A friend of mine is, in computing terms at least, stuck in 2005, a time when Tony Blair was still Prime Minister, Sven-Goran Eriksson was still the England manager and people were buying records by Crazy Frog.
Computer Virus And Malware
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Tuesday 31 January 2012
Newly discovered flu molecules shared by most strains of the virus could help scientists develop a "universal vaccine", it was claimed today.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Why Fiat's new Panda can give VW's compact a run for its money
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Dougie Freedman expected to endure a sleepless night last night in anticipation of the phone call this morning that could determine the prospects of his Crystal Palace side against Cardiff City in the first leg of the Carling Cup semi-final tonight.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Smartphone owners who use wi-fi on the go are increasingly vulnerable to fraudsters.
Monday 19 December 2011
On our kitchen wall are photos of our two daughters as a toddler and a baby. The older one is in navy blue and dark green, the younger in a red-and-blue checked shirt and cute little red trousers. Only the other day, our 18-year-old asked, "Why did you dress us as boys when we were little, Mum?"
Monday 05 September 2011
Friday 12 August 2011
Ever since The Impressionist appeared in 2003, with its picaresque hero for post-colonial times, it was clear that Hari Kunzru's fiction was fuelled by an energetic intelligence. Along with a love of big ideas came narrative zest, verbal and comic flair, and an acute eye for contemporary mores both East and West. Is identity a fixed essence or a mimic matter assembled from conventions, the first novel asked.
Saturday 30 July 2011
Scotland Yard is to expand its inquiries into illegal news-gathering techniques at News International by launching a full-scale investigation into computer hacking, The Independent understands.
Monday 25 July 2011
A 44-year-old man who had unprotected sex with his partner knowing he had HIV was jailed for four years today.
Friday 22 July 2011
More than 150 heart surgery patients at a hospital have been warned they may have contracted the dangerous Hepatitis B virus.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
The letters "com" forming the end of web addresses are so familiar they've become part of our language, but companies could soon be able to replace them with their brand name in a shake-up in the way the web is organised.
Thursday 09 June 2011
Thursday 02 June 2011
The Ministry of Defence is recruiting hundreds of new cyber specialists, while the Pentagon has decided that an attack on US computer networks from another country may be deemed an act of war, meriting an armed response. Both moves are merely acknowledgement that the internet, once considered a background support system, is now a front line of modern conflict, both commercial and military.
Friday 20 May 2011
Viruses, it seems, make no distinction between mortals and spirits. Even Fairy Kings can succumb.
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Britain’s five richest families worth as much as poorest 20 per cent, says Oxfam
Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
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