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Forgotten subdomains on websites boost risk of account hijacking, other attacks

Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers

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Google search adding 'mobile friendly' label to show when a site plays nice with phones

Whether a site is optimized for mobile could become a search rank signal, Google said

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EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates

The new CA is called Let's Encrypt and its goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of SSL/TLS on the Internet

Alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0 arrested, faces narcotics charges

The 26-year-old was arrested Wednesday in San Francisco and faces multiple charges in New York.

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Drupal users: Assume your site was hacked if you didn't apply Oct. 15 patch immediately

Drupal site owners who failed to rapidly deploy a recent critical patch were advised to restore their sites from backups

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Is your IP address really yours? EU court to decide the question

If IP addresses are considered personal data, that could be a win for some privacy advocates.

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Reddit gets into crowdfunding with new Redditmade site

Got a favorite subreddit you visit every day? Pretty soon you may be able to purchase a t-shirt to show off your subreddit love.

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Three services that take the headache out of creating a website

Everyone should have a website. If you don't, here are three ways to publish one quickly and easily.

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

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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.