Friday, November 13, 2009

Caffeine Will Roll Out After Christmas Holidays

As many of us know that Google Caffeine's developers preview is retired and Google is working to live the Caffeine update on multiple data centers. As Matt Cutts has written a post about Caffeine implementation on multiple data centers and it indicates that Caffeine will be live on multiple data centers after Christmas holidays ie not before January. You can read the full post and the discussions on following address:

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Google Caffeine is Ready to Live Soon

Today Google is again a big news in software industry (specially in search engine industry) as they have closed the developers review of their new generation search architecture known as Caffeine.

As all we know that from last several months a large of Google Engineers was working to develop the next generation architecture of Google’s web search. In the month of august Google has announced its caffeine update and made it public for the developers review.

Today afternoon Google retired its caffeine review and given an official statement as below:-

"Based on the success we've seen, we believe Caffeine is ready for a larger audience. Soon we will activate Caffeine more widely, beginning with one data center. This sandbox is no longer necessary and has been retired, but we appreciate the testing and positive input that webmasters and publishers have given.

So now it is clear that Google Caffeine is going to live with all the changes with it. If you monitored your site ranking in Caffeine ( you may except your caffeine result will appear soon in Google SERP’s. So don’t worry your site rankings may be changed for a while – that’s the signal of Caffeine is coming .

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Twitter Hacked by Denial of Service Attack

According to the Associated Press, Twitter reported in its blog that the company is currently busy staving off a denial-of-service attack that was launched Thursday by an unknown group of hackers.

A denial-of-service (DoS) attack is a method where hackers commandeer computers and flood the targeted Web site with communication requests, forcing it shut down and reset. While a DoS attack is underway, the Web site either becomes unavailable to legitimate users or responds so slowly that the Web site times out and becomes unusable.

CNet reports that Twitter began suffering problems around 6 A.M PDT.

“We are determining the cause and will provide an update shortly,” the company posted at 6:43 A.M PDT on their blog.

Around 7:49 A.M, Twitter updated users on the microblog’s status, saying that they were “defending against a denial-of-service attack and will update status again shortly.”

AlertSite, a firm that monitors Web site performance, had only 40 percent availability at 8:00 A.M, but was still widely inaccessible to most users.

According to the Los Angeles Times, at 9:47 A.M PDT, Twitters updated their status with a notice that read, “As we recover, users will experience some longer load times and slowness. This includes timeouts to API clients. We’re working to get back to 100% as quickly as we can.”

Currently, the top trending topics on Twitter include “DoS” and “Denial-of-Service”.

Twitter is a famous social networking services available on the Internet and have millions of registered users, including Hollywood celebrities, famous business mans, politicians etc.

Another popular social networking site, Facebook, was also the victim of a similar attack this morning.

Earlier this week, the popular blog network Gawker Media was targeted by a DoS attack that was able to knock it off the Internet for a brief period of time..

According to PC Pro, the motive behind the attacks on Twitter, Facebook and Gawker are unknown.

“The question on my mind is - why would someone want to attack Twitter?” asks Graham Cluley, the senior technology consultant at Sophos, a company that specializes in network security, to PC Pro.

“I can’t imagine it’s a commercial competitor of theirs, but it could be someone with a financial motivation (blackmail?) or a teenager in a back bedroom with access to an awfully large botnet.”

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Saturday, January 31, 2009

All Google Search Results are Virus Infected

Snap Shot for Google Result on Keyword Microsoft

Today before few minutes I was searching on Google and seen that all the sites on SERP are infected by virus and the message "This site may harm your computer" was displayed.
Is this was an error in Google or some loop holes in Google algorithms. Your comments are required.