Software

India to ban ‘illegal’ VOIP

In the time of progess, India gets ready to take a step forward … or is it back? Citing security concerns, the Department of Telecom (DoT) now plans to bring messenger-based telephony services such as those offered by Skype, Yahoo, MSN, and Net2Phone, under the scanner.

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Beware: IE and Firefox can help steal your password!

Just when we were settling into the so called more secure versions of the two most popular browsers, Robert Chapin has stated that both Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2 are vulnerable to what he dubbed as a reverse cross-site request, or RCSR. An exploit for this flaw has already been seen on social-networking site MySpace.com when Netcraft discovered a fraudulent login page was hosted on MySpace servers.

Windows Live Search for Messenger

New on the Windows Live Messenger activities list is integration with Window Live Search. All you have to do is open a messenger window and select Search from the Activities list. A side window is opened where you can perform your search.

IE 7 pop-up security flaw

Secunia Research has found yet another flaw in Internet Explorer 7. The problem is that a website can inject content into another site’s window if the target name of the window is known. This can e.