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CAPTCHA systems easy to foil, security firm finds

Imperva study finds CAPTCHAs, designed to keep spambots off Web sites, can easily be broken by humans and can turn people away if they are difficult or annoying to complete.

By June 18, 2012

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When Internet trolls attack: A view from the receiving end

One well-known science site recently turned off reader comments due to trolls and spambots. The host of CNET TV show Rumor Has It, who has dealt with her share of online abuse, ponders the move.

By September 26, 2013

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How to avoid disaster-related Internet scams

Officials warn of scams in the wake of the disasters in Japan. Here's how to avoid them.

By March 17, 2011

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Romancing the Craigslist--Jasmine's Tech Dos & Don'ts

Get schooled by CNET editor Jasmine France. This week she gives tips on how to navigate the personals section of Craigslist.

By August 12, 2010

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Twitter trending topics: Bring the noise

Twitter has added popular trending topics to our sidebars, which is a good idea in theory -- but we reckon the feature is actually adding noise

By May 26, 2009

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New & Noteworthy: QT Server; Opera; Suitcase Server;

New & Noteworthy: QT Server; Opera; Suitcase Server;

By February 13, 2002

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Episode 595: Has HD DVD won?

Wal-Mart is selling a Toshiba HD DVD player for less than $100. Has this put HD DVD over the top?

By November 1, 2007