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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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CNET attacked by Russian hacker group

A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.

By July 14, 2014

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Microsoft fixes big IE bug -- even on Windows XP

The browser bug was so severe the US and UK issued warnings. Surprisingly, Microsoft's fix brings an update to its outmoded XP software.

By May 1, 2014

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New Gmail image server proxies raise security risks

While Gmail's new policy of automatically loading images by default may have some people excited, it comes at a security sacrifice.

By December 12, 2013

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NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.

By October 4, 2013

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Google push for faster zero day fixes hits a wall: Other companies

Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.

By May 31, 2013

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LivingSocial hacked; 50 million affected

Hackers target LivingSocial, stealing the personal data of more than 50 million people in an enormous security breach.

By April 26, 2013

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Googler criticized for disclosing Windows-related flaw

Critics say researcher should have given Microsoft more time before disclosing a hole affecting Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and releasing code to exploit it.

By June 11, 2010

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Clickjacking: Hijacking clicks on the Internet

Security researcher warns that clicking on the Web may not always take you where you want to go.

By May 22, 2009