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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

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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...

Google adds pop-up website bios to search results

A new feature dishes out details about major sites before you follow that link.

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Spammers target Snapchat, Bitly, and Kik

Bitly is working with Symantec to clean up malicious links, the result of API keys left visible on the Web

Speed up your web browsing with Vimium's keyboard shortcuts

Vimium for Chrome lets you control websites with your keyboard.