Oliver King, the Semalt Customer Success Manager, says that botnet infections are rampant among the personal computers, specifically in China and the United States. While some botnets have only a few hundred devices, others can spiral into millions of machines worldwide. Botnets aim to trick users to download suspicious programs or viruses and force them to click an affiliate links or videos that might be infected with more dangerous malware. It then acts as the Trojan horse and lets the hackers gain access to your data and private information. The hackers also use your personal computer to perform a variety of tasks and perpetrate crimes, frauds, and online mischief.
The prevalence of online fraud is increasing. Today as you stare at that monitor you just can’t tell who’s real and who’s a fraudster. They (the bad guys) have learned how to disguise themselves and deny thousands of people peace of mind through their antics.
The mobile application industry is continuously experiencing dynamic changes in terms of technical perspective. Mobile market is getting swelled with devices consisting varied hardware configuration. Mobile app is the fundamental element behind this ongoing mobile revolution and has intensified user-engagement with the device.
San Francisco: Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available for iOS lovers in India beginning October 7 – the last in the list of countries. Available in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish (jet black), iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB models, starting at Rs 60,000.
Tim Cook’s visit to India may have paid off supplementary than people were expecting. According to the source, Apple will launch the next iPhone 7 in India at the same time as most major markets like the US and the UK, who is in proximity to the launch planning.
In India, Apple loses major of its initial sales push to the Grey market imports, or to people purchasing the iPhone overseas. Apple wants to cut this down by launching at the same time as the major markets. India is one of the strongest growing smartphone markets in the world and Apple sees the large potential in the market.
Samsung revealed its leading Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones at the MWC 2016 on Sunday. The newest flagship devices came bearing pretty much similar looking design language as the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, while the main improvements resided within the devices themselves. Among the bumped up specs, one new technology that grabbed everyone’s attention was the new Dual Pixel technology employed in the rear camera.
Xiaomi has tossed two drones to accommodate to the young video enthusiast market. Mi Drone comes in two variants, the 4K version retails at RMB 2999, while the 1080P one is priced at RMB 2499. Mi Drone (1080P) will be crowdfunded on the Mi Home app starting 26 May 2016, and Mi Drone (4K) will be available for testing via an open beta programme in late July.
Apple’s new Health app – and the HealthKit platform that lets other companies’ health and activity-tracking apps bond into it – was one of the big new features in its iOS 8 software, which was launched recently.
Health is talented of collecting, storing and analyzing a range of personal data, but there are clear privacy implications here – for Apple and any company involved in this space, from Google and Microsoft to the growing number of smaller fitness-focused app and device makers.
Will Facebook be stretching into your working life soon?
Facebook is now into deeper calculation and is planning control the social graph of 1.3 billion people, but now it has ambitions to stretch deeper into the workplace, according to the Financial Times’ report on plans for “Facebook at Work”.
This isn’t about getting around corporate firewalls to safeguard you can see which Frozen character your friends are, though. It’s a proper move to compete with services from Google Drive and LinkedIn to Slack, and become a serious working tool.
Amazon built Alexa personal assistant which is super useful in the Echo and it is lot of fun to use. But if you don’t have an Echo or can’t purchase one because you’re not in the US, it can be hard to gain Alexa’s skill set. In this plight, Amazon has created an App that lets you play with Alexa right in your browser.
To access the app, please go to echosim.io and it will let you ask Alexa all kinds of questions. What it doesn’t let you experience is the always listening nature of the Echo device and its far field microphone array — you have to click and hold a button on the site before you speak to it. That makes it closer to the experience you get with the Amazon Tap than the Echo itself.