istart.webssearches.com

I think I will get on people’s nerves with these random browser hijackers posts, but you know when you get to know them, it suddenly gets funny. I mean, a few months ago I wrote about Nation Zoom, hoping that if we’re lucky, we’re seeing the last of this bunch. Alas, if you guys get redirected to istart.webssearches.com, then I’ve got some bad news to you – you’ve got hit by a browser hijacker. I know it looks like a nice and sleek search engine, but believe me – if you don’t remove istart.webssearches.com on time, you’re in for a big trouble.

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Those of you who have encountered things like Nation Zoom or Aartemis before will probably ask: is this the same crap? Yep, unfortunately, istart.webssearches.com is from the same group as all the previous infections from Qvo6 family. However, there’s one stark difference. This new browser hijacker comes with a Control Panel ENTRY. Can you imagine that? I mean, when you open a list of installed programs on Control Panel, Webssearches is there, or “Webssearches uninstaller” more likely. It kind of gives you an impression that you can remove istart.webssearches.com on your own, even if afterwards you need to restore browser settings and what not. Continue reading

3D Printing

The other day I got a message from an overtly excited friend of mine, who was like: “Can you imagine?! HP’s gonna release 3D printers for the public!” I responded with an equally excited message (Yay!), but to be honest, I couldn’t imagine. The point of 3D printing still escapes my mind, or maybe it’s just the term itself that makes my mind boggle. 3D. Printing. As far as I understand, these “printers” are machines that allow you to create basically anything you want, it’s like sculpting only automatic, right? However, while I’m still baffled about the concept there are people who are not so sure about the advantages of 3D printing.

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One of these people is Anthony Zurcher, an Editor at Echo Chambers. In his article on BBC, he says that although 3D printing can revolutionize the manufacturing industry in the long run, it also raises a whole lot of questions that need to be answered right away. And in this case, I think the questions are obvious – if anyone is able to use 3D printing, then how can we be sure that it will not be used for dangerous purposes? I mean, the industry is still in its “nascent form” as it has been mentioned in the article, so no one can print out guns or anything (wow, does that sound bizarre or what?), but we can never know what to expect in the future, when 3D printing evolves.

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