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Web site informs, helps you manage online contests

Ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Evidently millions are asking themselves that very question when they go online to enter into some kind of sweepstakes or contest. Loosely defined, a sweepstakes requires only ...

Jul 15, 2009
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SKorean police: Hackers extracted data in attacks

(AP) -- Hackers extracted lists of files from computers that they contaminated with the virus that triggered cyberattacks last week in the United States and South Korea, police in Seoul said Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2009
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Dangers grow on Web from attacks

When people worry about the dangers of the Internet, a Web site built by the producers of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is probably not what they have in mind.

Jul 09, 2009
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Tech 101: How a denial-of-service attack works

(AP) -- Investigators are piecing together details about one of the most aggressive computer attacks in recent memory - a powerful "denial-of-service" assault that overwhelmed computers at U.S. and South Korean ...

Jul 08, 2009
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White House among targets of sweeping cyber attack

(AP) -- The powerful attack that overwhelmed computers at U.S. and South Korean government agencies for days was even broader than initially realized, also targeting the White House, the Pentagon and the ...

Jul 08, 2009
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Militants, 'hacktivists' exploit Web, eye recruits

(AP) -- Terrorist groups that have long used the Internet to spread propaganda are increasingly tapping the Web to teach Islamic extremists how to be hackers, recruit techies for cyberwarfare and raise money ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Researchers Skeptical of Claims by Online Dating Sites

With an estimated 40 percent of the 100 million U.S. singles trying online dating, researchers at the University of Arkansas caution users that some Web sites’ claims of scientific justification may be “junk science.”

Jun 15, 2009
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China wants PCs to come with anti-porn software

(AP) -- China wants all personal computers sold domestically to come with software that blocks online pornography, one of the developers said Monday, potentially giving the government another avenue to control ...

Jun 08, 2009
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FTC shuts allegedly rogue Internet provider

(AP) -- The federal government has severed the Internet connection of a company accused of helping criminals serve up a "witches' brew" of nasty content online, from computer viruses to child pornography.

Jun 05, 2009
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