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Newsletter - December 28, 1998

Issue 1 THE GUIDE FREE NEWSLETTER Monday
Volume 1 http://guide.vsnl.net.in/ December 28, 1998


+ NEW FEATURED ARTICLES ON THE GUIDE

  • A Robot and A Rishi - by Dr. Raj Mehta - December 19th, 1998
    Do you think that computers will ever be able to "think"? This article surveys the field of Artificial Intelligence and offers a conclusion. It is a brief exposition of Indian spiritual discoveries.

  • Get A Shorter Email Address - December 3rd, 1998
    Tired of long email addresses? VSNL has now made it possible to shorten your email address by providing forwarding email services. VSNL TCP/IP account holders can now get email addresses like yourname@vsnl.com - and all this for FREE. Hurry to get your new email address before it's taken.

  • Back Orifice - Watch Out - November 12th, 1998 (updated)
    Back Orifice (BO) is a deadly trojan (similar to a virus) which, once running on a machine, renders that machine completely open and insecure to the Internet. Obviously, this only happens when you are online, but the consequences could be devastating. Formatting your Hard Disk Drive, reading your files, etc are all things that BO can do. Find out whether you have it and how you can get rid of it here.

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