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  • Vodafone HTC Magic bundled with Mariposa botnet??

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 10, 2010
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    I was quite surprised to read about it this morning… It seems Vodafone has been shipping some of its HTC Magic phones with a bunch of malwares. It has been detected by a customer’s anti-virus when she plugged-in her newly acquired phone to her PC. Luckily for her, she stopped at that stage and did not run the phone’s applications,

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  • It’s been a long time coming

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 9, 2010
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    I was very pleased when opening my e-mail box last night when I found out I got an e-mail from Blizzard notifying me I got into Starcraft 2 beta. It’s the first beta I am participating in and am quite happy it can be for that specific game as I used to be an avid player of the first chapter

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  • The Ubisoft Saga continues

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 8, 2010
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    A few days ago, I posted about Ubisoft’s new DRM system. Well it seems we haven’t seen the end of it yet. Some players have been complaining about Assassin’s Creed 2′s impossibility to connect to the game server and Ubisoft’s explanation was the following: “Due to exceptional demand, we are currently experiencing difficulties with the Online Service Platform. This does

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  • Valve announces Portal 2!

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 8, 2010
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    From Valve’s website: Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Left 4 Dead, Counter-Strike and Half-Life) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced Portal 2 for shipment this coming holiday season. Portal 2 is the sequel to 2007′s Portal, which won 70 industry achievement awards. For more information, please visit www.steamgames.com The first chapter was fun!

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  • Nvidia’s latest drivers: Avoid them for now.

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 8, 2010
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    If you’re using an Nvidia based video card, you’ve probably noticed their driver update version 196.75… If you were lazy or unaware of this update, good for you and KEEP THINGS THAT WAY, as it seems this new version is having some issues. It’s been reported on some forums that the update in question may have some bugs in the

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  • Ubisoft’s new DRM system cracked on release day

    By Yuri Mortenzen on March 5, 2010
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    About a month ago, I had read about Ubisoft’s plan on dropping the use of DRM (Digital Rights Management), you know, that silly “protection” that only bothers owners of genuine softwares? The company was instead planning on introducing a new Online Service Platform that would request game owners to stay connected to the internet while playing (meaning, you’d have to

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