Created by Cerulean Studios and released in 2001, Trillian is a multiheaded IM client that connects users of multiple public IM services such as AIM, Windows Live Messenger, Jabber, Skype and more. If you have friends on different networks, you can use Trillian to manage your various IM accounts. When you log in to Trillian, users on proprietary systems will see you as being online in each of those systems. Trillian uses a color-code system to indicate which service you are receiving messages through. Features of Trillian include Emotiblips, skins and customizable interfaces, plug-ins, and more. There are free and commercial versions of Trillian available.
See “A Quick Reference to Consumer Instant Messaging” in the Quick Reference section of
A feature of the Data Set management command available in the ATA8-ACS-2 specification. The command is used in the operating system used to wipe invalid data blocks on solid-state drives (SSD) which are no longer in use – including data blocks which have been left by deleted files. Traditionally, flash media could not overwrite existing […]
- Triple DES
Also referred to as 3DES, a mode of the DES encryption algorithm that encrypts data three times. Three 64-bit keys are used, instead of one, for an overall key length of 192 bits (the first encryption is encrypted with second key, and the resulting cipher text is again encrypted with a third key).
Refers to the Intel 430 family of Pentium chipsets. The first in family, the 430FX, is called the Triton; the enhanced 430 HX is called Triton 2. The Triton chipset supports the PCI bus and was the first x86 chip to use EDO DRAM. The Triton 2 is one of the fastest Pentium chipsets, with […]
- Trojan Horse
A destructive program that masquerades as a benign application. Unlike viruses, Trojan horses do not replicate themselves but they can be just as destructive. One of the most insidious types of Trojan horse is a program that claims to rid your computer of viruses but instead introduces viruses onto your computer. The term comes from […]
A UNIX operating system from Compaq.