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90,000 email IDs of US military hacked

LONDON, UK: Hackers have attacked the computer network of a US military contractor and stolen 90,000 email addresses, the Telegraph reported.

A wing of hacking group Anonymous said it had broken into the systems of Booz Allen Hamilton and then posted the details on the Internet.

The daily said the hackers were "apparently only able to get encrypted versions of the email passwords". Around 53,000 of them carried the military ".mil" domain.

The hackers also wiped out four gigabytes of the Booz Allen source code in the attack they called "Military Meltdown Monday".

Infosys to hire 45,000 techies this year

MYSORE, INDIA: Infosys Ltd, India's second largest IT bellwether, is back on hiring spree and plans to increase its headcount by a whopping 45,000 during this fiscal (2011-12), a top company official said here Tuesday.

"We will be hiring about 45,000 engineers worldwide in this fiscal (FY 2012), which will be 13,000 more than we projected (32,000) in April to meet the growing demand and increase the bench strength," Infosys chief executive S. Gopalakrishnan told reporters here.

Microsoft Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution

The single Critical vulnerability in today’s batch of security updates addresses an issue in the Bluetooth stack. Your workstations’ risk to this vulnerability varies, depending on a number of factors.

Have you got invitation of Google Plus???

NEW YORK, USA: Google Tuesday unveiled its new social networking service to take on Facebook. GoogleThe Internet search engine introduced Google Plus social network for what it called 'real-life sharing.' To be available first by invitation only, Google said its social network will meet the most basic human needs to connect with others.

Microsoft to retire Office XP, Vista SP1 next week

Microsoft will retire 2001's Office XP and the first service pack for Windows Vista next week, according to the company's published schedule. Both Office XP and Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) will exit all support July 12, this month's Patch Tuesday. That date will be the last time Microsoft issues security updates for the aging suite and Vista SP1.

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