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Thursday, October 31, 2013
With Love From Brother

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Knowledgehutt.blogspot.com

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Well, What do you think life is ?. It's not bed of roses of course, isn't it. We all want to have a happy life. when people you know, who are close to your heart are with you you spent lot of time with them and all these things rather moments make your life happy and silky. Wait a moment ... !! what if someone close to your heart leave you forever promising never to come back. How would you feel for a moment, may be you will freeze at that moment, your hands will stop moving, your mind will stop moving, your heart beat will become faster and tears starts to flow from your eyes because a color of your has fade away and you can't buy it from anywhere at any cost. /no
                                                     There is a time in everyone's life, when it offers us a option or a way to recover ourselves from shocks. Sometimes we miss it and sometimes just because of some cheap people, we forced to leave that too.Same happened with me. What happened, how did it happened, where did it happened. Here is a short description i would like to share with you all.

Long ago my little sister died leaving me forever. She was very sweet and i often miss her every day and especially whenever i woke up in morning. because she used to woke me up sometimes by throwing water on me!!.She was really my heart's warmth, happiness. i always had a dream to see her getting married as every brother has. but you know God's Will is Revealed in God's World, you never know what god has planned for you.I never thought that she would say good bye to me forever at such a little age. She was only 8 when she passed away. I still remember those last few moments, when i look into those moments i always broke down.  :'( .You know there can be no better friend then a sister. 


Now here we go, something new :)) .Sometime before In my collage i met a girl who resembled alot to my sister. I thought may be god has given me another chance to meet my sister. Initially i was bit resistant to talk with her, because she was elder than me and moreover i didn't knew her.As i saw her everyday So After sometime my childhood memories started to come in front of my eyes and this is from where i got inspired :) . And that's was the turning point of our relationship :).One day i took the initiative =))  and started talking to her. Well for sometimes i kept it zipped. i didn't told her why i talk to her. but sooner or later i have to disclose that, why ?. Answer is simple my feelings, i never let them die. so day by day we became closer and closer. /blush
                                                                              While talking to her my heart immediately noticed that the way she talks is almost same as my of sister.I was very happy :)). I determined not to loose my sister again. Then one day i told her everything about my sister and also about my feeling for her. She was very happy to hear that.And said "Oh so sweet baby.. y-) Ur most welcome" haha we laugh alot at that time. Later i came to know that she don't have real brother. That was another factor that Bond of our relationship was getting stronger and stronger.I gave her chocolates everyday. My life was going very nicely.We used to sit together for many hours and talk about anything and just laugh.the most sweet and cherished moment that i had with her is that i often used to pull his cheeks hahaha , and then she react like this "naiiii" by keeping her both hands on his face so that she can prevent me from pulling her cheeks. Little cute teddy bears was her favorites and i used to brought a couple for her every week. Also she hate eating sweets but whenever i gave her chocolates she never denied it and eat it. Cherry-Chocolates was her favorite ones.Oh wait wait please. i forgot to tell one this girl is a teacher. All Good Going, Suddenly :( 


Some people made vulgar joke About our relationship and i came to know. After i was really upset and she noticed it.She asked me what happened, i never wanted to tell her but she said that "i won't talk to you if you can't tell me". Then i explained everything, After that she just told me that don't fight with anyone,and was very angry. she didn't talk to me for many days.It took many-many days when things become normal .... I thanked to god ..!!then it was her birthday in FEB. I brought many lovely presents for her.We were so close to each other that when every we meet we laugh share moments and many more things. Now this time something serious and worst happened. which i never expected. of course you never know what's going to be happen in next second, isn't it. So does me, i was unaware of the tornado that was coming very quickly towards my life to hit it fiercely.

Some teacher started to taunt means (commenting about us). it started and kept on going. Everyone was jealous about our relationship. I came to know about some teachers who spoke that.I approached someone to complaint about them. Who the hell they are to talk about anyone else like that. Now see a teacher doing all these stupid thing, what do you say. Well i think that if he/she doing all this crap then he/she might not have sense respecting other because you have to give respect to earn it in-return. Even if it's a student or someone else you have to respect everyone. I mean it's so ridiculous, if a teacher can do all these thing then how can you expect student to behave in a manner or how can you expect good things from them.Secondly some teacher feel jealous about the fact that some students like me, interact with this and that teacher constantly but they never came to us[teachers commenting about us feels this].Seriously i don't know what to write it's was too ridiculous, silly. But in my life i never disrespected anyone. See what i want to tell Ya all is "when you are having a good time out there, your life is happy, cheerful on the other hand some may be jealous of it, may be they are planing to destroy your life's happiness because they can see someone living happy." So watch Out. 

Where was i :-? . Um, I got it, It's our life and we have all rights to do what ever we like. After many days she came to know about this and, she became very upset because she got hurt. I did so because i couldn't bear that because she is my sister and it's my duty to protect her as i truly love her. As time passed she talk very little, and after some days she almost quit talking with me. every day whenever i saw her she just passed a smile and from a distance but never stops to talk with me. it was very difficult time for me. She never replied to my text and calls.I did everything for her that a brother does. I gave her impotence, time, respect, Love everything.But she was not with me in difficult time. My best-friend (Rahul) supported me during this time.Thanks to HIM. 

One day i had fight with her but it was unintentional :(. i asked her why don't you talk just because of these crap and something very cheap happened on that day. she spoke something that she shouldn't have. At that time i came to Know that yes for her i was still a boy not a brother :'(.  she was just concerned about her reputation not about me, my feelings. Rather i maid few mistakes because i was thinking about my sister not about a girl to whom i met few months ago. It was my sister to whom i see in her :( , to whom i didn't want to loose. the fear of loosing her force me to such a situation. 

Even then i didn't said anything because i just don't wanted to loose her!!. Because i still thought of being silent because she was elder and i committed few mistakes too. That day was last day of our conversations.Before this in afternoon i had a heated argue with her just because of some crap people around me. but things went out of control and there was no hope of well for me as well. In evening i received a text from her that "app aj ke badh mujhe text ya call mat karna" means don't call or text me ever.

That almost killed my heart.Drops of tears started to came out of my eyes.I didn't eat anything for 3 days, I fight because i want our relationship to be more stronger then ever, But things kept on getting worst and worst. Even she said to me on last day that "what you DID for me". I gave her importance more than my real sister and she just didn't even thought for a second before speaking this. I just don't know i am not able to erase her from my memory, well my heart doesn't want to do that. I miss her so much every day every moment.How Bad it's that just because of other peoples we suffered alot. Most irritating is that i can't do anything.

I still love you and you have same place in my heart as before,and will be there forever.Today is my birthday[ I wrote this on 19 April but i didn't have any blog that time. i have made this blog few weeks before so i'm posting it as day of 19th April ] so today refers to 19th April  and she even didn't wished me .How can you do that. :(

Even then whatever happens  i never disrespect you ever and i won't do it. I still miss Ya you brought my childhood memories back, You are such a precious part of my life, I have learned alot from you but one thing that i want to say is i miss you so much.  


Here is a poem for her!! /blush

A sister is someone who loves you from the heart,
No matter how much you argue you cannot be drawn apart. 
She is a joy that cannot be taken away, 
Once she enters your life, she is there to stay. 

A friend who helps you through difficult times, 
Her comforting words are worth much more than dimes. 
A partner who fills your life with laughs and smile, 
These memories last for miles and miles. 

When she is by your side, the world is filled with life, 
When she is not around, your days are full of strife. 
A sister is a blessing, who fills your heart with love, 
She flies with you in life with the beauty of a dove. 

A companion to whom you can express your feelings, 
She doesn't let you get bored at family dealings. 
Whether you are having your ups or downs, 
She always helps you with a smile and never frowns. 

With a sister you cannot have a grudge, 
She is as sweet as chocolate and as smooth as fudge. 
Having a sister is not just a trend, 
It is knowing you can always turn to her, your best friend. 

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" Another thing is Anybody can pilot the ship when sea is calm but when it's not it's very hard to pilot the ship. i hope you all got my point. Yes, Oh Ya.So never give Up against such Crap. Never hide your feelings, Do your best. Leave rest on life. May be a hidden surprise or a hidden Shock.Whatever it is take it with you, i mean to say experience it and learn the way of life how it travel. 
And never forgot to smile it doesn't cost anything. /wahaha


/bye
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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The third-party cookies used by advertisers and their agencies to track web browsing activity are under attack. Browsers like Firefox and Internet Explorer try to block the years-old technology with "Do Not Track," and now internet behemoths are looking to replace cookies with their own tracking technologies. The newest entrant, according to Ad Age, is Microsoft, which sources say is working on a technology that could track users across Windows computers, Bing, Internet Explorer, Windows Phone devices, and Xbox consoles in order to serve highly targeted ads.

Microsoft said in a statement to the website that "We agree that going beyond the cookie is important. Our priority will be to find ways to do this that respect the interests of consumers." However, the primary interest is likely in filling the gaps where cookies fall short, like on mobile, consoles, and streaming video services, where they have limited to no ability to track user activity.

Microsoft looking to replace the cookie. Microsoft and and Google are eyeing their own technologies to track people's digital behaviors -- the sites they visit, the apps they use, the videos they watch, etc. Such a cookie replacement would help them better target ads -- as well as give them immense power in the the digital-advertising space. How might the longtime rivals' odds stack up?

MICROSOFT
xbox device
Manifesto:
Microsoft's cookie replacement would trace  users across Microsoft-owned devices and  services and target ads within those  environments.

DEVICES/PROGRAMS:
Desktop computers, tablets and  smartphones running Windows operating  system; Microsoft's Xbox gaming console;  Microsoft-run services including Internet  Explorer and Bing.

STRENGTHS:
Microsoft could bring TV into the tracking  and-targeting mix through Xbox, which lets  users watch videos on Hulu, YouTube and  even live TV through cable providers  Comcast Xfinity and Verizon FiOS.
  
Shortcomings:
Too few mobile users could hamper the  tracker's ability to span desktop, tablets and  smartphones. Research firm IDC projects  Microsoft's smartphone operating system's  market share at 3.9% globally compared  with  75.3% for Google's Android and 16.9%  for Apple's iOS.

Limiting the tracker to Microsoft's devices  and services would constrict some interest,  though the inclusion of Xbox could be a  game-changer.
GOOGLE
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Manifesto:
Details on Google's plans are scarce, but it would likely retain the current cookie's functionality and apply it to both the desktop and mobile web as well as mobile apps to track a single anonymized user across the various devices.

DEVICES/PROGRAMS:
Chrome desktop and mobile browser, Chrome desktop operating system, tablets and smartphones running Google's Android mobile operating system, Google's network of third-party sites and apps.

STRENGTHS:
Google already sees into the behaviors of billions of internet users through its own properties, including search, YouTube and Gmail, and network of third-party sites. Extending that across desktop and mobile and connecting the currently divided channels would give advertisers the most comprehensive window yet into consumers' digital habits.

Shortcomings:
Google's online-advertising dominance already makes people wary. Owning digital advertising's central-targeting technology and the data it reaps could re-raise regulatory concerns.

Google's position atop the digital-advertising food chain all but guarantees its cookie replacement will gain traction—assuming the advertising community and regulators are willing to cede the company even more power.
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Monday, October 28, 2013
Smile :) :) It Doesn't Cost.

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Smile is the best thing that you can give to anyone, it doesn't cost any thing. Even sometimes when i get bored in day i always went to plants i talk to them and laugh.The more i laugh, the more happier i would be.Moreover when you are happy you kept sadness away from you, sadness will keep on knocking at your door, But if you are busy enjoying every second of your life then sadness will not be able to enter your life. It will kept waiting and waiting ultimately it has to go because you are too busy enjoying your beautiful life with a nice smile.  

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A Smile Doesn't Cost You Anything

I may be happy and laugh I cares away
For tears won't get Me anywhere as some are known to say

Few wish to hear My stories if they seem a bit sad
They say it's My own problems the good goes with the bad.

Happiness is Having a magnet it draws others to Me
 A smile doesn't cost Me anything only happens to be true

A smile doesn't cost Me anything though some find it hard to smile
So what i say is you should also smile.

I laugh the World laughs with Me those words appeal to me
Of the ghosts of their depression some struggle to be free

Those who can smile easily they spread the gift of joy
And why others are attracted to them you know the reason why
 I would like to say you should also smile.


This is another Short poem that i wrote when i was traveling from my home city to Chandigarh  In the way i saw a couple sitting next to my seat.Both of them was sitting quite indeed they were looking sad, I couldn't resist my self, i asked the Guy. He welcomed me and i adjusted my self with Him.He told me their whole story which was really heart-touching but just because of a misunderstanding they were not talking with each other.I quickly started thinking, may be i can do something for him. "oh, yes" my mind strike i took out my note-book and started writing a poem so that the guy can make her smile. Then while talking with Him i wrote this poem and i handed it to that guy. And then i said "Hand it over to your beloved". He does that and what i saw that she (her wife) stared laughing loudly, And she gave a hug to him after reading that poem. Haha i was quit surprised the way i was behaving, It was just because of my open heart, whatever was in my heart i followed that and see what i got ... You want to know ?? really. It's happiness,Yes you heard it right.My poem brought them closer. They were smiling and their life came back on track. What a white paper and some words written on it from heart can do, can't be done with actions.that's the power of a poet and a open-heart. :) :) 

                                                       When i came out of the bus, the guy came to me and said "Brother, thank you so much for your kind poem, i really don't have worlds to describe how happy i am." I was also very happy for what i did. It was my open heart which said that go help him and i did what ever my heart said and what i found is joy, happiness, reason to smile, and two beautiful soul, most importantly two friends for life.here is a view of that poem. :)  
                             

                               To see your beautiful smile


To see Your Beautiful Smile

I would cross any border

to see your beautiful smile
I would throw the world out of order

To see your beautiful smile
I will travel for the longest while 
I have promised my heart 
I'd go a thousand miles 

To see your beautiful smile 
I will change my own way 
I will break the chain of values 
no matter what the world may say 

To see your beautiful smile 
I know where I have to go 
by your side for eternity 
just to watch that smile grow 


I love your beautiful smile 

and what I say will always be true 
nothing makes me happier 
than to smile beside you


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Friday, October 25, 2013
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Haha, This one was really funny. When we first met i never thought we would be so close to each other in just few days. 2nd day of IYF at chitkara University, We were about to leave i saw Harleen and i went to her to say bye to her. When standing beside her what i saw little, delicious dimples on her cheeks. I came with an idea to right a poem for her on her Dimples. I Reached Home at 11:00 PM and after that i opened my laptop and started writing. It was 2:00 am When i almost finished.
                                                                      As i wake up in morning Rushed toward shop for Printouts Of Poems that i wrote for her.I reached college, i was bit late. Mind lectures were Going on. She was sitting Just Infront of me to the left side.

                                                         Suddenly i saw there were no dimples on her cheeks. Haha it was a heart-breaking scene. I said to my self " Damn, what to do". I explained all this to Harleen After we finished attending IYF-permanent member meeting. She was really laughing out loud. But there was nothing i can do at that time so i just told her everything.Here is that poem that i wrote for her.


Dimple Dimple on your cheeks 
oho oho How I wonder what it speaks, 
Pretty, beauty your skin to glow, 
Can I touch them little and slow. 

Sweeter Sweeter is your smile, 
I stare you for all while; 
You are the one to make glee, 
Like a pearl in the sea.

Darker darker may be the night, 
Harder harder may be the fight 
You are the torch in my way, 
Like a sun in the day. 

Smoother Smoother is your voice, 
Makes me think of heaven's noice. 
Life's not turning red or blue, 
Because it's your hand real and true. 

Costly costly can be the gifts, 
Higher higher can be the lifts. 
I have you then why to fear, 
My happiness are always near. 

Far far wherever you go, 
Memories' start to come in a row; 
I always give it a try, 
Wish I could never say Good bye. 

People people just around me, 
Now I wonder where to see; 
Up above standard so high, 
Like a diamond in the sky. 

Twinkle twinkle little star…. 
How I wonder, Where we would meet again .

Your dimples made me smile 
When I looked at your face 
Because of the way you was 
Having style and so much grace 

The way you made me feel 
Made my heart skip a beat 
And just to look at you 
Really, knocked me off my feet 

Oh yes I fell in love 
With those dimples the other day 
And they are so special 
There's just no other way 
First I'm thankful to God 
For blessing me with her love and 
Her dimples… 
That ultimately makes me smile. 

Pure and simple, 
that delightful dimple, 
There, on your cheek, 
It makes me weak.

My knees give way, 
And then I sway, 
all strength is gone
when I look upon

your dimpled face.
It makes my heart race.
Then when you smile, 
you so beguile, 
so what can I do, 
But lots of love for you And god bless, bless, and bless you

Also it was the last day of IYF, So i was sad also because saying good bye isn't that easy.

Today I learned a lesson 
that will always be true 
Saying goodbye to someone 
Is the hardest thing to do 

I’ve never felt a loss 
until i said goodbye 
i thought i was strong 
and i broke down and cried 

Never will I forget 
The times we had 
though the reflections are happy 
it makes me rather sad 

The most brutal of men 
Cries at the past 
I only wish 
The good times would last 







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Google Detected Malware On PHP .Net websites

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If you are today trying to visit the php.net website, an official website of the PHP scripting language, you will likely see the above shown result, instead of the original website


Chrome and Firefox is currently flagging the site as "suspicious" and contains malware that can harm your computer.







According to Google's Webmaster Tools, the script at http://static.php.net/www.php.net/userprefs.js was included as suspicious, and Google's Safe Browsing diagnostics for php.net do suggest that malware has been present on the site in the last 90 days:

"Of the 1513 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 4 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent." 

"Malicious software includes 4 trojan(s). Malicious software is hosted on 4 domain(s), including cobbcountybankruptcylawyer.com/, stephaniemari.com/, northgadui.com/ . 3 domain(s) appear to be functioning as intermediaries for distributing malware to visitors of this site, including stephaniemari.com/,northgadui.com/, satnavreviewed.co.uk/ ." The obfuscated JavaScript "userprefs.js" inserts a hidden iframe into the webpage, which loads content from an external site known for distributing malware. 


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This suggests that the website may have been compromised recently. Well, Google's Safe Browsing team will be looking into the issue and we will update this article if we hear anything from Google or PHP site owner.

Update (1:42 PM Thursday, October 24, 2013 GMT): It seems that the issue has been resolved by admins and PHP.net is back as a normal clean website, after removing malicious scripts.

Update: After Security Audit, PHP team found that two servers were compromised for some unknown time. They said that their Git repository was not compromised, and it remains in read only mode as services are brought back up in full.

"As it's possible that the attackers may have accessed the private key of the php.net SSL certificate, we have revoked it immediately. We are in the process of getting a new certificate, and expect to restore access to php.net sites that require SSL (including bugs.php.net and wiki.php.net) in the next few hours." blog post said.

The team concludes that JavaScript malware was served to a small percentage of php.net users from the 22nd to the 24th of October 2013. Now all affected services have been migrated to new secure servers.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013
Promise To Stay In Touch

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IYF 2013 Chitkara University Brought Many new things in my life. Beautiful souls, lovely people and many more things.My class in IYF was Mercy-10. All of those who were Anonymous for me in the beginning but in the end we were so close to each other.A funny fact about my class, well everyone in my team except me has name starting from Shubham, means we had 7 or 8 shubham's. It was only me with a unique name. And also Mini Olympics where I meet many new friend and now i feel my life being more colorful then ever.
                                      life is all about friends and friends in return are like sketch pen with which you can color Your Life in a way that will make you happier then ever.I want to thank all my friend new and old ones to be there and Hope that we will never Loose each other.  

I couldn't find the right words
Nothing seemed to rhyme
To write something for you all
I think it will take time

Because when you have friends
That are very hard to find
There's so much to say
Because you make everything alright

So I will tell you right now
exactly what I need to say
To show you how much I appreciate
You being there at IYF-2013

Here we Go ..

We All were at Mini-Olympics
I knew all face were new,
I didn't even think at all,
In the future I'd care for you.

I lay awake in bed at night,
Thinking about days' beginning to end,
I put all of together,
And I think of all my friends.

As time went on I opened up,
And I could clearly see,
You all brought out a new person out of me,
A different side of me.


You all are new For me 
I will care for you all for free
Never leaving Your hands in trouble
I will always treat you all with glee.

Making Sure None Of You Ever Flee. 


Life changes But friends Don't.




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Gunjan 

How she ran and occupy the front seat it IYF last night Closing Ceremony shows that she is a determined and deliberate person.Also she is Jolly type person always smiling,But What i know is that You are a beautiful Person with such a kind heart that i would never want to loose. 


We have something that holds Both of us together
Something that made both of us better
Something called being a friend 
It makes the fun never end 
And it helps me to know that whenever I am down and blue 


Because you’re my friend
I can count on you
We Can run through life without a care
Would anyone try to part us? 
They wouldn’t dare 

And when the time comes for me to go
I really want for you to know
That even though my life has come to and end
I will never stop being your friend.
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Choti Sa dil Aur Choti Si Aasha


Seene main hai uske ek chota sa dil hai, 

Dil main Usne ek Chota sa armaan rakha hai 
Armanoo main Hai choti Si Zindagi 
Aur Dil me bharke Usne Pyar Rakha hai 
Yehi soch ke Sattu Ne Tera naam Ek choti si Aasha Rakha Hai 

Mehakati hai vo sabko apni hansi ke sath 
Hansi main Usne jeene ka mukam rakha hai 
Mukam hasil karna hai Usne bahar ban ker 
Yehi soch ker Bahar ka naam Ek Choti Si aasha Rakha Hai … 

Khush ho jatee hai Zindgi 
Uske Chote se dil mein aa kar 
Kyunki Dil mein Usne Chota sa magar Pyara Sa Armaan rakha hai 
Shara milta hai Aarmano Uske Chote se Dil main Aa kar
Yehi soch ke Sattu ne Tera naam Ek choti si Aasha Rakha Hai 

Aarman ban jate hai jab Zindgi ,Dil ko Phir Uske thoda sa Sakoon Milta hai…
Zindgi hai ki dar jatti hai , chote se dil ke Tuttne ki baat sochker … 
Lekin Vo Jodd Deti hai Toote Dil ko Hasi ki ek Fankar de kar 
Sab Kuch Bhul kar Vo  ek Choti si Zindgi Jeena Cahti hai ...
Yehi Soch Kar Sattu Ne Uska Naam Choti si Aasha Rakha hai
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For a Beautiful Soul - Harleen 


Right from the beginning till the end, It has been really a pleasure to meet you. Those sweet moments singing together, clapping, walking, talking, playing, Drinking Tea all has bring you much close to my heart. It started form Mini Olympics where i started to feel your beautiful soul.


I'll stand strong for you and be there when you need me. No matter what.
Whatever life throws our way, we can remember that we have each other.
Whenever you are low, remember this.
I'm here for you in every way.
When everyone in this world turns and you feel alone, reach out and I'll be there.
Always.


Your life on this earth has been a blessing to my soul
My dear Friend I hope that is something that you already know

I know what your life here has meant to me
It has been a blessing sent from God, that I truly see

In you I see
A delicate but strong person
In you I see
A loving and kind person
In you I see
A sharing and giving soul
In you I see
A wise and valued friend
In you I see
A very beautiful Soul
In you I see
A very moral person
In you I see
A Wonderful Soul who has became my best friend


With you I feel
The softness of your heart
With you I feel
The commitment of true love
With you I feel
You sharing your strengths to support me and lift me up
With you I feel
Valued as a human being
With you I feel
Wisdom so great and beyond your years
With you I feel
The beauty that God has placed in your soul
With you I feel
That you are truly my best friend, my life
With you I feel
Blessed to have in my life.


You are the picture and example of a perfect Life
A person that we are all so blessed to know in our lives

It is you and your love that has changed me
God through you has shown me who I need to be

The message I see through you from God above
Is that through you God has filled my heart with love

I just want you to know that I realize that I have been blessed so true
That I know now that God loves me and he has shown me that through you

So please believe that I feel so free and in love with you
That to God I promise I am his and then yours and always true

I promise to you my devotion and the rest of my life
Because with you I have a God sent gift, a beautiful Soul, A beautiful Friend For life.




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Sunday, October 20, 2013
Back Door Found In Chines wireless Router Allow Root Access To Hackers.

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Last week Craig Heffner, specialized on the embedded device hacking exposed a serious backdoor in number of D-Link routers allows unauthorized backdoor access.

Recently he published his another researcher, Titled 'From China, With Love', exposed that D-Link is not only the vendor who puts backdoors in their products. According to him, China based networking device and equipment manufacturer - Tenda Technology (www.tenda.cn) also added potential backdoors into their Wireless Routers.

He unpacked the software framework update and locate the httpd binary an found that the manufacturer is using GoAhead server, which has been substantially modified.
Chinese Tenda Wireless Routers backdoor allows remote command execution
These routers are protected with standard Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and WPA encryption key, but still by sending a UDP packet with a special string , an attacker could take over the router.

Routers contain a flaw in the httpd component, as the MfgThread() function spawns a backdoor service that listens for incoming messages containing commands to execute. A remote attacker with access to the local network can execute arbitrary commands with root privileges, after access.

He observed that, attacker just need run the following telnet server command on UDP port 7329, in order of root gain access:
echo -ne "w302r_mfg\x00x/bin/busybox telnetd" | nc -q 5 -u 7329 192.168.0.1
Where, "w302r_mfg" is the magic string to get access via backdoor.

Chinese Tenda Wireless Routers backdoor allows remote command execution


Some of the vulnerable routers are W302R and W330R as well as re-branded models, such as the Medialink MWN-WAPR150N. Other Tenda routers are also possibly affected. They all use the same “w302r_mfg” magic packet string.

Nmap NSE script to test for the backdoored routers – tenda-backdoor.nse is also available for penetration testing.

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Saturday, October 19, 2013
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Cherries: The new melatonin supplement (image via Wikipedia)
June and July are cherry season, one of the last true fruit “seasons,” since cherries are that rare commodity nowadays, a fruit that disappears from store shelves during the rest of the year. But did you know that cherries aren’t just tasty and packed with antioxidants, they can actually help you sleep better?  The fact is that your choice of late-night snack could mean the difference between restless insomnia and deep, health-promoting sleep. Here are the top five foods experts recommend to beat insomnia and send you to sleep.
1. Cherries.
According to agricultural research studies, herries are one of the only natural food sources of melatonin, the chemical that controls the body’s internal clock to regulate sleep. During the ten months of the year when cherries are out of season, dried cherries and cherry juice (especially tart cherry juice, which contains less sugar) are good substitutes. (Grapes also contain melatonin, but you need to eat more of them to get the same effect.) Researchers who’ve studied the melatonin content of cherries recommend eating them an hour before bedtime.
2. Bananas.
Potassium and magnesium are natural muscle relaxants, and bananas are a good source of both. They also contain the amino acid L-tryptophan, which gets converted to 5-HTP in the brain. The 5-HTP in turn is converted to serotonin (a relaxing neurotransmitter) and melatonin.
3. Toast.
Carbohydrate-rich foods cause a spike in blood sugar levels, triggering the body’s production of insulin to bring them back down. This is why you often feel a burst of energy in the first few minutes after eating carbs, then a “crash” of tiredness. At night, this sleepiness can be very useful, making toast the perfect midnight snack. Along with insulin comes a release of tryptophan and serotonin, two brain chemicals that promote relaxation and combat anxiety.
4. Scottish or Irish Oatmeal.
The truth is, ask Dr. Oz and he’ll suggest pumpkin seed powder and the Mexican alcoholic drink pulque before he gets to oatmeal, third on his list of sleep-inducing foods. But oatmeal is certainly more appetizing and easier to stock in your kitchen. Another complex carbohydrate,  oatmeal triggers a rise in blood sugar, which in turn triggers insulin production and the release of sleep-inducing brain chemicals. Oats are also rich in vitamin B6, an anti-stress vitamin, and melatonin.
5. Warm milk.
The experts go back and forth on this on (with the dairy industry funding plenty of research), but there is some evidence that this tried and true sleep aid really does work. Although, according to scientific analysis, combining milk with a carbohydrate-rich food like oatmeal, granola, or toast makes it much more effective. Like bananas, milk contains the amino acid L-tryptophan, which turns to 5-HTP and releases relaxing serotonin. It’s also high in calcium and other minerals, known to have a relaxing effect.
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Would you prioritize sleep if you knew it kept your immune system strong? That’s the question the American Academy of Sleep Medicine wants you to ponder this week. Lost in the hoopla surrounding Independence day was the publication of some eye-opening (or eye-shutting) research by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine showing that the immune system responds sharply to sleep loss.
In the study, intimidatingly named “Diurnal Rhythms in Blood Cell Populations and the Effect of Acute Sleep Deprivation in Healthy Young Men,” Researchers at the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and the University of Surrey in the UK measured white blood cell counts in young men who sleep eight hours and men whose sleep was restricted, and found a spike in white blood cells, particularly those called granulocytes, released in response to immune system threat.
The researchers’ conclusion: Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system just as stress does (read on for more on stress).
Sleep Loss Quadruples Stroke Risk
In addition to shocking your immune system, lack of sleep also raises your stroke risk – even if you’re relatively young and healthy. New research, presented last month at SLEEP 2012, found that those who cut back their sleep to less than six hours of sleep a night are at 4.5 percent greater risk of having a stroke compared with those who slept 7 to 8 hours a night. Though researchers don’t know the exact mechanism, it seems that chronic lack of sleep causes inflammation, elevates blood pressure and heart rate, and affects glucose levels, leading to a much higher stroke risk in the sleep-deprived.
Most concerning, though, is that the 5,000+ people studied were healthy, middle-aged adults with a body mass index in the normal range — not those typically considered at high stroke risk. And their sleep loss wasn’t as extreme as in the immune study; these folks reported getting less than six hours of sleep a night – the amount that 30 percent of the American population reports getting.
For some tips on getting to sleep more easily, see 5 Foods to Help You Sleep
Stress Sabotages Your Immune System, Too
This isn’t news; study after study has shown that stress raises our risk of cancer, heart disease, allergies, and susceptibility to colds and flu. What’s new is that researchers at Carnegie Mellon think they now know how this works. The key, they say, is cortisol, the stress hormone released whenever we feel fear, worry, or anxiety. Cortisol is supposed to give us a jolt of energy, enabling us to react to and run away from the lion as it were. But it appears that when our systems are constantly bathed in cortisol, the body loses its ability to regulate inflammation.
Here’s how it works. Cortisol has a secondary function of controlling the body’s inflammatory response to immune system triggers. But over time, with constant exposure to stress and therefore cortisol, tissues become less sensitive to cortisol, releasing less of their anti-inflammatory substances. (A similar process occurs with diabetes, as chronically elevated insulin leads to insulin resistance.)
The Carnegie Mellon team, headed by Sheldon Cohen, ran two tests of this theory. First they exposed healthy adults to cold viruses, isolating and monitoring for five days afterwards. People who’d recently been under stress showed increased resistance to cortisol. In a second test, the researchers found that participants had higher numbers of cytokines, which trigger inflammation.


So what does it all mean? That when you get stressed out and stop sleeping, or stop sleeping well, you get sick. (Think back to college, when you’d get a horrible flu or even pneumonia or mono, right after finals were over.) That probably doesn’t seem that concerning; we’ve dealt with the post-all-nighter flu all our lives. But this year has also seen convincing research that the body’s immune response is key to protecting us from serious disease, such as cancer, and that inflammation is a key precursor to heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. In fact, ongoing research is underway to document the effects of stress and sleep loss on shortening lifespan.

So take your stress reduction strategies seriously and get to sleep, darn it!
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"The brain only has limited energy at its disposal and it appears that it must [choose] between two different functional states - awake and aware or asleep and cleaning up. You can think of it like having a house party. You can either entertain the guests or clean up the house, but you can't really do both at the same time."


When you sleep, your brain undergoes a mop-up process that removes waste products linked to Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to new research published yesterday in the online version of Science.



A Team of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) used high-tech imaging to look deep into the brains of mice and discovered that the brain functions differently while asleep than awake, ridding itself of accumulated proteins at a much faster rate. (In mice, that is – but researchers use mouse brains because they’re considered surprisingly similar to human brains.)


Nedergaard and her team coined the term “glymphatic system” last year, when they used new imaging technology known as two-photon microscopy to discover a scrubbing process taking place around brain cells, known as glial cells. The mechanism of this cleanup process is fascinating: Nedergaard and colleagues found that cerebrospinal fluid flows through the spaces between neurons, flushing proteins and other neural waste into the circulatory system and away.Led by Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., who co-directs the URMC’s Center for Translational Neuromedicine, the researchers discovered that a waste-draining system they call the “glymphatic system” is ten times more active during sleep than while awake. This nocturnal cleaning system removes proteins called amyloid-beta, which accumulate into the plaques that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. 

In this year’s research, they discovered that not only does the “glymphatic system” kick into high gear only during sleep, but it also mops up significantly more of the toxic protein amyloid-beta, considered a primary culprit in Alzheimer’s disease. Again using two-photon microscopy, the researchers looked at the timing of this flushing process and discovered that brain cells contract noticeably during sleep, thus expanding the areas between brain cells by as much as 60 percent. With brain cells smaller and the space between them larger, there’s more room for the cerebrospinal fluid to move freely. 

Likening the changes during sleep to “turning on a faucet,” Nedergaard says it appears that a sleep state is necessary for this “active clearance of the by-products of neural activity” to take place. This would offer a convincing explanation of why sleep has such an essential restorative function, she says. 


The discovery of the brain’s nocturnal cleaning service, coupled with previous research out of Washington University showing that levels of beta-amyloid drop during sleep, could open up new avenues of prevention and treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia, experts say. Previous research found that depriving mice of sleep led to accumulation of amyloid-beta protein, also in mice. A few years ago, aNew York Times report suggested that new insights into how some people’s brains hold on to beta-amyloid plaques more than others offered new hope for Alzheimer’s disease breakthroughs. 


I’ve written before about the dangerous effects of sleep loss on your health, including elevated risk of stroke. Now we’ll need to add the possibility that sleep loss – and possibly sleep problems such as apnea – could increase your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

"Understanding precisely how and when the brain activates the glymphatic system and clears waste is a critical first step in efforts to potentially modulate this system and make it work more efficiently."
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