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Google, Facebook Briefly Caught in Danish Child Porn Filter

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A simple human error resulted in the exposure of a serious systems design flaw in Denmark March 1st. A police officer accidentally copied a list of 8,000 legitimate domains, including Google and Facebook, to the child porn domain blocking directory. A simple human error resulted in the exposure of a serious systems design flaw in Denmark March 1st. A police officer accidentally copied a list of 8,000 legitimate domains, including Google and Facebook, to the child porn domain blocking directory. 0 Comments

Google Falsely Flagged as Malware by Microsoft

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The world’s most popular search engine was falsely identified by Microsoft as malware for four hours on Valentine’s Day due to a faulty software security update, leaving many frustrated Internet Explorer users unable to access Google. The world’s most popular search engine was falsely identified by Microsoft as malware for four hours on Valentine’s Day due to a faulty software security update, leaving many frustrated Internet Explorer users unable to access Google. 0 Comments