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Fix for critical 'POODLE' attack against SSL 3.0 could break Web for Internet Explorer 6

Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.

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Google Express adds more cities, a monthly service charge, and booze

The search giant gets serious about same-day delivery.

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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12 sites that can replace your desktop software: Read about that and more in PCWorld's October Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition.

Shellshock probing led Yahoo attackers to a different bug

The bug has now been fixed and user data was not at risk, the company said

Bing integrates song lyrics into search results

Microsoft finally added a search feature to Bing that Google doesn't have: song lyrics.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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Will that game play on your PC? Can You Run It tells you

Can You Run It scans your PC and compares it against a game's hardware requirements.

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The 4 reasons I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still Googling, you haven't seen the latest improvements in Bing's search engine. Recent convert Mark Hachman tells you why he switched, and you could do the same.

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Malicious ads distributed 'on a large scale' by Zedo, Google's DoubleClick ad networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.

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Internet Slowdown Day FAQ: How Netflix, Wordpress, and other web giants are fighting for Net Neutrality

Another day, another Internet protest in the continuing cat and mouse game between supporters and detractors of net neutrality.

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Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

Comcast wants you to be sure you're connecting to an authentic Xfinity hotspot, so it's injecting JavaScript ads into your browser.

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Malicious ads hit Amazon, YouTube and Yahoo, Cisco says

The 'Kyle and Stan' network has been running since May

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Microsoft's MSN redesign seems less like Metro, more like Google’s cards

If the MSN redesign is any indication, Microsoft is moving away from the colorful tiles of Windows 8's Modern style, replacing it with a surprisingly Google-y look and feel.

Just five gangs in Nigeria are behind most Craigslist buyer scams

They've recruited US-based accomplices to make their scams look less suspicious