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How to erase specific autosuggested URLs from Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Browser autosuggest features are handy, but when you're typing too fast they can sometimes cause problems. Here's how to fix that.

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Change that Kickstarter password -- crowdfunding website gets hit by hackers

Kickstarter alerted people with accounts on the site that hackers were able to access information like user names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. But it says no credit card data was touched.

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Download every De La Soul album for free for today only

Tired of waiting to get through all the legal hurdles, De La Soul is taking its music straight to the fans via the Internet.

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The Day We Fight Back: Online protest against NSA spying kicks off with a 'meh'

'The Day We Fight Back' doesn't match the furor of SOPA and PIPA protests, but you should still take notice.

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Trial set for alleged Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht

Ulbricht will plead not guilty to charges including narcotics conspiracy and computer hacking

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Syrian Electronic Army tries (and fails) to hijack Facebook

Some registration information for facebook.com was changed, but the domain was not redirected to an unauthorized server

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Adobe releases critical emergency update for Flash Player

The update patches a vulnerability for which an exploit was reported in the wild, the company said

Tumblr adds SSL encryption option, but not as the default

To benefit from the added security users need to enable the SSL option in the account settings

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Websites busted for pushing counterfeit Super Bowl gear

As in the past few years, the U.S. Customs agency teamed with the NFL to cut into the lucrative counterfeit sports gear market.

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Hackers transform Angry Birds website into 'Spying Birds' following NSA claims

The hackers placed an image with the message 'Spying Birds' on the site's home page