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|1:|| 500,000 ZeroAccess Botnet-Infected Computers Disabled - Implicated in Click Fraud|
"About 500,000 hijacked computers have been taken out of the 1.9 million strong ZeroAccess botnet,..."
|Oct 1, 2013|
|2:|| US: New York Attorney General's Operation "Clean Turf" Fines Companies For Writing False Online Reviews|
The authorities fight back over false online reviews!
|Sept 25, 2013|
|3:|| I Want a New Search Engine|
"The search engines are failing me. I spend more time trying to push the search engines out of the way, than finding stuff."
|Sept 23, 2013|
|4:|| NYT And Twitter Problems Continue Following DNS Hack|
In recent months, the hackers have targeted major media companies including the Financial Times, Washington Post, CNN and BBC.
|Aug 28, 2013|
|5:|| LinkedIn Opens Sponsored Updates Advertising To All|
These updates, which look like regular posts, are clearly labeled "Sponsored" and give you the option to "Like," "Comment" and "Share" the updates, as well as "Follow" the company.
|July 23, 2013|
|6:|| U.S. Court Rules Disputed Web Patent Claim Is Invalid|
A US court has upheld a decision to invalidate a tech firm's claim to own technologies underpinning the web.
|July 23, 2013|
|7:|| Cracking Tough Passwords Appears Just Too Easy|
The moral of the story: if a reporter with zero training in the ancient art of password cracking can achieve such results, imagine what more seasoned attackers can do.
|May 29, 2013|
|8:|| Apple Reveals Financial Bailout of California|
Apple Computer Inc, the world's largest corporation with an estimated $75 billion in cash which exceeds the current bank balance of the Federal Government, has finally decided what to do with all that surplus. announcing it publicly for the first time Thursday after the closing bell, as markets wouldn't be open on Good Friday.
|Apr 1, 2013|
|9:|| Google Pressurises Sweden To Drop The Word "Ungoogleable"|
The Language Council of Sweden has dropped the term "ungoogleable" from its list of new words, following pressure from Google to adapt its definition to something more flattering for the company.
|Mar 26, 2013|
|10:|| Study: 50pct of All Email Spam Comes From Only 20 ISPs|
Of the 42,201 ISPs studied about 50% of all junk mail, phishing attacks and other malicious messages came from just 20 networks,
|Mar 18, 2013|
|11:|| YouTube Co-Founder Working On New Video Collaboration Site|
"I wish [South by Southwest] was a month later because I could unveil the new product," Hurley said during a Q&A...
|Mar 11, 2013|
|12:|| Zendesk Security Breach Affecting Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest |
Tumblr notified affected users in an email at approximately 6:35 p.m. PST; Twitter and Pinterest are expected to do so shortly.
|Feb 22, 2013|
|13:|| Path Settles With FTC Over Charges It Deceived Consumers and Improperly Collected Personal Information|
"This settlement with Path shows that no matter what new technologies emerge, the agency will continue to safeguard the privacy of Americans."
|Feb 1, 2013|
|14:|| Chinese Hackers Break Into New York Times Over Four Months|
For the last four months, Chinese hackers have persistently attacked The New York Times, infiltrating its computer systems and getting passwords for its reporters and other employees.
|Jan 31, 2013|
|15:|| Beware: Fake Google Security Certificate Discovered|
Google and other browser vendors have taken steps to block an unauthorized digital certificate for the " *.google.com" domain that fraudsters could have used to impersonate the search giant's online services.
|Jan 4, 2013|
|16:|| Happy 2013 WebmasterWorld!|
Happy New Year!
|Dec 31, 2012|
|17:|| US, Canada, Australia and UK Refuse To Sign New Communications Treaty|
The countries had objected to calls for all states to have equal rights to the governance of the internet.
|Dec 14, 2012|
|18:|| FBI Uses Facebook To Help Foil Yahos Botnet: Losses of $850 Million Attributed To The Gang|
In a statement, the US authority said 10 suspects had been arrested globally, including from the UK and US.
|Dec 12, 2012|
|19:|| Report: Facebook Works On Buying Microsoft's Ad Serving Product|
According to several industry sources, Facebook is in negotiations with Microsoft to buy Atlas Solutions, the ad-serving product Microsoft acquired when it bought aQuantive for $6 billion in 2007.
|Dec 6, 2012|
|20:|| Instagram Photo Sharing Site Launches Profiles|
"We're launching web profiles to give you a simple way to share your photos with more people and to make it easier to discover new users on the web."
|Nov 6, 2012|
|21:|| U.S. Judge Allows Piracy Trial To Test IP Evidence|
Such cases rely on identifying the machines the IP address of machines from which content was illegally downloaded as evidence of wrongdoing.
|Oct 10, 2012|
|22:|| LinkedIn Introduces Endorsements|
Starting today, Endorsements launches in English across the United States, India, New Zealand, and Australia.
|Sept 25, 2012|
|23:|| Account Hack, User Speaks Out: Lessons To Learn|
Had I used two-factor authentication for my Google account, it's possible that none of this would have happened, because their ultimate goal was always to take over my Twitter account and wreak havoc.
|Aug 7, 2012|
|24:|| Digg Relaunches With New Design|
"...you'll see these features as our v1, and August 1 as the first of many iterations on a new Digg.
|July 31, 2012|
|25:|| Grum Botnet Command and Control Servers Shut Down|
A botnet which experts believe sent out 18% of the world's spam email has been shut down, a security firm said.
|July 19, 2012|
|26:|| LinkedIn Adds Commenting and Liking, and Trending In Your Network|
LinkedIn Today will now include social gestures which will enable our 161 million member professionals to engage and create a dialogue around the news headlines that matter most to them, as well as learn what is currently trending online.
|July 14, 2012|
|27:|| Report: Hackers List Credentials of 400,000 From Yahoo Service|
Hackers posted what appear to be login credentials for more than 453,000 user accounts that they said they retrieved in plaintext from an unidentified service on Yahoo.
|July 12, 2012|
|28:|| U.S.: Obama Signs Executive Order Outlining Internet Control In Emergencies|
President Barack Obama signed an executive order last week that could give the U.S. government control over the Internet.
|July 11, 2012|
|29:|| DNSChanger Botnet Server Shutdown Will Cut 300,000 Off The Net|
Hundreds of thousands of Internet users with infected computers will be unable to access the Web starting on Monday when the FBI shuts down servers.
|July 7, 2012|
|30:|| LinkedIn User Passwords Hacked|
Anyone with a weak password, particularly one that is used elsewhere in association with their email address or name should change their passwords now.
|June 7, 2012|
|31:|| Internet Marketing Ninjas Acquires Developer Shed from Ziff Davis|
Internet Marketing Ninjas has acquired the Developer Shed assets from Ziff Davis, the Clifton Park marketing firm announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The assets acquired include 20 websites and message boards.
|June 4, 2012|
|32:|| Techies gone astray - Many .gov sites don't resolve without the "www"|
Many US government sites fail to setup their servers for proper canonicalization with or without the "www" subdomain.
|May 28, 2012|
|33:|| Pirate Pay Torrent Disruptor Prevents Downloading of Pirated Content|
The tool poses as real bit torrent users but then "confuses" peer-to-peer networks, causing disconnections.
|May 15, 2012|
|34:|| Foursquare Plans Coupons For People That Check-In To Businesses|
"One of the most fun things about the Foursquare pitch is sitting down with merchants and you can show them a stats dashboard. It shows this is the time of day people come in, here is the breakdown of male and female, here is the list of your best customers, here are some customers that used to come here a lot and don't come anymore..."
|May 9, 2012|
|35:|| Apple Reports Quarterly Profits Up To $11.6 Billion|
Clearly iPad results are driving results, as well as international sales. This is consistent with Apple continuing to capture market share against Android.
|Apr 25, 2012|
|36:|| Apple To Share Some of Its Cash Mountain, $45 Billion, Over 3-Years|
At the end of last year, Apple revealed it had $97.6bn in cash. It expects to use $45bn over the next three years.
|Mar 19, 2012|
|37:|| Lulzsec Hacker Arrests In US and Ireland|
US law enforcement officers have said at least three members of the hacking group had been arrested.
|Mar 6, 2012|
|38:|| US Administration Moves To Start Consumer Privacy Legislation|
The Obama administration plans to work with Congress to enact legislation to protect peoples' online privacy based on a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights being unveiled tomorrow.[br][br]At the same time, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and AOL are committing to work with Do Not Track technology in most major Web browsers so people can stop companies from tracking them as they bounce around the Internet, the administration said in a statement.
|Feb 23, 2012|
|39:|| UK's ITV Warns Apple Off Using its Brand For Apple TV|
Apple has never confirmed plans for an "iTV" but expectations that it is preparing to launch one are gathering pace.
|Feb 13, 2012|
|40:|| Symantec Being Blackmailed Over Source Code|
Negotiations between Symantec and the hacker reportedly broke down however, culminating with an email on Monday that threatened to release the company's source code if Symantec didn't deliver funds within 10 minutes.[br][br][br]Yamatough was apparently unwilling to afford the company more time, however, as a 1.2GB file titled "Symantec's pcAnywhere Leaked Source Code" was posted to the Pirate Bay Monday evening.
|Feb 7, 2012|