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Google starts blocking browser extensions found outside Chrome's Web Store

After warning Chrome users in November, Google has begun blocking non-Chrome Web Store extensions from being installed on Chrome for Windows.

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DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you, makes terrific overhaul official

The privacy-themed search engine got a slew of new tools

FCC moves forward on net neutrality plan: What now?

The FCC's chairman says he's looking for more public comment on his proposal.

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One month later, hundreds of thousands of servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed

About a month after the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug surfaced, a large number of servers worldwide are still vulnerable to attack.

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7 Internet fakes we wish were real

Spend a little time on the Web, and you'll know better than to trust your eyes. Still, we've come across a few online pranks that we wish were more truth than fiction.

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Teen arrested for Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

The Canada Revenue Agency reported data on 900 taxpayers was stolen through the Web vulnerability

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Heartbleed: Security experts reality-check the 3 most hysterical fears

Everything's been hacked! Change all your passwords but not yet! Security experts cut through the Heartbleed hype.

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First sites admit data loss through Heartbleed attacks

Canada's tax authority and a popular British parenting site are the first to admit data loss.

In Heartbleed's wake, Comodo cranks out fresh SSL certificates

Comodo's chief technology officer warns it is still very early in the remediation process

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Website operators will have a hard time dealing with the Heartbleed vulnerability

Patching the vulnerable OpenSSL software is just the first step, security experts say