Wednesday, September 29, 2010

‘Bom Sabado’ Worm Crashes ORKUT

Looks like social networking sites have become soft targets to the hackers. Have you heard the word "Bom Sabado". It means “Good Saturday" in Portuguese, which is the also the official language of Brazil and known to very few percentage of people in the world till last week. But now everyone would have known this not as a word, but as a dreadful worm virus which crashes Google’s Orkut service. It is a cross-site scripting attack which caused orkut flooded with "Bom Sabado" scraps. How it works? Basically it is a JavaScript based worm that spreads itself through Orkut scraps. This worm is an auto generated message which might look like just another scrap from your buddy. The scrap actually embeds a malicious JavaScript code which infects the profile of the person as soon as he opens the scrap page. Soon after this, the code is executed and it will make the user join bot communities automatically. The worm then starts posting similar scraps to the user's friends using his name, thereby spreading it. The worm also steals browser cookies.

Incase if you were affected by this, make sure you clear all your browser cookies and your Orkut password and security question has been changed. It is advisable not to visit any Orkut profile till this script is blocked. Recently, Twitter faced an attack by hackers after a security flaw was unearthed by a user. Soon after, Facebook faced its worst downtime in four years and now its Orkut's turn to be under attack. That is why I mentioned social networking sites as soft target. However they have taken effective steps to solve this issue as soon as possible.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


As per the statistics, each year drug abuse results in around 40 million serious illnesses or injuries among people in the United States. The sad part is more than 500,000 are between the age of 9 and 12. It has become a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family. Though many people know the bad effects of alcohol such as cancer, birth defects, liver and brain damage, still they consume it considering it as a thing that enhances their status in the society. For most adults, moderate alcohol use is not harmful. But the problem arises when this alcohol consumption becomes alcohol addiction. Nearly 70% of the people in US being addicted to drugs are in need of rehabilitation and that’s the reason for the existence of thousands of drug rehab centers throughout the United States. It is a best option to help those suffering from drugs or alcohol addiction and if someone wishes to move toward a forever recovery from addiction, drug rehab is the best place of support. In case of women, they need to seek professional help from local Drug Rehab as insecurity feeling, low self-confidence, and lack of determination level are some of the main factors that force them to this unhealthy habit. Though the treatment is available to everyone, the treatment process would vary depending on the requirement and addiction level of a patient.

Still some people don’t have proper awareness about the treatment and they consider alcoholism as an incurable disease or it is something that cannot be overcome at any cost. They told it as a droopy form of therapy saying that the probability of recovery is very low and even by chance if they recovered, relapse is part of recovery and they will probably have slipped ups on their way. But this is not true and to sustain it, the result of detailed survey states that thousands of people have overcome their addiction to alcohol and never had a relapse since. So the person who really loves for a forever recovery from these addictions, make your mind towards the effective treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction. An effective alcohol rehabilitation center will not only help a person overcome their addiction medically but also physically, mentally, and emotionally. Begin the journey towards a new beginning without your life being held to ransom by alcohol.

Monday, September 27, 2010


A great league, Airtel Champions League has come to an end with a wonderful closing ceremony. This huge tournament starts on 10th Sep 2010 and lasted for 17days with huge crowd, fun and entertainment. It has been a great show in terms of boundaries, wickets, thrills and of course super over too. The champion teams from India, South Africa, Australia, West Indies and New Zealand with a total of 10teams had played and finally Chennai Super Kings sealed the Champions League Twenty20 winners with their eight-wicket victory over Warriors in the grand finale in Johannesburg. It is the first team from India to bag this title.

In the most expected final match, Warriors won the toss and had got off to a violent start with bat. It was a reverse sweep by Davy Jacobs that changed the entire complexion of the game. After his wicket, the game came into the Chennai’s control with tremendous bowling performance from R Ashwin, Muttiah Muralitharan and L Balaji. They restricted the Warriors to 128, which was never going to be tough to chase. M Vijay and Michael Hussey played both pace and spin very well providing a steady and solid start with assured knocks shutting warriors out of the contest. When Vijay and Suresh Raina fell in quick succession, Dhoni did his job well. CSK were richer by USD 2.5 millions for winning the second edition of the tournament, their second crown in five months after their IPL triumph in April. Warriors received USD 1.3 million for finishing runners-up. It was a real emotional moment as this was their last match playing as a unit as they may lose some players in the auctions. Dhoni thanked the whole crowd, their coach Stephen Fleming, Hayden, Muralitharan and Hussey for constantly helping the youngsters.

Murali Vijay is the Man of the Match for scoring 58 runs off 53 balls. Ravichandran Ashwin is the Man of the Series for taking 13 wickets in the competition. Vijay wins the golden bat for becoming the highest run scorer in the competition. Ashwin wins the Golden wickets for being the highest wicket taker in the competition. The Super Kings are now the Emperors of the T20 world. This tournament has produced some entertaining cricket, Chennai were clinical right throughout and it's been a joy covering this.

Saturday, September 25, 2010


The world of gambling over the Internet is among the rapidly increasing industries. Online gambling is one of the fastest growing segments of e-commerce in the US. Many types of casino and slot bonuses are available at Best online gambling sites. They always provide fun and excellent entertainment and that's why the interest of gamblers in online casinos and slots is constantly increasing and so is the number of casinos on the web. If you are newbie, initially you can browse through some online casino reviews because while evaluating online casinos, review writers take several criteria into account. Therefore you can find a lot of useful information such as games features, bonus options, payment methods, software etc. Since internet is spread all over the world, some fake sites are also prevailing and vital task is to find out the genuine site which provides best online gaming service. So dont get too much excitement once you have gone through online gambling reviews. Firstly you have to log on to a site which will provide you information on top casinos and tips. There are some features you should verify before getting into a web site and loading your credit card information. The site must be licensed and must have tested by government regulatory agencies. It should also assure the privacy, security and safety with the individual’s use. It should be more transparent displaying the location of the company and assurances of honesty are backed up with independent audits of the technology used. Usually successful gambling websites always look great with high-quality design and offers low barrier with entry free option or require only a small upfront payment.

Thursday, September 23, 2010


Hope you all are aware of Hacking. It is the process of achieving access to a computer or computer network without legal authorization .It has been tried by people of all ages, but in particular teenagers and young adults are more interested in it. i dont need ro say about the famous social networking website, Facebook with more than 500 million active users. Have you ever wanted to gain access to someone else's facebook account? Well here i have mentioned some ways to hack a facebook password.

Facebook phishing is the most common method. In this method, spoofed page (fake facebook login page) is used so that user gets fool and enter his login id and password. This process requires specialized knowledge and high level skills but can be done by anyone following the step by step instructions. The easy way of hacking id of facebook is by Keylogging with the help of software called Keylogger. Person who knows the computer basics can handle this method. Social Engineering is nothing but the method of receiving password through their answers of security questions. You can also use some links asking questions about his personal information and password. Hackers also use Primary email address hack method where they first hacks your primary email address on yahoo or gmail and then use forgot password technique to get the facebook password. When the hacker asks for password by clicking forgot password button, an email containing password is sent to your primary email address which is already hacked by the user.
This article is just to give information about the threats on facebook to create awareness among the users. It is advisable to change your password time to time. It is an offence if hackers steal private information or changes some financial or personal data. All the types of unauthorized access can lead the hacker towards the prison for 20 years. 

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


The holiday cards are usually given on special occasions to the people who hold a special place in their heart. So everyone will just look for the best cards with some extraordinary attractive design works in it. Now you can find huge collections of holiday cards in online with your favorites and you can take your own time to choose yours.  You can choose the card type like flat or folded or vertical and similarly you can the size you prefer. Incase if you expect something beyond the availability, they also give you an option of designing the holiday cards by yourself and you can customize your own card with easy design tools offered by them. Also they take bulk order from you deliver it as per the request. The price range seems to be so less and it varies as per the numbers and card types. Just think of a card designed by you with all your creativity dumped in it to surprise your friends and dear one. I know, you started think of how amazing that moment would be. Then what you are still waiting for? Start you search and give surprise your friend.


My close friend used to face some embarrassing moments whenever she goes for the parties, as most of the people would make fun of her yellow teeth. She tried almost every product to come out of this, but all in vain. As per the physician’s advice, she makes her mind to use crest whitestrips supreme, which is a product that can be used by placing a plastic strip directly onto to the teeth. Initially she had some irritation in gums and even white spots on the teeth but vanished after sometime. She felt some changes after 2 days and a few days later, she started getting compliments from all those who made fun earlier. The crest supreme professional whitestrips found to be more effective for yellow teeth. As far as price is concerned, it is comparably lesser than physician the fee for whitening the teeth. The only problem is it will be sensitive to cold and hot water for two days initially. Since the active ingredient in it is hydrogen peroxide, it is not recommended for children under 12. I feel it is the best among all teeth whitening products.


Sunday, September 19, 2010


Those who love travelling, Alaska would be an unforgettable place giving unmemorable fun and adventurous experience. Alaska has always been a destination for a perfect vacation for all the travelers as it offers all kind of sport, fun and attraction. Glaciers and the mountains should be your first step in your Alaska journey if you want to explore the beauty of this amazing place. Is there anyone who dislikes the glaciers and its beauty? I am sure no one would and to sustain it, thousands of tourists are visiting Alaska each year only to observe the coastal glaciers, part of the Kenai Fjords National Park. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge gives stunning views and experience, especially if you want to see the legendary Alaska Mountains and to enjoy the Arctic coast.
Denali State Park is a place famous for winter sports. If you visit Alaska during October or November, don’t miss hiking on the Mount McKinley. It is so adventurous. You can also find the Yukon River which is more than 1000 miles long with fascinating history. If is the first time and not aware of anything there, don’t worry as The National Park Service is providing different explore tours. The 11–day Best of Alaska package is known as the best, for it is offering visiting cities, traveling by land and sea and adventurous activities in the wildlife parks.
Alaskan cruises are more popular when it comes to an exploring journey. The cruise ships start from Vancouver and Seattle. Every year, the cruise liners are showing the stunning nature of Alaska during May to September. In the month of June and July, you can enjoy viewing the Orcas – one of the most famous Alaskan types of whales. Gulf of Alaska Cruise is more prominent of all cruises. It is also known as Glacier Route Cruise and it follows the most beautiful Alaskan glaciers.

Friday, September 17, 2010


Relationships are not just sharing their interests between the people. It is something beyond sharing and is important to respect each other’s basic values. If one wants to get to know about someone, the best way is by asking open-ended questions and actively listening to their responses. Make sure that those sweet conversations are made in a romantic place which brings happiness and tender feelings to both. In case if you are a girl/woman, its best to find a restaurant as you would have known ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’.. If the date is with someone you don't know already, the best dating advice would be to choose the perfect spot to get to know someone makes all the difference.  Being in a long-term relationship isn't so easy. Both people need to communicate to prevent squabbles over money problems, parenting issues and many more. Certain problems seem to be common among many couples, so those areas are the good places to start when trying to work through the issues. An unhappy relationship can be the result of one or many deeper issues. So find a right place to start discussing to be free from all worries, misunderstandings and everything and lead a happy life.  Life is short, make it smart.

Thursday, September 16, 2010


This is the world where you cannot predict what going to happen next. You may have to face serious consequences and even may get arrested for any crime you did or unfortunately may face jail punishment for something which you have not done in real. Once it happens, you yourselves or your relatives should go for criminal lawyers to proceed further.  Choosing the best criminal defense lawyers is always a difficult task. If you are a resident of Santa Clarita Valley, you need the Santa Clarita Criminal Lawyer, who understands the challenges you face, takes the time to carefully evaluate your individual situation, and determines the most effective strategies for you. With more than fifty years of experience, they deal with major areas like DUI defense, drug crimes, sex crimes, murder, domestic violence, juvenile crimes and many more. Some people may have confusion as they are not aware of which lawyer has to be met for a specific case. Since this is the place which deals with almost all cases, it helps to avoid such confusions. Their success rate is nice which assures you for definite success with 24/7 support for all the clients. So whenever you get into such tough situation, make your mind towards Santa Clarita Criminal attorney for better result.


As a rule, it is supposed not to give your credit card to anyone to protect your earnings, but is advisable to give your business card to progress your earnings irrespective of the business nature. Like any other professional, someone who is into real estate business also needs business card, especially the real estate agents or brokers. After a fine search I found a special site offering various colorful business cards and post cards collections with the price starting from $2.99 for a certain number of cards. The price variation of realtor business card depends on the quantity and type such as single-sided, double-sided business cards. Like other companies there are no hidden costs or outrageous shipping charges available here and are completely free from terms such as slow delivery, poor customer service etc. Lots of default designs are available and in case if you are not satisfied with it, you can make order for your own customized design also. If the product’s quality doesn’t meet your expectations, you can get your money back. For more details and concerns kindly click the above link.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Hi friends. Everyday, I almost use to spend half of the day with my laptop and I was terribly shocked to hear the report published by the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine. According to the report, too much use of computer notebooks could lead to physical ailments such as muscle soreness in the back and the shoulders, headaches and even carpal tunnel syndrome. In particular laptops were mentioned as being more likely to result in long term physical pain, because of their unified physical construction and design that offer few options of use. As we are supposed to look down into the screen and due to the hunched back posture, we are facing spinal problem and even the eyes are getting affected. Due to awkward placement during typing of small, even cramped keyboards, nerve damage to the wrists that occurs. It happens for the people of all the ages and in particular the business working people and the students. It cannot be avoided, but still can adopt some preventive measures such as Proper seating posture, using large monitor while at your desk, taking breaks every 20 minutes to change position and to stretch muscles and finally drinking plenty of water with the addition of some natural fruits and vegetables with your daily food items.

Friday, September 10, 2010


Everyone would be aware of the saying ‘East or west, home is best’. That’s why most of the people invest their whole life earnings in buying home. What they might not be thinking is about the backup in case if their hard earned home is taken away in a flash at any circumstances. If it happens, the affected person would be mentally deppressed losing his job, family and almost his life. I am here to say not to worry about it hereafter as mortage protection plan is here to save you. You may ask how does mortgage protection help. Mortgage protection insurance simply protects you against loss and is similar to your motor vehicle insurance or any other. It is a type of insurance, helps you to keep up with your mortgage payments when you lose your main source of income. Lot of cover plans is available and you can choose the best that suits you. It pays your mortgage payments every month, usually for a period of up to 12 months from the date you start using it. Make sure you that have chosen the right plan that gives security to your home and family forever. In case of any concerns and queries, please be free to click the link given above.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


Fashion is a term you can often hear wherever you go and is spread worldwide. Usually it refers to style especially costume or clothing style and nowadays, the people of all ages are being updated in it. Even your child would like to dress up like one of their favorite characters. If you are struggling to get the latest fashionable dresses, Halloween costumes is the best place that fulfills all your expectations. It offers huge collections for infant, boys, girls, teens, and adults including plus sizes. If you want to attend a party with your pair and wants everyone’s attraction towards you, then choose unique adult halloween costumes. Go online and you can find ton of these costumes happen to exist, so make sure you look for details that will really make your couples shine with your costumes. Here, if you don’t have any idea of wearing the old costume, don’t throw it off as it may go for better price in auction.

Usually girls tend to be more bounded towards costumes and they should be capable of what’s hot and what’s not. If you are a female, then sexy halloween costumes should have hit you already as that will have you looking your sexiest. In general, women like being able to dress up and live in a fantasy world and I would like to inform them that Halloween is around the corner; it’s time for you to search for great costume ideas. Few of my sexy friends already picked out their costumes and they are tempting me to pick one out too. So it’s time not only for me, but for you too to rush towards Halloween costumes.


Money is the only piece of paper which we can never find in any dustbins, around the world. To make something possible, money is much needed in this world and so every single person around the world will definitely think about earning more money at least once in a day. That’s why people moving towards share markets, casinos, gambling, business, etc and to play slots online, a person only needs a bit of experience about the internet and computers. It is very easy to sign up to the internet and find websites offering online games. These types of games provide great payout that someone can be lucky to win as it can often double or triple or even quadruple the amount. As far as payout percentage is concerned, Slot machines are programmed to pay out as winnings 82% to 98% of the money that is staked by players.

Crazy Slots offers big money tournaments with free initial entry offering bonus cash too. It is the place you can find many different themes covering from medieval to ancient Egyptian to pirates and its software looks amazing. It also provides multi player action in the form of slots tournaments with low entry costs and very large prize amounts. Just go through the crazy slots review and gain ideas to win the maximum number of prize amounts. Also you can look for Go Casino, which has the largest welcome bonus on the internet. This would be a fantastic place for gamblers as it offers slots, table and card games as well as specialty games with more than 100 games to enjoy. Click Go Casino review to find the detailed reviews about it. In gambling, the basic rule is when a player has an effective betting strategy in place, they can beat the game and have a better chance of winning.

Monday, September 6, 2010


Once you make up your mind for abroad tour or travelling abroad for business visit, you need to find a perfect place to settle down there. Nowadays the hotel booking process has become so simple through online hotel reservation facility. Lot of hotel reservation websites are available in online and you can choose your desired hotel just by few clicks sitting comfortably in your own home itself. You can also view the pictures of rooms through online which help to decide which room you would like to stay. There is a chart available to compare prices and facilities provided which helps you do your research and find cheap hotels in your budget and in the right location saving your time and money. Lot of hotels has built their own website to have direct interaction with the customers and is always advisable to book hotel reservations online with a reputable website. Ensure that the hotel reservation website offers some sort of money back guarantee in case if something goes wrong. The lists of hotels are neatly classified on the basis of location and please click hotels in Amsterdam in case if you are visiting Amsterdam. Choose the best hotel and make your foreign trip as memorable one.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

CRICKET – Still a Gentlemen Game?

Cricket – a game considered to be a religion among the people from Asian countries. It is the only sport that brings abundant economy to the country every time especially in African and Asian countries, though once it was said as English men game. But now lot of dirt emerging from it in the form of match fixing and the shocking news is the young talents being involved in it just for money. The recent spot-fixing scam involving Asif, Aameer, Butt brings the question about the gentility of game. Initially seven pakistan players were said to be involved in match fixing against Australia and as of now only the action has been taken against the players involving this dirty activity against England. The three cricketers (Asif, Aameer, Butt) became the first players to be suspended under new ICC rules intended to protect the integrity of the game. ICC chief executive, Lorgat said “We will not tolerate corruption in cricket - simple as that. We must be decisive with such matters and if proven, these offences carry serious penalties up to a life ban. The ICC will do everything possible to keep such conduct out of the game and we will stop at nothing to protect the sport’s integrity.” The anti-corruption unit was set up in 2001, in response to the Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal, as a means of establishing and publicizing very specific anti-corruption and security measures for players, support staff and administrators and the players will be enquired by this team.

The money is believed to have been part of 150,000 pounds handed over by an undercover reporter to the alleged fixer Mazhar Majeed. The cash, given to Majeed for fixing three no-balls of the Lord's Test between Pakistan and Engalnd, is understood to have been secretly marked so that it could be later identified by police. Early indications suggest the money found in possession of Butt originated from the sting. There are good reasons to believe this was the case. Master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar expressed that ICC should take action against guilty players. He also added that if the allegations are true, they will certainly bring disrepute to the game. As latest information, Salman Butt, Mohammed Aamir and Mohammed Asif have told the investigators that they took money from alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed but denied any wrongdoing. Let’s wait and watch what’s more happened and who else involved in it. However it hurt millions of hearts of cricket freaks.

Thursday, September 2, 2010


Can anyone say that they don’t have clock in their home? Definitely they cannot. Everyone is aware of its importance. Time is precious than any other thing as once it is lost, it is lost forever. But many might not have heard about grandfather clock in this generation. It is considered to be more precious and it has been an honor to have it in our home. The varieties of clocks with unique styles are surplus in market. Among those, the most exciting would be mechanical grandfather clocks with internal mechanical movement adjusting the time everyday based on the US atomic time clock and receiving its signal. Also there are some cherishing non-mechanical quart driven atomic clocks in the nicest of solid wood cases like mahogany, oak clocks, solid cherry wood clocks etc. are available in the marketplace. Somehow low quality makers have began to appear in the marketplace nowadays designing the same quartz driven non-mechanical atomic movements and clocks cases. But you can easily differentiate it, as they would not be very impressive and made of poor quality woods. So always make the best looking clocks which serves best.