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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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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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Major security flaw may affect 600M Samsung smartphones

Flaw in pre-installed keyboard software could allow hackers to eavesdrop on users' calls and damage handsets, a security company discovers.

By June 17, 2015

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Cyberattack hits hard at popular coding site Github

A debilitating onslaught of Internet traffic directed at Github appears to be focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.

By March 30, 2015

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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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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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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