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KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review: A capable VPN and a great option for Netflix fans

Fairly easy to use, KeepSolid VPN performs well enough and offers a reliable way to access your favorite streaming services at home or abroad.

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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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Spectrum TV Choice review: A la carte TV for cord-cutters, but at a cost

The cable giant offers a la carte streaming, with mixed results.

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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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Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft now builds in NewsGuard, an extension to help rate how trustworthy a news site is, within its Edge browser for Android and iOS smartphones.

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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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How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve: NORAD Santa Tracker, Google Santa Tracker

You can track Santa's annual Christmas Eve journey on your PC, mobile device, or even social networks and search engines.

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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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Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs

Microsoft's Edge is embracing the open-source Chromium project and expanding to other operating systems. It'll even run Chrome extensions, company executives said recently.

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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 how this encryption protocol works

The SSL/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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Microsoft Bing's Black Friday research tools are hit-and-miss

Microsoft's Bing search engine adds phone-versus-phone research tools and comparison shopping, but its deals archive doesn't quite live up to what it promises, yet.

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Google's Chrome 71 will block 'abusive' ads that trick you into clicking them

Google says its upcoming Chrome 71 browser will take down all ads from sites that allow deceptive advertising.

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How 'free' Wi-Fi hotspots can track your location even when you aren't connected

Some free Wi-Fi hotspots are tracking the locations of users who've signed on even if they're no longer connected. PCWorld investigates how this happens.

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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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