Internet Security

News and Articles About Internet Security

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug
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Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute code and take over a user's computer by tricking them into visiting a bad URL.
Benjamin Kabin
Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'
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Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'

Silicon Valley executives worry the fallout of surveillance revelations could be severe.
JP Mangalindan
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
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Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small
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15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Robert Siciliano
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.
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Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Laura Entis
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
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6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard
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One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.
Benjamin Kabin
The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi
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The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi

Open Wi-Fi networks aren't always safe ones. Make sure your devices are protected against attackers before you surf from a new place.
Emily Price
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn
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Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.
Laura Entis
Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers
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Cybersecurity Basics: Surf the Web Safely With These Browsers

Here's a look at three of the safest browsers for doing business on the web.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government
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Internet Users Want to Be Invisible. And They Fear Advertisers More than the Government

A new report released by the Pew Research Center finds that almost all Internet users have taken steps to erase their digital footprints. Just who they are trying to avoid, though, may surprise you.
Catherine Clifford
What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them
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What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them

Here's how to fight back when a flood of bogus internet traffic threatens to immobilize your website.
Riva Richmond