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Fake Turkish site certs create threat of bogus Google sites

After a Turkish Internet certificate authority "mistakenly" issues two unauthorized e-documents used to verify Web site authenticity, another organization creates a fraudulent certificate that could let it impersonate various Google sites. Browser makers have responded.

By January 3, 2013

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​Internet's security bug tracker faces its 'Y2K' moment

From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.

By September 16, 2014

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Google confronts more site certificate problems

The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.

By July 9, 2014

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Stop using Microsoft's IE browser until bug is fixed, US and UK warn

In rare move that highlights severity of security hole in popular Internet Explorer, US Computer Emergency Readiness Team and UK counterpart say some IE users may want to "consider employing an alternate browser" till flaw is patched.

By April 28, 2014

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Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.

By February 18, 2014

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Record-breaking DDoS attack in Europe hits 400Gbps

A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.

By February 11, 2014

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Plane crashes, woman dies, survivor films and takes selfie

A month after a small plane crash in Hawaii, a surviving passenger shows GoPro footage and even a selfie taken during the ordeal.

By January 10, 2014

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6 steps Silicon Valley can take to protect users from NSA spying

opinion The EFF's Kurt Opsahl lays out measures Internet companies can implement to protect their users' privacy from government surveillance.

By October 30, 2013

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Get a Vizio 24-inch all-in-one desktop for $649.99 shipped

This gorgeous system features a quad-core processor, 1TB hard drive, external subwoofer, and 10-point multitouch touch screen. And did I mention it's gorgeous?

By August 5, 2013

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Patents show Samsung smart watch with a flexible screen

Samsung's much-rumoured smart watch could have a flexible screen, according to patents.

By August 4, 2013