A 2.79 GB torrent file is out there in the internet containing data from 100 million facebook profile pages, but these data was actually available to everyone as no privacy restrictions were set. Hacker Ron Bowes from Skull Security created a crawler that pulled everything from Facebook’s open access directory, essentially giving him all data that people had set to allow anyone to see.
A security question allows you to recover your account, when you have lost your password or when some one else hack your account. It is important that you setup a good security question, so that others cannot guess the answer for that question.
Nearly 168 billion spam mails are sent everyday and hundreds of them come to our inbox too. Gmail is one of the best webmail provider to scan for spam and remove them automatically, but if you find some spam in your inbox you can remove them manually and can prevent them from coming again.
Many popular web browsers are working to bring HTML5 technology into their browsers, because most of the browser crashes are due to the flash plugin and if it replaced by the HTML5 technology, it would increase the stability of the browser. These browsers are in beta stage, so download them and check the capabilities of a HTML5 browser.
Gmail is the leader among web mails. Mainly because of its large storage capacity and numerous features which it introduce very often. The main feature of desktop applications is shortcut keys, which make them easier and faster to use. Gmail was the first to bring this convenience of using keyboard shortcuts in a web-mail, which can be used to quickly browse your mails with ease.
Openbook lets you search public Facebook updates using Facebook’s own search service. this was developed by Will Moffat, Peter Burns and James Home to mock at facebook’s privacy features. This website asks facebook to make the privacy settings much easier. Facebook’s inefficient privacy features has led to the development of lot of sarcastic websites which tease facebook, and Openbook is one among them.
Facebook has crossed the 500 million user milestone in a matter of few years. The social networking giant is the second most visited site in the world and it is in the top of its niche covering 35% of the total population in social networking.
Google has rolled out a new interface for its popular image search engine. A few months ago Google released a new interface for its search engine. And now this new interface for image search, has made it much easier to use.
Many people were asking me to write about a list of much useful Chrome extensions, and I was feeling much lazy to sort them out. But Yesterday at Google’s blog they have sorted out 19 of their favorite extensions. So, adding one to it, I present you this list of 20 much useful chrome extensions. These are really awesome extensions
icasa Web Albums added an option that lets you edit photos in Picnik, the online photo editor acquired by Google in March. After clicking on the “Edit” button, Picasa Web Albums uploads the photo to Picnik and opens Picnik in a pop-up box.
An installed web app could be separated visually from other tabs, could integrate better with the OS, and could be granted increased permissions. Installing a web app in Google Chrome is easy and quick, with no restart required. At its simplest, installing a web app is like creating a super-bookmark to it,
Many of my friends asked me about how to change the display name in their facebook profiles, I thought of writing a article about it. This guide will help you to change your Display name in facebook.