Google and DNSChanger New Worm Fix

DNSChanger Worm, DNSChanger Virus. What is it? A new worm has spread that tries to redirect users to various targeted websites by modifying their DNS settings. But what does this mean for the average user?

DNS, or domain name service, is a system that allows you to type in a specific name to reach a website. For exampe, http://www.legendarylion.com will take you to the website. But there is more going on behind the scenes when you type in an address like that, or click a link from the Google Search results.

So what actually happens? When you type in a web address your computer sends a request for that name to DNS computers connected to the internet asking for which address (ip address) is associated with the name request. An ip address is similar to the your house address, it gives a location for your computer to connect to in order for you to view the website or file you’re linking to. This system allows for us to be able to remember and use names and words as aliases to numbers.
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Manage Your Website From Your Mobile Phone

This post comes to you today from my Samsung S2 Galaxy mobile phone running on the AT&T mobile network.  Legendary Lion Web Design now offers mobile management if your website as a service.  You can now manage your website from your mobile phone on the go!  Add, edit, or remove pages, share photos and comment on your live events in real time!  Updates to your website can also automatically be pushed to Twitter and Facebook!
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Cookie Cutter Websites

Services like 1 and 1 offer “build your own website” services that let you build your own website.  But what do these services really offer? The tools they provide are restrictive compared to what a web architect can offer you.
Ultimately, your main reason for using a service like this is to save money, because building a custom website with a we architect can be expensive. Well, place yourself in the shoes of a user on this cookie-cutter website. 
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Google Adds Copyright Removal Reporting for Search

Google has announced that they will begin reporting on the instances of requests to remove search results by copyright owners based on the premise of copyright infringement. The takeaway from this is that the company intends to continue to be very open and honest with its end users with the way that the search results work, without giving away the secret Google formula that creates search results.

How it works:
Google will release a report that discloses the number of requests they get, and the organizations those requests are originating from, to remove Google Search results because they allegedly link to infringing content. The disclosed information will specifically include the following who requested the correction, which organization does the requesting agent represent, and which website is being contested.
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