Free Microsoft Office For Students & Teachers – Superfish – Crap App Of The Week

Microsoft have announced that Office 365 will be free for students and teachers with an eligible school email address. This will give them the full Office 365 experience. Once signed up for Office 365 you get: The latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access and Publisher installed on up to five PCs or Macs and up to five mobile devices like iPad, Android and Windows tablets. 1TB of storage on OneDrive you can use to store and share all your documents across all your devices. Follow this Microsoft link to sign up Lenovo & Superfish For details on this : Click here Crap App Of The Week iBeer – for those that want a beer but not want to drink a beer  Puts a virtual beer on the screen that you can “drink” by tipping your phone toward your mouth. You can buy additional types of beer if you… Read More

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The Superfish Problem

The software Superfish has been discovered on certain Lenovo computers which is a security flaw that could let hackers impersonate shopping, banking and other websites and steal users credit card numbers and other personal data. Lenovo has apologised for pre-loading the computers with Superfish’s visual search software, which captures images that users view online, such as a sofa or pair of shoes, and then shows them ads for similar products. Superfish which is an image recognition algorithm may not be a security risk. However the problem came about because Superfish used software from another company that can “eavesdrop” when Internet users visit secure or encrypted websites. Superfish replaced the encryption code on websites with its own easily-hacked code, according to several researchers. The Department of Homeland Security issued a notice saying Lenovo customers should remove Superfish software because of the hacking dangers. So how do you know if you have Superfish:Click here If you have… Read More

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