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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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Evolution of the internet: Celebrating 50 years since Arpanet

50 years after the birth of the internet's precursor, Arpanet, there are more internet-connected devices than people in the world, and traffic is measured in exabytes.

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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? No more Flash (without jumping through hoops)

Chrome 76 disables Flash by default, closes an Incognito Mode loophole and simplifies Progressive Web App installation.

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the splinternet

The web was never going to be worldwide. The idea of one single global internet is an obsolete fantasy.

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Oracle does-in Dyn, resets DNS services to cloud

Oracle wants its DNS customers to migrate from its Dyn service to Oracle Cloud services, but some of those customers are very unhappy.

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

It might only be summer, but Amazon wants you to pull out your wallet like it's Black Friday. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza on July 15 and 16.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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How and why deepfake videos work — and what is at risk

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

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Apple showcases new streaming service, plus, Facebook's outage | TECH(feed)

Its servers were down for hours, and then news broke that two of Facebook’s top executives are leaving the company. We’ll take a look at that on today’s episode of TECH(feed). We’ll also discuss Apple new video streaming service.

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How Link Digital left web development behind to drive data growth

Making its mark as a Canberra-based web development company in 2001, Link Digital began moving towards open data services about five years ago, based on CKAN, Drupal and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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What is Cryptojacking?

'Cryptojacking' is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency.

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Malicious URLs now rampant: study

Malicious URLs are now rampant problem according to a study which found they are contained in an average of one in every 61 emails.

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Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router

Cisco is warning organizations with remote users using a particular wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.

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ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now

Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some of these attacks that can compromise corporate data.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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Suddenly, podcasting becomes a sound business

Spotify began a buying spree in an apparent bid to dominate podcasting. Here’s what it knows that others don’t.

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How fake news is changing the internet

The tools we all use for knowledge, communication and business are being re-engineered to stop disinformation. Is our loss of control worth it?

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