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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

Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

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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10 obscure, highly specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These 8 alternatives scratch more niche interests.

Chrome's bleeding-edge Canary build adds support for next-gen HTTP/2 web tech

Google took another step towards transitioning away from SPDY and towards HTTP/2 by adding the standardized protocol to Canary.

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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.

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Unindexed: The website that was built for Google to destroy

'Unindexed,' an art-technology project, explored the permanence of the web

Adobe invites help with hunting vulnerabilities, but no bounty money

The company offers no bounties, just public kudos.

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Malware-spreading drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

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Lenovo, Google websites hijacked by DNS attacks

Both sites were redirected after hackers tampered with DNS records