Meet the scientist infected with computer virus

London:A British researcher has successfully infected himself with a computer virus and claims to be the first of its kind.
Scientist Mark Gasson, contaminated a tiny, radio frequency identification (RFID) chip with a virus and placed it under the skin on his hand. He uses that chip to activate his cell phone, as well as open secure doors, reports

The chip which is an advanced version of ID chips used to locate animals, enables him to pass through security doors and activate his mobile phone.

Gasson, senior research fellow at the University of Reading, introduced a computer virus into an electronic chip that had been implanted into his left hand last year, so that he can study its effects.

The study revealed that in future, human implants like this could contaminate complex medical devices such as pacemakers and cochlear implants.

"With the benefits of this type of technology come risks. We may improve ourselves in some way but much like the improvements with other technologies, mobile phones for example, they become vulnerable to risks, such as security problems and computer viruses," he said.

Raising an alarm about the possible cyber attacks in future on advanced medical implants such as pacemakers, Professor Rafael Capurro of the Steinbeis Transfer-Institute of Information Ethics in Germany said: "If someone can get online access to your implant, it could be serious".

Implanted technology has become increasingly common in the United States, where medical alert bracelets can be scanned to bring up a patient's medical history.

"From an ethical point of view, the surveillance of implants can be both positive and negative. Surveillance can be part of medical care, but if someone wants to do harm to you, it could be a problem," he added.

However, Gasson believes that there will be a demand for these non-essential applications.

"If we can find a way of enhancing someone's memory or their IQ then there's a real possibility that people will choose to have this kind of invasive procedure," he said.
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Cyber crime expands: Hackers can rent Botnets

Bangalore: If the unlimited virus concerns are troubling you, then there's more. Now, botnets are available on rent for as cheap as $67 for 24 hours or $9 for an hour. This empowers anyone to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, sell fake antivirus software and relay spam to unsuspecting email users via millions of compromised PCs.

The cyberpunks are unanimously, hawking their wares via online forums and banner advertising. This readily reduces the barriers to entry for criminals who can't code, empowering relatively unskilled cyber criminals to inflict major damage and financial loss. "Organizations need to be wary of the fact that their critical online applications or services could be taken down in under a day by a criminal renting services from bot herders," said Rick Howard, director of intelligence at iDefense, a VeriSign's security intelligence service. It was an iDefense report that highlighted the entire botnet selling picture.

The business impact is witnessed when it's revealed that Zeus, a botnet which is around 3.6 million compromised PCs in the U.S.alone, is sold in the criminal underground as a kit for around $3,000-4,000. In June 2009, security company Prevx discovered that Zeus had compromised over 74,000 FTP accounts on websites of such companies as the Bank of America, NASA, Monster, ABC, Oracle, Cisco, Amazon, and BusinessWeek The full-fledged botnet comes with different add-ons and price tags for, instance an upgrade for attacking Windows 7 or Vista is priced at $2,000 or for Jabber IM broadcasting to receive stolen data in real time it costs $500. So, soon any whiz kid, who wants to opt for easy money can ease his appetite with a little cash, at the cost of financial security of others.
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Politics, frustration make top govt. officers consider quitting

Bangalore: The first government commissioned Civil Services Survey has revealed that, one out of three top officers in Indian Civil Services desire to quit their job. Political interference, harassment, frustration at being unable to contribute and the big money in the private sector were some reasons which is pestering them to leave the job ubder the government, reports Aloke Tikku from Hindustan Times.

4,800 of out 18,000 officers from various central services like Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service, the Indian Foreign Service responded to the questionnaire sent to them. The survey revealed that, the officers faced several problems in their service to their office, political interference being one of them.

"It appears that performance appraisals, posts and transfers, opportunities for deputation, political interference and timely promotion rank very high among the concerns of civil servants," Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar acknowledged in his foreword to the report.

Most of the officers feel that their colleagues try to get good posting by pulling strings of favorable authorities. One out of three IAS and every second IPS officers believe this and one in four civil servants believe very few officers maintained integrity at their job.

"Perception of the IAS and IPS officers about the prevalence of unethical practices in their services in highest," the report, that also recorded the perception among non-IAS officers that the IAS officers keep the best deals for themselves, said.

This survey was commissioned by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) to reach to census of the perception of the men and women who lead India"s Civil Service.The report of the survey conducted last month, where more than 4,800 officers had participated, has been circulated to state governments and central departments such as the Home Ministry.

"The government intends to make this survey an annual practice. This survey would act as a baseline and tell us how the corrective steps taken are perceived," a DARPG official said.

A senior government official said he wasn't surprised at most of the findings. "In fact, I expected it to be worse though it is bad enough," the official said.
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The Real Cost of Software Piracy

Help Combat Piracy
Software piracy is the illegal copying of software for distribution or resale, to friends, colleagues, or online. Arguably, the most dangerous form of software piracy relates to what many people consider simple personal use; buying a software program and then installing it on more than one personal machine. Many people are not even aware that what they are installing is technically pirated software!
People may not know the real risk that pirated software poses to your online safety. If someone isn’t running a legitimate version of their software, he or she is denied access to crucial updates. Software manufacturers issue these updates, called patches, on a regular basis to fix security flaws before they can be widely exploited by criminal hackers. Skilled hackers can manipulate the flaws to spread viruses, which can corrupt data or impede a system’s performance, or install trojans, which allow cybercriminals remote access to a machine.
In a quest to save money or beat release dates, people might try downloading software from unauthenticated websites claiming to provide it for free. They may think they’re getting a bargain, but are they aware of the legal and financial costs they might have to pay for unintentionally using pirated software? Not only are there implications to being caught, but the software could be lacking critical updates and risks exposing their personal identity, finances and sensitive information to theft and malware.
Registered software users are kept informed of upcoming patches. Regular scans will ensure the speedy recognition of malware in the case of a zero-day attack, a type of attack that exploits a hole about which the software vendor is not yet aware.
Tips to ensure you are using legitimate software:
  • Download software from credible and authorized online shops. Better still, purchase directly from the publisher’s website
  • Register your software with its maker to receive critical updates to your program, including patches to security flaws that are discovered by the software publisher
  • Don’t install the software on more than the licensed number of PC’s. For example, a 3 PC license product should only be installed on up to 3 PC’s.
  • Always check the software version you have purchased or installed to verify it is not a promotional or demo version
  • Check the ‘trust mark’ as well as the retailer’s record while purchasing software online. If there is any doubt, conduct web searches about the site or the vendor to determine its legitimacy
  • Look for proof of authenticity, such as original disks, manuals, licensing agreements, service policies, warranties and a security seal
  • Make sure that you’re also running legitimate security software, like PC Tools’ Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus, to stay protected against known and unknown threats
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Global Warming Causes & Pracautions

“GREEN” is a colour of relaxation that is the reason our mother Nature gifted humans with such elegant color everywhere they go in the form of leaves, trees and forests with which we are surrounded .But it is so obvious that importance of something will be never realized until it is lost but sometimes humans will never realize that the most essential things for existence such as plants, water and air which are said be the children of nature from many centuries are being polluted and thrashed to death in ignorance…
Plants ,Water and Air had been helping the mankind in many useful ways since centuries but man who always looks for change ignored nature when he got used to his own fascinating invention of technology which was a kick start for the emission of greenhouse gases causing pollution and warming .He not only used technology in daily routine life but also made it essential for his life resulting in severe GLOBAL WARMING.
We humans never gave a thought about natural resources as we always felt that they are well sufficient for us that they would be available for next generations….but very sooner the perception and anticipation of our aristocratic ancestors went wrong when days arrived when we have started going places like necklace road, parks for fresh air, waiting for days to get fresh water, wearing masks to prevent ourselves from polluted air thinking as if we are the victims of nature .But, it is clearly proved that we have victimized the nature and betrayed it ruthlessly in ignorance by exploiting all such natural resources from nature…
What is the use if you are gifted all luxuries’ but left with scarcity of basic elements of survival? What is the use to have willingness to provide the best education for the kid leaving his future blind with no basic elements of survival ?Finally what is the use of having brain knowing that you are the reason for such situation?
So let us analyze our daily actions which are hindering many lives on this planet, let us realize that we are the one who takes so much from nature but gives less to nature….there is always a solution to pay back for the mistakes we have done so far…Here are the tips:
1. Replace a regular incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb (cfl)
CFLs use 60% less energy than a regular bulb. This simple switch will save about 300 pounds of carbon dioxide a year.
2. Install a programmable thermostat
Programmable thermostats will automatically lower the heat or air conditioning at night and raise them again in the morning. They can save you $100 a year on your energy bill.
3. Move your thermostat down 2° in winter and up 2° in summer
Almost half of the energy we use in our homes goes to heating and cooling. You could save about 2,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year with this simple adjustment.
4. Clean or replace filters on your furnace and air conditioner
Cleaning a dirty air filter can save 350 pounds of carbon dioxide a year.
5. Choose energy efficient appliances when making new purchases
Look for the Energy Star label on new appliances.
6. Do not leave appliances on standby
Use the “on/off” function on the machine itself. A TV set that’s switched on for 3 hours a day and in standby mode during the remaining 21 hours uses about 40% of its energy in standby mode.
7. Wrap your water heater in an insulation blanket
You ’ll save 1,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year with this simple action. You can save another 550 pounds per year by setting the thermostat no higher than 50°C.
8. Move your fridge and freezer
Placing them next to the cooker or boiler consumes much more energy than if they were standing on their own. For example, if you put them in a hot cellar room where the room temperature is 30-35ºC, energy use is almost double and causes an extra 160kg of CO2 emissions for fridges per year and 320kg for freezers.
9. Defrost old fridges and freezers regularly
Even better is to replace them with newer models, which all have automatic defrost cycles and are generally up to two times more energy-efficient than their predecessors.
10. Don’t let heat escape from your house over a long period
When airing your house, open the windows for only a few minutes. If you leave a small opening all day long, the energy needed to keep it warm inside during six cold months (10ºC or less outside temperature) would result in almost 1 ton of CO2 emissions.
11. Replace your old single-glazed windows with double-glazing
This requires a bit of upfront investment, but will halve the energy lost through windows and pay off in the long term. If you go for the best the market has to offer (wooden-framed double-glazed units with low-emission glass and filled with argon gas), you can even save more than 70% of the energy lost.
12. Get a home energy audit
Many utilities offer free home energy audits to find where your home is poorly insulated or energy inefficient. You can save up to 30% off your energy bill and 1,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year. Energy Star can help you find an energy specialist.
13. Cover your pots while cooking
Doing so can save a lot of the energy needed for preparing the dish. Even better are pressure cookers and steamers: they can save around 70%!
14. Use the washing machine or dishwasher only when they are full
If you need to use it when it is half full, then use the half-load or economy setting. There is also no need to set the temperatures high. Nowadays detergents are so efficient that they get your clothes and dishes clean at low temperatures.
15. Take a shower instead of a bath
A shower takes up to four times less energy than a bath. To maximize the energy saving, avoid power showers and use low-flow showerheads, which are cheap and provide the same comfort.
16. Use less hot water
It takes a lot of energy to heat water. You can use less hot water by installing a low flow showerhead (350 pounds of carbon dioxide saved per year) and washing your clothes in cold or warm water (500 pounds saved per year) instead of hot.
17. Use a clothesline instead of a dryer whenever possible
You can save 700 pounds of carbon dioxide when you air dry your clothes for 6 months out of the year.
18. Insulate and weatherize your home
Properly insulating your walls and ceilings can save 25% of your home heating bill and 2,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year. Caulking and weather-stripping can save another 1,700 pounds per year
19. Be sure you’re recycling at home
You can save 2,400 pounds of carbon dioxide a year by recycling half of the waste your household generates.
20. Recycle your organic waste
Around 3% of the greenhouse gas emissions through the methane is released by decomposing bio-degradable waste. By recycling organic waste or composting it if you have a garden, you can help eliminate this problem! Just make sure that you compost it properly, so it decomposes with sufficient oxygen, otherwise your compost will cause methane emissions and smell foul.
21. Buy intelligently
One bottle of 1.5l requires less energy and produces less waste than three bottles of 0.5l. As well, buy recycled paper products: it takes less 70 to 90% less energy to make recycled paper and it prevents the loss of forests worldwide.
22. Choose products that come with little packaging and buy refills when you can
You will also cut down on waste production and energy use… another help against global warming.
23. Reuse your shopping bag
When shopping, it saves energy and waste to use a reusable bag instead of accepting a disposable one in each shop. Waste not only discharges CO2 and methane into the atmosphere, it can also pollute the air, groundwater and soil.
24. Reduce waste
Most products we buy cause greenhouse gas emissions in one or another way, e.g. during production and distribution. By taking your lunch in a reusable lunch box instead of a disposable one, you save the energy needed to produce new lunch boxes.
25. Plant a tree
A single tree will absorb one ton of carbon dioxide over its lifetime. Shade provided by trees can also reduce your air conditioning bill by 10 to 15%.
26.Buy fresh foods instead of frozen
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Again Rana wit superB body

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allu srish

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hey guys its Surya
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hope to B train guard coach
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now its genelia

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Eyes Are the most complex organs you possess except for your brain.
Eyes Are composed of more than two million working parts.
Eyes Can process 36,000 bits of information every hour.
Eyes Under the right conditions, can discern the light of a candle at a distance of 14 miles.
Eyes Contribute towards 85% of your total knowledge.
Eyes Utilize 65% of all the pathways to the brain.
Eyes Can instantaneously set in motion hundreds of muscles and organs in your body.
Eyes In a normal lifespan, will bring you almost 24 million images of the world around you.
The external muscles that move the are the strongest muscles in the human body for the job that they have to do. They are 100 times more powerful than they need to be.
The adult eyeball measures about 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter. Of its total surface area only onesixth is exposed the front portion.
The eye is the only part of the human body that can function at 100% ability at any moment, day or night, without rest. Your eyelids need rest, the external muscles of your need rest, the lubrication of your requires replenishment, but your themselves “never” need rest. But please rest them!
Eyes are your most precious sense.
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review Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia (2010) (Short)

Prince Of Persia
Movie starts of slowly .. first 1 hour movie was slow and boring..
2nd half movie was some what better with some action and effects..
In my opinion ‘Prince Of Persia’ will definitely satisfies certain audiences…it was lagging of some aspects…………
Plus: Jake,Geema,Action,Spl effects
Minus: Direction,dialogs,narration

Review: 5/10

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Pulli stills

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review Golimaar

Movie : Golimaar
Banner : Sri Sai Ganesh Productions
Cast : Gopichand, Priyamani, Roja, Nasser, Pasupathi, Shavar Aali, M S Narayana, Ali, Jeeva and Others
Music Director : Chakri
Cinematography : Shyam K Naidu
Producer: Bellamkonda Suresh
Director: Puri Jagannadh
Released Date: May 27, 2010
Watched at : Ganesh 70mm,Shamshabad
 Review: 6/10
Gangaram is an orphan who dreams of becoming a police officer from  childhood days. Working in a tea café belonging to Babai (MS Narayana) in mornings, Gangaram attends night school to achieve his dream and with in no time Gangaram (Gopichand) becomes  SI of Madhapur PS. Young, dynamic and sincere Gangaram targets the Underworld Mafia and their activities in the city. With in three days of his SI appointment, Gangaram is elevated to an Encounter Specialist by DIG Bharath Nandan (Naazar).
Gangaram and his team of four cops start their ‘Golimaar’ for two Underworld gangs, first Talwar gang operating with in the city and second Khalid (Kelly Dorjee) gang operating from Malaysia. First few weeks Gangaram cleans up Talwar gang and plans to travel Kenya where Khalid is on a one day private trip. In parallel runs the love story of Pavitra (Priyamani), an event organizer with Gangaram while her mother Arundhathi (Roja) doesn’t accept their love.
Time when Gangaram is getting ready for Kenya, Police raid the house and prove his illegal contacts with Mafia and their extortion. Gangaram finds it very soon that he was trapped in the plan of Khalid and DIG Bharathnandan who used him as a tool to clean their Mafia opponent Talwar. An admanat Gangaram escapes from police and re-establishes himself as Gangu Bhai, the Mafia Don. How powerful would be the story when a strict police officer becomes an Underworld King is all the remaining part of Golimaar.
Plus & Minus:
The director has come up with a routine tale of violence and both the presentation and narrative were okay. The script was regular, the screenplay was not that engaging. Background score was good, one song was worthy. Cinematography was standard, not good nor bad either. Editing was crisp. Costumes were alright and art department was impressive. Gopichan did his bit as required and made his presence felt, Priyamani was voluptuous and gave the visual feast wherever required. Kelly Dorjee was classy, Nasser was natural, Mukhthar Khan was okay, Ali was not used to the fullest, Jeeva was brief.
New words like ‘Shantesthunnaadu, Dhumki Dena Padatha Hai and few more Tamil words’ gave a new feel. The way Puri used prostitutes in catching the Mafia members, the way hero uses SMS trick to get saved from encounter shows Puri worked out on new things..

The fact that this story is inspired by an encounter specialist Daya Nayak makes it all the more interesting.The film is a commercial entertainer.,In single sentence, Puri Jagannath struggling for a hit can now get relaxed.

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Mahesh babu son

Mahesh babu son

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mohanbabu's family

vinnu she is vishnu(hero) wife
laxmi wit tapssi
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sky diving in AUS
wit Kamal n Devi
wit her make up n stylist

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surya upcomming movie witout water marks

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Komaram Puli Story Leaked?? (With story)

pulli leaked climax

don know whether its true r not but expected to B true

Leaked Story
Komaram Puli is an revenge taking or payback movie. Its is starred by Pavan Kalyan. PK is a commando born in a family which is haunted by goons since his father’s time. Manoj Bhajpai is the villian with a huge network. He runs international mafia Network.
Flashback: Pavan Kalyans father is Bhanu chander. He was killed during pavan kalyans birth by the villians. They try to kill his mother too. His mother who is a 9 months pregnant escapes from the villains eyes. She goes and hides inside a well. Then there was a huge rain and the well begins to get filled with water. She delivers the child inside the water (this scene is copied from Apocalypto Movie). During Pavan Kalyans birth a tiger roars and the screen play team shows pavan kalyan crying with a tigers voice..Hence he is named as Puli (Tiger). By the way his surname is Komaram. So he is Komaram Puli.
Now back to the basics…i mean original story.
Komaram Puli grows up and becomes a commando. Then there are few romantic scenes between Hero Pawan and heroine Nikisha patel. Pawan Kalyan marries nikesha patel who is also a cop. There was a small quarell and just before climax… manoj bajpai’s men kill nikesha in her house.
Komaran Puli (కొమ్రం పులి) returns to home and sees his..

wife’s throat being cut and lying in house dead. He thinks he had to do something to the nation to prevent further any such incidents happening to the people around. కొమ్రం పులి ows to destroy manoj bajpai’s network in climax.

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20 things common to all Engineering Colleges

1) The lecturers don’t teach. The students don’t study. The only guy who
benefits is the one who owns the ‘dhaba’ next to the college.
2) Rules are made to be broken.
3) Promises are made to be broken.
4) Deadlines are made to be extended…ALWAYS!
5) Guys always think the chics in the college next lane are more beautiful.
6) The geeks are the most pampered lot during the internal exams.
7) The lab assistants are the most respected people(during the lab exams i.e.)

8) The watchmen are the people most bribed.
9) The HOD is the person most respected (heights of sycophancy here).
10) The principal is the person most abused and insulted(behind the back i.e.)
11) Dropping subjects is ‘cool’. (arre yaar… drop the idea of dropping subjects plz).
12) There is always a lecturer in the college who can’t speak proper ‘English’.
13) Night-out is the second most important tool to ace the exams.
14) The most important tool… the bhramastra… is the ‘chit’ in which the
words can be understood only by the person who wrote them(in most of the cases i.e.)
15) The freshers are the most sought after… be it in the canteen, the ‘free’
periods or for completing the records, assignments.
16) The second-years are the ones with the ‘I am the don-of-the-college’ feeling.
17) The third years are the ones with the ’so-many-backlogs’ feeling and the poor
souls get down to studying after bossing around in the college for so
long. But the fun still continues.
18) The fourth years have no connection with the college whatsoever…with
no interest in ragging, pulling each others’ legs, the b’day parties, the b’day
bumps et al which they enjoyed so much till now. All they want is a good
placement and a ‘1st-class’ tag attached to their memo.
19) The first three years are spent in cursing the college, the people there, the system et al.
20) But towards the end of the fourth year ,people tend to feel nostalgic
about the pure unadulterated fun they have had for 4 years. Now the very
system they disliked, the very canteen they cursed, the time that they spent
there, the b’day bumps they suffered… all these seem like heaven to them.

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hai these r rams photos wen he was kid

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tolly T20 uniform

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