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Google's push to encrypt ads will improve security, but won't kill malicious advertising

Google's push to encrypt ads might encourage more websites to deploy HTTPS, however.

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ISIS sympathizers exploiting WordPress plugins to hack websites, FBI warns

The plugins are low-hanging fruit, but the attacks have been widespread and disruptive, the FBI said

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Expired Google certificate temporarily disrupts Gmail service

Google let a certificate linked to the Gmail SMTP server expire, causing issues for third-party email clients

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How to figure out if a website is down...or if it's just you

Can't connect to a particular website? Here's how to troubleshoot it.

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Raptr launches Plays.TV, an addicting, video-centric Instagram for gamers

Raptr's new Plays.TV social network was built for gamers who want to share video clips of their most glorious gaming moments with like-minded souls.

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Amazon Home Services sends professional handymen and instructors to your door

Amazon wants to help you find your next electrician, handyman, or plumber.

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GitHub recovering from massive DDoS attacks

The DDoS attacks were aimed at two GitHub-hosted projects fighting Chinese censorship.

Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificates, Mozilla mulls sanctions for issuer

Microsoft revoked trust in an intermediate CA certificate that was used to issue unauthorized certificates for Google websites

Flash-based vulnerability lingers on many websites three years later

A large number of developers have failed to patch their Flash applications against a vulnerability that can be exploited to target Web users

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Amazon Prime Air drones are cleared for testing, but expect delays before service launch

The testing permit carries heavy restrictions, but it's the first step in getting drone delivery service off the ground.

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The .SUCKS domain is coming soon to an angry website near you

Want to get your hate on for a certain company, brand, or product? Later this year, you'll be able to do that in style with your very own .sucks domain.

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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Microsoft's Bing will predict the entire NCAA tournament bracket for you

Microsoft will apply its knowledge to the NCAA basketball tourney, also known as "March Madness," and publish an entire bracket's worth of predictions sometime this weekend. Could it be the edge you need?

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Over a million WordPress websites at risk because of flaw in popular SEO plug-in

The vulnerability in a plug-in from Yoast exposes sites to SQL injection attacks

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.