What is software piracy: all there is to know about it

software piracySome years ago the US software behemoth Microsoft was planning to launch a bit of an advertising thing at a football match between Glaswegian football teams Rangers and Celtic.

Anybody who knows their football will tell you that on the terraces, around the ground and in the city, a Rangers and Celtic game can lead to almost post-apocalyptic scenes such is the intense sectarian rivalry between the opposing sets of fans.

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BullGuard helps children’s wishes come true

BullGuard helps children’s wishes come trueOn April 26th, the Great Radio Marathon will kick off. Radio DJ Lennart Creël will try to break the world record for making radio. He will be broadcasting on Club FM for no less than 190 hours. With this attempt to set a new record, Lennart wants to bring attention to Make A Wish Flanders.

Make a Wish is a charity organisation that helps seriously ill children by granting their wishes.

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NEWS ALERT! Massive security flaw threatens Internet

6a0154366bdf49970c01a5119a62be970c-800wiHeart Bleed bug exploits popular encryption tool – most Internet servers affected – fix is available but needs to be applied swiftly – even cyber criminals are exposed.

An enormous security flaw has been discovered that threatens the entire Internet. Dubbed Heart Bleed, its panicked internet services providers and sent many system administrators – the people who look after an organisation’s computer networks – into a bit of a frenzy.

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Why is Internet running slow and how to speed it up

Why is Internet running slow?
Sometimes the speeds of our Internet connections are not what they could be. If you’re feeling a bit frustrated at your connectivity speed read on for a few tips on how to get things moving a little faster.

Back in the day, when connecting to the Internet via a dial up modem was accompanied by an odd medley of electronic tweeting and whistling sounds, connections used to slow down in the late afternoon. It was often attributed to the fact that America was waking up and people on the other side of the Atlantic were yawning their way onto the Internet. This meant that the pipes that Internet traffic travelled down became more congested hence connections predictably became slower in the afternoon.
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NEWS ALERT – Microsoft Word 2010 vulnerability targeted by hackers – Microsoft issues temporary patch

Computer hacked_resizedHackers have been targeting a security hole in the popular word processing application Word 2010. The attacks are limited at the moment to unnamed targets, possibly a number of organisations, but in the meantime Microsoft has issued a temporary fix pending a full investigation.

Microsoft has just announced that Word 2010 has a vulnerability that has already been exploited by hackers.
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