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China's Great Firewall directs millions to open door to free surfing

It's believed that human error caused a glitch in the country's firewall, sending people to a company that sells anti-censorship technology to Chinese citizens.

By January 22, 2014

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China reinforces its 'Great Firewall' to prevent encryption

It may be a real problem for Chinese citizens and Westerners, but that hasn't stopped the Chinese government from using new technology to plug holes in the "Great Firewall of China."

By December 17, 2012

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Tech Retrospect: Apple's 'Bendgate' drama and BlackBerry's big return

Apple didn't exactly have a great week in the press, but was all the bad news really well-founded? Also, BlackBerry drops a major new phone, if only because it's huge.

By September 26, 2014

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​'Bigger than Heartbleed': Bash bug could leave IT systems in shellshock

Just months after Heartbleed made waves across the Internet, a new security flaw known as the Bash bug is threatening to compromise everything from major servers to connected cameras.

By September 24, 2014

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New 'Firewall' song protests SOPA copyright bill (Q&A)

The songwriter behind the 2007 Internet hit "I Got a Crush on Obama" is now taking aim at SOPA in a new music video titled "Firewall."

By December 20, 2011

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Gain greater control of your firewall in Windows 7 and Vista

Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Vista is a great, free security package that is almost perfectly transparent. If you want to use it with an added layer of control, TinyWall is a terrific add-on.

By July 17, 2012

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Beyond Heartbleed: Why you need a password manager

Password managers can make juggling numerous Web site accounts a lot easier, especially when faced with a major security bug like Heartbleed.

By April 15, 2014

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Google offers tips to help Chinese steer clear of the Great Firewall

After analyzing thousands of search terms, Google has determined the ones most likely to run afoul of China's maddeningly inconsistent Great Firewall. Now it will alert users when they're in danger of having their Internet connection disrupted by censors.

By May 31, 2012

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Sorting the Great British Firewall

commentary The U.K. is in a heated argument over protecting kids from online porn with mandatory ISP filters. But copyright interests are also involved, so let's untangle the conspiracy theories.

By May 17, 2012

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Google Drive crashes into China's Great Firewall

Almost as soon as the Web giant launches its cloud storage service, the country shuts down access.

By April 25, 2012