Adobe screws up big time with release of Adobe CS2 for free

Adobe shuts down the activation servers of Adobe CS2. They releases the Adobe creative suite (Adobe CS2) for free for all their licensed users of the software. But, the software starts getting downloaded by anyone and everyone. They backtrack and remove the download links.Now this has taken the shape of a PR headache for the company. Will they be able to overcome this debacle? Download Adobe Creative Suite 2, Including Photoshop and Illustrator, for Free.

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Watch out for privacy violations: You are being tracked by your fovourite websites

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the seriesonline privacy

All your favorite internet destinations that you visit on a daily basis track your personal data. They track your every move while you are online. The NY Times, The WSJ, The Financial Times and the Reuters are listed here with screenshots of their trackers…

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Email Security – Was my Yahoo mail hacked?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the seriesemail security

I received an email today from a friend whom I don’t know. Well, it was not a friend, but my own yahoo email id, and yes, I do not know myself so well. The security of My Yahoo mail ID was compromised and it was hacked and used for sending out Spam Mail. How to choose secure password. How to secure your email ID.

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Changes in Google’s Privacy Policy – why so much hue and cry

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the seriesonline privacy

Starting the March 01, 2011, Google’s privacy policy for all its products for free users have been clubbed to make a single privacy document. Google’s take on this is that, they wanted to make the privacy policy statement and document easier for the customers and more simplistic.

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