Known as W32.Gammima.AG, it is a worm that spreads through removable media such as USB drives and external hard drives, and is known to steal online gamers’ user names and passwords. Gamimma steals sensitive information for various online games, including ROHAN, R2 (Reign of Revolution), Talesweaver, Seal Online, and several games popular mainly in China, including ZhengTu and HuangYi Online, according to Symantec. The Gamimma worm was first discovered on August 27, 2008.
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- Garden by eBay
An eBay service that lets users test, review and interact with new features that eBay is developing. Formally called ” Garden by eBay” and casually referred to as “eBay garden”, the site is designed to also solicit eBay user feedback and new ideas for products and features users want to see eBay add. See Online […]
(1) When spelled Gbps, short for Gigabits per second, a data transfer speed measurement for high-speed networks such as Gigabit Ethernet. When used to describe data transfer rates, a gigabit equals 1,000,000,000 bits. (2) When spelled GBps, short for Gigabytes per second.
Geocaching is an entertaining adventure game for GPS users. Participating in a cache hunt is a good way to take advantage of the features and capability of a GPS unit. The basic idea is to have individuals and organizations set up caches all over the world and share the locations of these caches on the […]
A serial port for Apple computers that provides an interface between a telephone line and the computer. The GeoPort Telecom Adapter Kit announced in late 1996 supports modem speeds of up to 28.8 Kbps and provides enhanced fax and telephone services when used with the Apple Telecom 3.0 suite of communications applications.
- Gibbs Effect
An MPEG compression artifact that blurs the outline of sharp objects. The Gibbs Effect is commonly seen in end-video credits where text images have been compressed. May also be called mosquito noise.