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Thursday08 December 2022

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In the late-90s the world was shocked when a single collection of code was able to destroy a number of computers through malicious instructions. Named Chernobyl (or CIH and Spacefilter) this virus was able to overwrite data and even the BIOS on systems. It infected around 60 million computers and cuase upwards of $1 billion in damages around the world. Although there were other viruses before this nasty bug hit the scene, CIH was the start of the anti-malware commercial machine. It was not until after CIH that we really saw companies spring from the ground offering protection from future events like CIH.

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Monday, 05 May 2014 11:46

Snapchat receiving IM and videochat

Snapchat is an application for Android and iOS devices that allows users to send messages and recordings with a time duration is soon going to get a new option to send instant messages (IM) and video calls.

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