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hijacking

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Lenovo website hijacked just days after Superfish scandal

The cyberattack may be linked to software found preloaded on the PC maker's laptops that left them vulnerable to malware.

By February 25, 2015

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Google reveals inner workings of manual hijacking

In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.

By November 6, 2014

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Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flick

A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.

By August 1, 2014

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By July 29, 2014

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Stolen Twitter handle @N returned to hijacking victim

A coveted username lost to a hijacker last month is returned to its rightful owner.

By February 25, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: The Apple car approaches?

Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By February 20, 2015

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Chrome fights back against settings hijackers

Google makes it even easier to reset your browser settings. Apparently, it's the No. 1 Chrome complaint.

By January 31, 2014

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Apple's Cook: 'Everyone has a right to privacy and security'

CEO Tim Cook, speaking at President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit, also says consumers will be able to use Apple Pay at government locations, like national parks, in September.

By February 13, 2015

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Apple beefs up log-in security for iMessage, FaceTime

The communications services get two-step verification, aimed at preventing unauthorized access to accounts, even if the username and password are entered.

By February 12, 2015

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Syrian Electronic Army attack spreads pop-ups across news sites

"You've been hacked" messages appear at CNBC, the Boston Globe and UK newspapers. The attack comes through an Internet address hijacking involving startup Gigya.

By November 27, 2014