Friday, October 26, 2007

Evil PDF Exploiting Windows-IE Flaw in the Wild

A PDF Trojan horse is spreading malware by exploiting a URL-handling vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 running Internet Explorer 7, Symantec warned customers of its DeepSight Alert Services on Oct. 23.

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Official: Selling Paid Links Can Hurt Your PageRank Or Rankings On Google

Google confirmed that PageRank scores are being lowered for some sites that sell links. In addition, Google said that some sites that are selling links may indeed end up being dropped from its search engine or have penalties attached, to prevent them from ranking well.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Death Cab, Shins, Spoon, Cure on Darfur Benefit Comp

A heap of the biggest names in the indie universe have answered Waxploitation's call to contribute tracks to the first installment of the label's Causes series. Causes 1 will feature rare and exclusive tunes from Death Cab for Cutie, the Shins, Animal Collective, Spoon, Bright Eyes, the Cure, Bloc Party, the Black Keys, Cornelius, David Sylvian

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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Google shares cross $600 threshold for first time - CNET

Some analysts say they believe stock could hit $700 in the next year as company gains foothold in new forms of Web marketing.

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Friday, October 05, 2007

Microsoft: 'Halo' first-week sales hit $300 million - CNET

Company also reports that the game's release boosted Xbox 360 sales, which it says nearly tripled.

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions

Although HR departments should be aware of questions that are illegal to ask prospective employees, some hiring managers aren't so savvy. Many illegal questions are easy for just about anyone with elementary social graces to avoid, but others might surprise you. In general, you should not ask interviewees about this stuff.

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