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Basecamp falls to blackmail-fueled denial of service attack

Your data is safe - you just can't access it.

$5 discounts fail to lure Time Warner customers to broadband data caps

Hardly any customers took a discount in exchange for limited data.

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Bypassing content filters: How to see the web they don't want you to see

Maybe it's your own digital content, geo-blocked overseas. Maybe it's something you're not supposed to see. These tools could get you to it, but proceed with caution.

Price, power, privacy: why trust issues should influence your tech purchases

Vendors say they're selling products you can trust. Should you buy their promises, as well as their products?

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Wind River updates VxWorks OS to join 'Internet of things'

VxWorks features a modular architecture and the option to run a 20KB micro-kernel.

China boosts cybersecurity efforts, strives to become 'Internet power'

A new Chinese government committee will focus on improving the nation's online censorship systems as well as its security.

Nearly all US adults are online for Web's 25th anniversary

Pew reports that 53 percent of Americans say the Internet would be "very hard" to give up.

15 percent of Internet users think the Web is bad for society, Pew says

A Pew survey shows widespread use of the Internet despite some resentment

Verizon: Heavy Web users should pay more

The company's CEO says he's encouraged by new discussions on net neutrality

Namecheap fends off DDoS attack that knocked 300 websites offline

The 100Gbps attack knocked 300 websites offline for about three hours