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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 ...

Jul 05, 2012
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Making it easier to build secure Web applications

Two years ago, a fledgling social-networking site called Blippy accidentally posted the credit card numbers of its users online. While that was a particularly egregious example, such inadvertent information ...

Jun 19, 2012
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Internet overload? No, survey says

Most people are happy with the Internet as a source of on-demand information, with only a small percentage hit by "information overload," a survey of US users showed Monday.

Dec 08, 2014
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Social networking during a campus emergency

Emergencies at educational establishments are on the increase in recent years and campus officials are beginning to recognize that better communications with their students are now needed. Writing in the International Jo ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Hacked emails slice spam fast

Spam spreads much faster and to more people when it is being propagated by hacked, or otherwise compromised, email accounts rather than legitimate accounts, according to research published in the International Journal of ...

Nov 26, 2014
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Reputation and online buzz

Reputation is an asset to cherish, whether corporate, institutional or personal. In the age of social media, however, reputation is more fragile than ever. News of a simple mistake or misjudged action can spread rapidly via ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Six faces of killers on Facebook revealed

A team of leading criminologists from Birmingham City University have this week published the first-ever study on how convicted killers have used the social networking site Facebook in relation to their crimes.

Nov 04, 2014
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Keeping good company on Facebook

It seems that no company can afford not to engage with its customers and potential clients via online social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, these days. The likes of Facebook have become hubs for such direct ...

Nov 03, 2014
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