:44:49

John Neumann for redOrbit.com The malware, called Flame, a highly complex malicious tool that has actively targeted computers in the Middle East, was forced to self-terminate almost completely without a trace, and was in fact discovered only after UN´s telecoms arm reached out to security firms to get help with identifying a virus stealing data from many Middle Eastern computers last month. The Flame malware, which was recently discovered infecting computers in Iran and other...

2012-06-14 23:00:43

OPSWAT's quarterly antivirus report shows the top antivirus vendors and products, leading instant messaging applications, and Windows OS usage. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 OPSWAT released their quarterly antivirus market share report today, with an additional section featuring instant messenger applications. The report compares the most popular antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, as well as Windows operating system usage in North America and worldwide....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'