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Methods to delete Web-start.org from computer and browser

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There are many types of advertising programs. Some of them are completely harmless and are just trying to tell users about the benefits of a product. Some are specific to a particular company or a web site, and are trying to get you to visit a specified website (for example, online casino, brokerage site, and so on). Today we will ... Read More »

What is All-czech browser hijacker and how to remove it

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Recently, we received a lot of complaints about the browser hijacker, called All-czech.com/search. This program gets into user’s browser using various tricks, and we’ll tell you about them, as well as how it works and how to remove it. How All-czech.com/search got on my computer? As with any other browser hijacker, All-czech.com/search is very cunning and stealthy. Most often, this ... Read More »

Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

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Twitter has withdrawn a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Customs and Border Protection backed down on a demand that the social media outlet reveal details about a user account critical of the agency. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, contended that the customs agency was abusing its investigative power. The customs agency has the ability to get private user data ... Read More »

WikiLeaks: CIA used bits of Carberp Trojan code for malware deployment

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When the source code to a suspected Russian-made malware leaked online in 2013, guess who used it? A new release from WikiLeaks claims the U.S. CIA borrowed some of the code to bolster its own hacking operations. On Friday, WikiLeaks released 27 documents that allegedly detail how the CIA customized its malware for Windows systems. The CIA borrowed a few elements ... Read More »

AI player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

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DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie. The match of three games in Wuzhen, China between AlphaGo and the Chinese player comes about a year after the computer program beat by 4-1 a key player, the South Korean Lee Se-dol, in a game that is regarded as involving more complex ... Read More »

EBay folds Indian operation into local retailer Flipkart

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Facing fierce competition from Amazon.com, eBay has sold its Indian operation to local retailer Flipkart, while joining Tencent and Microsoft in investing US$1.4 billion in the Indian company. In exchange for an equity stake in Flipkart, eBay will make a $500 million cash investment in the local startup to whom it will also sell its eBay India business, the e-commerce ... Read More »

Angry Shadow Brokers release password for suspected NSA hacking tools

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Annoyed with the U.S. missile strike last week on an airfield in Syria, among other things, hacker group Shadow Brokers resurfaced on Saturday and released what they said was the password to files containing suspected National Security Agency tools they had earlier tried to sell. “Is appearing you are abandoning ‘your base’, ‘the movement’, and the peoples who getting you ... Read More »

The ZTE Quartz delivers Android Wear 2.0 and LTE for less than $200

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ZTE is trying its hand at making smartwatches for a second time with the ZTE Quartz. Quartz is the company’s first smartwatch to run on Android Wear and offer Google Assistant compatibility. The company’s first smartwatch, Axon Watch, launched back in 2015 but only in Chinese markets.  Quartz has a 1.4 inch AMOLED Gorilla Glass display and a built-in speaker ... Read More »