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Friday, 28 Aug 2015

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that on Monday, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.

Monday, 24 Aug 2015

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China's "Cleaning the Internet" program sees over 15,000 people arrested

Authorities in China have revealed that over 15,000 people have been arrested as part of the country's program to curb cybercrime.

Thursday, 22 Jan 2015

"123456" and "password" top list as worst passwords

Every year, SplashData releases its list of top 10 worst passwords. And unsurprisingly, "123456" and "password" continue to be popular amongst users.

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015

The US hacked North Korea first

The US hacked North Korea first

The Sony hacking story takes on yet another spin with a new US revelation.

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

According to reports, Netflix is under pressure by Australian right holders of US-produced shows and movies to block VPN use and talks are currently underway.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

Google has announced plans to build and operate FASTER, a high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system that will connect the US with Chikura and Shima in Japan. SingTel will also be involved in this project.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google has announced the creation of Project Zero, a team of researchers dedicated to uncovering zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws and other security issues that could represent a threat to internet users.

Monday, 28 Apr 2014

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

A new security flaw has been discovered that affects all versions of Internet Explorer (6 to 11) that could let attackers gain full user control of your computer, steal your private information and more.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

According to Internet security firm Sucuri, most of the top web sites around the world are free from the Heartbleed vulnerability. However, a handful of web sites still remain vulnerable.

Monday, 14 Apr 2014

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Content distribution network Cloudfare has confirmed that it is possible for hackers to obtain private security keys using the Heartbleed bug.

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