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Find an exploit in Skype that can reveal the user's IP!

by on may.01, 2012, under Computer , Community , Internet

If you are interested in using Skype this news, we recently found an exploit which can be used by other Skype users to find their remote and local IP to route. A note posted on the blog skype-open-source has revealed the details of this exploit.

Unfortunately the process to use this exploit is pretty simple. First, a person can download a hacked version of SkypeKit and then change some registry keys. Then all that person has to do is try to add a new contact in the Skype program. The data recipient is revealed when you click on the information card on Skype. Not even necessary to send a confirmation of contact for the user, which means that he or she will not be aware that they are watching their IP addresses.

This method could be used to determine country of origin of a Skype user and know the city, next to which ISP has that user. It could also be used by hackers to go after a particular computer. However, it seems that only works if a Skype user is online at the time the application is made. We have contacted Skype to give us information about this vulnerability and whether they have plans to fix it.

Source: EichNews

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Waged a dirty war against RSS

by on abr.22, 2012, under Computer , Community , curiosities , Internet


John Gruber had it right when he pointed to the review of Dan Frakes' application mailing Mountain Lion , which highlights the fact that the application removed its support for RSS (he calls it an "interesting failure" as is right and that was done discreetly). In fact, it is the most interesting aspect of the review, even though this information is buried at the bottom of this article, along with references indicating which support RSS also seems to have been removed from Safari. (read more ...)

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Fujifilm launches innovative segment Super Zoom

by on abr.11, 2012, under Venezuela

FinePix HS30

Fujifilm introduces the perfect solution for advanced photo enthusiasts who have been searching for similar to an SLR that offers results but without transporting heavy equipment goals. Now, they can get their hands on the new FinePix HS30, a semi compact megazoom that promises versatility and optical quality. (Read more ...)

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Fujifilm opens the door to a new era in technology

by on Nov.01, 2011, under Venezuela

Fujifilm FinePix F550

Fujifilm, the Japanese brand leader in photographic technology, introduces its latest digital camera models star in the Venezuelan market. It is innovative FinePix F550, FinePix T300 FinePix T200 and FinePix HS20, four teams designed with the firm intention that the high-level photography is becoming more affordable for those looking for the highest quality image capture.

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CPS achieved important distinctions awarded by Cisco

by on oct.28, 2011, under Computer , Venezuela

Cisco rewards CPS

CPS celebrates new achievements framed an important path that brings success and recognition. This time the sales team of the company and Hector Riccio, general manager for Venezuela, received at the hands of Henry Mareque, Country Manager Cisco distinctions "Best Architectural Partner Play Data Center Virtualization", "Collaboration among Partners" and "Spirit One Cisco ", which recognize the performance of the company during the 2011 fiscal year. (Read more ...)

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Successfully Forum "Free Knowledge and Technological Sovereignty was held in the Bolivarian Revolution

by on oct.25, 2011, under Computer , Community , Venezuela

As part of the V National Conference on Technological Sovereignty, organized by the Collective Teletriunfador was held by many social groups and individuals committed to the consolidation of technological sovereignty, the Forum "Free Knowledge and Technological Sovereignty in the Bolivarian Revolution "which provided a meeting place for the organized community, political and intellectual movements with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of free knowledge and technological self-determination within a new framework based on social solidarity constant expansion of towns . (read more ...)

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Interesting applications for users of Adobe

by on feb.27, 2011, under Adobe , Design , Internet

While surfing the net I found a number of Adobe products that can be very useful to both designers and developers, will comment the properties of some of them: Adobe BrowserLab is an application that facilitates interoperability testing between browsers, Adobe Helium allows create interactive content, widgets and animations with html5 and css3 all, Adobe Master allows Sync, store, share, and review the Project, another of these interesting Adobe product is Adobe Muse which allows graphic designers to create and publish professionally, websites without writing code. (Read more ...)

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I think therefore resist + Free Software in Venezuela

by on feb.27, 2011, under Computer , Community , Economy , Internet , Microsoft , Venezuela

As I always say, the use of free software is unethical if not a technical problem, here is the detail as would the famous Cantinflas. If you could bring free software into a mathematical formulation, would be as follows:

S oftware Free = (+ Sovereignty + Ethics Freedom) + Consciousness

But in terms of media power is concerned, we can not deny that houses world-proprietary software handle them very well [with resources], denigrating and underestimating the free software movement and sometimes terrorizing the population to prevent its use. With the development of free software better quality and more successful communication strategies, free software has become a major headache for digital jailers and hegemonic pretensions. It is no coincidence that large corporations like Google, IBM and Sun have migrated much of its technology platform free software [GNU / Linux, Python, Ruby, MySql], supporting or taking advantage of the movement of global free software to improve their business models . If you want to know the strategies and monopolistic practices Microsoft can look called Halloween Documents to get an idea.

When I analyze the business strategies of proprietary software, I start to realize one constant: the progressive elimination of the rights of the users, and therefore their digital prison, so let's put it, when we buy or give us a pair of shoes, we can use at will, after much use, we can send them to change the sole or dye them, maybe give them to a brother or acquaintance who need them, at the last pair of shoes is ours and we can do whatever we want with them. Is it the same with proprietary software ?, Because obviously not, first of all do not buy proprietary software because we can not give it away, or lend, or adapt, much less copy, so I really do not buy it just ask on loan to the business of software [a loan that is very expensive by the way], to the end when you go to a store and buy a proprietary software, really what you are buying is the box, with its beautiful and thoughtful designs that attract users attention., for anything you are buying software since the end you can not do anything with it, anything that you do with something that was yours truly.

To take an obvious example for all, now there have been efforts to promote open formats and interfaces that enhance interoperability between systems from different manufacturers. In contrast to this Office shows its latest format (.docx, .pptx, .etcx) which not only restricts the interoperability with other office suites like OpenOffice if it determines that additional support from the same Office package previous versions [+ $$$] leaving organizations vulnerable and tied to a technology that expires very quickly just for more money. Not to mention the restrictive and exclusionary Apple technologies with audio and video devices that force you to use just something that is well identified with the rotten apple [it's my way or the highway]

Choose examples to explain the disadvantages for a country such as ours use proprietary software. I go with another example imagine we have all the digitized data of the birth of a country under the Office format, [it is safe as well = S] while we're on good terms with Microsoft and paying the license we can make use of our information, but imagine disaster would happen if this information quedase kidnapped and thus unavailable for such a simple reason as we decided to change office solution [migration problems in sight] or simply are included in the blacklist of the axis of evil, as is well described in this article, ie free software is a matter of sovereignty and independence no cost. There are some very interesting and innovative ways to explain the concepts of free software and copyleft, such as project OpenCola

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Adobe says Honeycomb tablets will get Flash in "few weeks"

by on feb.22, 2011, under Adobe , Android , Motorola , Tablets

Adobe says Flash support for tablets based on Google with its next version of Android "Honeycomb" operating system, will be available "within weeks".

Honeycomb is the first version of Android designed for Tablet PC and is expected with great impatience. The Motorola Xoom tablet will be launched on Thursday as the first to run this software, but initial versions do not come with flash support. Verizon, which will put it on sale, previously said that Flash to be available in "spring 2011." (Read more ...)

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What do you think? Official Logo of HTML5 submitted by W3C

by on ene.23, 2011, under Design , Internet

Logo HTML5 This has been an interesting web design community week. W3C has unveiled the official logo for HTML5 to help developers and designers to "tell the world that are using HTML5." The logo was designed by the design agency Ocupop , and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0, a permissive license to 'mix' the licensed work. The logo has been made ​​available to everyone on stickers and T-shirts, there is also a gallery of examples to promote the logo and use. (Read more ...)

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