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FBI to block web in 350,000 computers worldwide


April 25th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) American agency FBI will block internet services in over 350,000 personal computers across the world - including 80,000 in US and 20,000 in Britain - after ... Read more...

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Computer virus may target Indian firms in Dubai?


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) A computer virus from China has been targeting users in India as well as in China, and as many Indian companies are based in Dubai in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Worms on ISS mission reproduce in space


November 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) British researchers sent a type of worm that shares 20,000 genes with humans to the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they deal with space ... Read more...

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Mosquito pill on the horizon


July 12th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dakar, Senegal, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Senegal and the Colorado State University have concluded a study into a worm drug which turns the tide against mosquitoes. Scientists have long suspected ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

23 cm-long worm taken out of woman’s brain


July 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 6 (IANS) A 23 cm long tapeworm has been surgically removed from a Chinese woman's brain.Doctors in a Nanjing hospital removed the worm from the brain of 24-year-old ... Read more...

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Worm sticks between woman’s cornea and iris in Bihar


December 26th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi RanjanNalanda (Bihar), Dec.26 (ANI): In an unusual case a worm got stuck between a woman's cornea and the iris of her right eye in Bihar's Nalanda District.Radha Devi, a 20 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Iran arrests ‘nuclear spies’


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Iran has arrested several "spies" who were involved in an attempt to sabotage the country's nuclear programme, said Iranian intelligence minister Heydar Moslehi.The arrest followed an attack on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran fears that Stuxnet worm was specifically made for the country’s nuclear power station


September 24th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been an outbreak of the Stuxnet worm in Iran and many believe they were specially made for the country’s nuclear power station. The worm is a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Swallowing diamonds could diagnose what’s ailing you


September 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Swallowing a diamond could soon tell what disease you are suffering from, thanks to a new technology developed by scientists from Taiwan.The researchers have developed nanodiamonds that, when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eve teaser slapped by Pratigya


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): STAR PLUS's Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya is a show that throws light on the grave issue of eve-teasing. Pratigya, the protagonist of this show, had been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Microsoft issues emergency flaw fix


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (DPA) Microsoft issued an emergency patch Monday to correct a critical Windows bug that had allowed attackers to gain control of infected machines via program shortcuts. Microsoft usually issues ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Snakes invade British prison


June 26th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) A British prison is being invaded by snakes, which are scaling up the prison walls to "soak up some sun", a media report said Saturday. One inmate was bitten ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beware Of Facebook Worm, Thousands Infected


June 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Social networking site ‘Facebook’ that has become a virtual friend of yours, can turn into a dreaded enemy if you get lured by its ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

New Facebook Worm Affects Millions Of Users


June 5th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is in for yet another security fiasco! A clickjacking worm has infected the computer of thousands of users of Facebook and it is spreading malware ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook users now bear the brunt of the ‘clickjacking worm’


June 1st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now Facebook users are facing the brunt of the ‘clickjacking worm’. This worm is spreading through the ‘Like’ feature on Facebook. Already there are reports that ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Aging gene could help alter immunity in humans


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that study of a gene called DAF-16 which is found in many animals, including humans, could open up new avenues for altering ageing, immunity ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cheryl Cole was planning to have kids before hubby’s sexcapades were exposed


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Cheryl Cole's brother Andrew Tweedy has revealed that the singer was planning to become a mother before her husband/soccer star Ashley's affairs were exposed.The Girls Aloud lead's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl was planning a family with Ashley: brother


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole was planning to have children with Ashley Cole when his alleged infidelities were exposed, says her brother Andrew Tweedy. "I am absolutely devastated for Cheryl. It ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Edible insect ‘pic ‘n’ mix’ on the menu of Surrey theme park!


February 16th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): A theme park in Surrey, UK, is set to offer snacks containing real dried insects as part of a trial.Chessington World of Adventures will hand out the edible ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parasite Diet can be very dangerous and deadly too


February 13th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest diet craze to sweep Hong Kong is the parasite diet. The health officials are very worried about it, and have warned the public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parasite diet may be fatal


February 10th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new dieting fad sweeping across Hong Kong, and it is none other than the parasite diet. There are numerous websites that proclaim ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Worm Grunting Gets A Fan Following


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A week ago, the Americans were unaware of a term 'Worm Grunting'. However, today it has become one of the top-most searches on the web, courtesy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Worms may explain why some people develop Parkinson’s


December 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Scientists from Dundee University have suggested that C. elegans worm might prove to be an effective research model for studying why some people develop Parkinson's Disease.Worms share 50pct ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Farmers on hunger strike in Orissa


November 12th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kalahandi (Orissa), Nov 12 (ANI): Farmers in Kalahandi District have gone on an indefinite hunger strike today, demanding compensation for crop damage.Scores of farmers assembled at the Block office and met ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IT Industry Prepares To Combat New Trojan Daonolfix


November 8th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov.8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the IT industry is trying to cope with a major OS upgrade from Microsoft, the reports of a new Trojan infection has made the web users ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tech experts fail to conquer Conficker worm


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 22 (ANI): Technology experts worldwide are finding it "almost impossible" to defeat the Conficker worm, which has infected more than 5 million computers and could even knock down the internet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

On screen Ram-Sita in conversation


August 11th, 2009 - 3:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The most hit and famous on-screen jodi of Ram and Sita, Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonerjee are back on-screen together with Pati Patni Aur Woh. With this show they finally reveal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pinhead-sized worm may help develop new antibiotics


August 6th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A pinhead-sized worm can help in discovering and testing new antibiotics as the existing ones lose their effectiveness against drug-resistant bacteria, say researchers.Lead researcher Frederick Ausubel and colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jackson virus and spam spreads on Internet


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 3 (DPA) Security researchers warned Thursday of the increasing levels of viruses and spam using Jackson's name to snare unsuspecting users. One e-mail carries the subject line "Remembering Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook hit by phishing attacks


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) For those who have an account with social networking site Facebook - take care not to click on messages urging you to "check this out". It ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Animals that seem identical may be completely different species


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): In a new research, scientists used DNA analyses to discover that one of the most common segmented worms is actually two types of worm, leading to the hypothesis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Texas DPS computers hit by “Conficker” worm


April 18th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
Austin, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – The Texas Department of Public Safety was hit by a variant of the "Conficker" worm on Friday, officials told BNO News.The state's Department of Information Resources has ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

17-year-old claims responsibility for Twitter worm


April 12th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Brooklyn, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Mikeyy Mooney, the 17-year-old creator of StalkDaily.com from Brooklyn, has admitted responsibility for the Twitter worm that rapidly spread through Twitter on Saturday, stating in an ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook Worm Grows with the Site


March 4th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by GD
Facebook has 175 million users and worms. It is small surprise that a popular social networking site like Facebook will be targeted with worms, viruses and trojans. A number of new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Worst virus in years infects 6.5 mn computers


January 17th, 2009 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (DPA) A computer virus attack that has infected more than 6.5 million Windows PCs this week is one of the worst in years, internet security firm F-Secure said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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