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Technically Incorrect: Not entirely spreading confidence in Web security, the secretary of state says he's very concerned about cyberterrorism.
Turn your inbox into a handy to-do list for sites you want to revisit later.
There are several ways to preserve what you see on a Web site to send to a colleague or friend.
Chrome extension Vibe shows promise as a way to gather quick background information about an e-mail contact, including his or her company and location information, and social media profiles.
After some of the company's social-networking accounts were hacked, Microsoft says some of its e-mail accounts were also compromised.
The founders of shuttered e-mail services Silent Mail and Lavabit -- the latter used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden -- want to bring easy-to-use, snoop-proof e-mail to everyone.
Technically Incorrect: The UK government is ordering Google to remove links to stories about links to stories. Got that?
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A secret interpretation of the Patriot Act led to the National Security Agency vacuuming up all of Verizon's phone logs. The NSA may be doing the same for e-mail and Web-browsing logs too.