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Report: NSA cracked most online encryption

The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Internet
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Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Internet
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Google 'mulls bid for Yahoo!'

US Internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! and has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

dateOct 22, 2011 in Business
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LulzSec member says group is 'bored'

A member of a publicity-seeking hacker group that sabotaged websites over the past two months and has announced it is dissolving itself says his group wasn't disbanding under pressure from the FBI or enemy hackers.

dateJun 26, 2011 in Internet
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What could Facebook have to hide?

In a controversial move deemed either shrewd or unfair -- depending on whom you ask -- investment firm Goldman Sachs recently invested $450 million in the high-profile, world-changer Facebook. The deal provides Facebook with ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Business
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