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  1. Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

    In the most high-profile spat with China, Google moved its Chinese operations to Hong Kong in 2010 following a series of cyber attacks that were believed to be politically motivated. Microsoft has been forced to deny that its Bing search engine is...

  2. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    It is a virtual world where thousands of crimes are carried out every day--including telemarketing fraud, drug trafficking, human trafficking, cyber attacks, and terrorist plots. Nevada Senator Harry Reid has postponed the Protect I.P.vote, while...

  3. Google Prompts Iranian Users to Re-Secure Their Gmail Accounts

    After a certificate verification authority in the Netherlands was compromised, Iranian Google users became vulnerable to phishing, spying, and other cyber-attacks. This made users vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks that could intercept...

  4. Baidu Executives Fly to U.S. For Meeting With Facebook

    If Chinese hacker cyber attacks have caused Google to have concerns about China, should the Internet community be concerned about Facebook opening operations in China? Google, however, cited a Chinese cyber attack on theirs and over 30 other...

  5. The Revolution Will Be Streamed -- Operation Payback: Protest or War?

    Even though there have been cyber attacks before, and these are merely DDOS attacks, this is the first time it has been when a network of individuals are able to bring down major sites not only in real time, but in front of the eyes of those...

  6. Consumer Watchdog Believes Google 'WiSpy' Potentially Logged Homeland Security Data

    Also, back in February, the National Security Agency had teamed up with the Mountain View-based company to fight cyber attacks, sparking Internet users' fears that the alliance would give the government open access to private data.

  7. Avoiding Online Risks Kicking Off with the 2010 FIFA World Cup

    One of the latest PDF attacks took advantage of an Adobe Reader vulnerability that was recently patched. Targeted Phishing Attacks Each of these types of social engineering attacks operate by enticing people to make an interactive choice, infecting...

  8. Google's New Approach to China: A Closer Look at the Attack Heard 'Round the Web

    In terms of cyber espionage attacks, there is little debate about the scope of attacks produced by China; China doesn't have a positive track record when it comes to cyber espionage, which analysts say, has been an ongoing problem with attacks on...