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Top web browsers 2019: Firefox scores second straight month of share growth

For the second straight month, Mozilla's Firefox gained user share in January. That puts its share back where it was in mid-2018.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 72 for Windows, macOS and Linux patches 58 vulnerabilities and begins the process of ending support for older web encryption protocols.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla revamps ad-tracker blocking controls

With Firefox 65, users get more control over cross-site ad-tracking, a revamped Task Manager and patches for seven vulnerabilities.

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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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ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN will complete the switchover this week to a new internet security key that protects DNS, the internet's address book. The old Root Key Signing Key will be decomissioned Jan. 10.

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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 is digital trust? How CSOs can help drive business

Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.

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What is SSL, TLS? And why it’s time to upgrade to TLS 1.3

The TLS protocol encrypts internet traffic of all types, making secure internet communication (and therefore internet commerce) possible. Here are the basics of how it works and what comes next.

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Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco's annual look at the state of the internet finds that IoT, tons of new internet users, video surveillance, and IP WAN traffic drive traffic growth.

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Google Maps is the new social network

While Twitter tumbles and Facebook flounders, Google Maps has emerged as the best social network for businesses.

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What are deepfakes? How and why they work

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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Why Microsoft and Google love progressive web apps

Microsoft wants everything to run on Windows. Google wants everything to run on the web. (And what does Apple want?)

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ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

The KSK rollover involved generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, according to ICANN. Such resolvers run software that converts...

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SQL injection explained: How these attacks work and how to prevent them

There are several types of SQL injection, but they all involve an attacker inserting arbitrary SQL into a web application database query. The good news? SQLi is the lowest of the low-hanging fruit for both attackers and defenders.

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What is IPv6, and why aren’t we there yet?

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of IP addresses available under Ipv4, yet despite its efficiency and security advantages, adoption is still slow.

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ICANN sets plan to reinforce internet DNS security

ICANN has voted to go ahead with the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS).

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Social media and trolls: The end is near

A new service uses NFC and blockchain to end trolling forever. (And just in time.)

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What is a search engine, anyway?

If you think a search engine exists as an index to the internet, it’s time to update your thinking.

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