Server returned error “SSL error: self signed certificate”

So you’re getting a security error when picking up other email accounts in Gmail like this: Server returned error “SSL error: self signed certificate” What does this point to? Well it seems that on 12th December 2012, Google decided to update the way they fetch external emails within Gmail and now insist on the server Continue reading

XXX domain owners to launch search engine for porn

ICM Registry, the guys behind the new .xxx porn domains have revealed they are to create a search engine exclusively for porn. It is due to launch tomorrow. This could be a step towards isolating pornographic content from the casual surfer, although the cynic in me thinks it may be more likely to be an Continue reading

Stuxnet worm sabotages industrial installations

The Stuxnet worm is the first known malicious software designed to destroy or sabotage factories, power plants, refineries or other industrial installations. We are used to Trojans and viruses roaming the internet harming computers and causing financial damage, but Stuxnet really is in a league of its own. The worm targets closed and highly secure Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim has won the coveted top prize for ‘Game of the year’ at the Spike Video Game Awards in Los Angeles, California. It was only released on November 11, 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 so it has really performed beyond the developers’ expectations. The Elder Scrolls V: Continue reading

Google goes SSL

Yesterday, Google announced they are making Google for signed in users SSL only. This means that if you are signed into Google’s system (eg Gmail) and go to Google.com, the page will default to https rather than the usual http. 

Free Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign, Acrobat, Audition, GoLive

Do you want a free licensed version of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign, Acrobat, Audition, GoLive, Acrobat, InCopy, or Elements? Well Adobe have done a very strange thing and put direct download links to the CS2 versions of this excellent software online WITH the activation serial key. Why would they do that I hear you Continue reading

Clickbank dormant account charges

If you’re searching for clickbank dormant account charges then you probably found out already that something’s up. I looked in on my account to see a strange debiting going on in my Clickbank account every 2 weeks. Turns out, this is Clickbank’s dark secret….  Clickbank dormant account charges explained What they do is allow you Continue reading

New version of AnyDVD released

There’s a new version of AnyDVD that has just been released. Here the list of fixes and improvements: 7.1.5.0 2013 02 11 – New (DVD): Support for new discs – New (Blu-ray): Support for new discs – Fix (Blu-ray): Incorrect region code detection with some discs – Some minor fixes and improvements The update is Continue reading

How to force a line break in WordPress

Many bloggers are complaining that they can’t see how to force a line break in WordPress.  It has been a problem right from its inception to the current iteration (3.4.1 as I write). The problem stems from the way that WordPress’s inbuilt editor – TinyMCE – handles spaces and returns. Adding break and paragraph tags Continue reading

Royal Wedding viruses hit users

With the royal wedding in full swing here inthe UK, many internet users are searching the latest news, gossip and videos for information.  Unfortunately, we have seen a lot of PCs passing through our repair departments riddled with spyware, viruses and Trojans caused by downloading software that comes from dubious sources. Royal wedding hoax alerts Continue reading