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Minor update for Messenger Plus! Live: 4.83

All the noise around Windows 7—and a new build of Messenger Plus! is released.  What’s new?  The most important changes: Improved network hooking mechanism. For some people, this will improve how Messenger Plus! catches various network events (used for notifications, the event viewer, …). For other people, this will solve

Invite AOL, Google and Hyves contacts to Windows Live

From now on, you can also invite your friends on AOL, Google and Hyves to Windows Live. You choose whether to import your complete address book at once or only selected contacts. To use this service, click on “Add people” in your Windows Live Profile or on your Windows Live

100 phishers charged in largest cybercrime case

After investigating 53 people in the United Status and 47 more people worldwide for 2 years, the FBI has charged them in a large phishing case in the U.S. and Egypt.  According to the FBI, the U.S.-Egypt phishing operation collected personal information from thousands of victims and used that information

This Week’s Thoughts: Hidden data

Many people send texts, spreadsheets, photos and videos—while not knowing that they contain much information that other people can discover with ease and that might be indiscreet. Who has collaborated on the text? How often has it been revised? What camera and aperture has been used to take the photo?

Upcoming project releases at mynetx Creations

I thought it was about time to let you know what I am currently working on. While you can find the complete list at the Projects page, here is a summary of the most interesting bits. MPLCode A Messenger Plus! script for sending/receiving programming codes formatted instead of plain-text. WLMStatus

Cloud computing and the environment

Being environmentally friendly, also known as “going green,” is very common, with more people getting the idea to save energy and resources. This might include shutting your computer down at nights vs. just using its stand-by mode; it might also include switching off devices when you don’t need them; but