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Google Considers Hiding URLs In Chrome Browser

URLs typically tend to be long and winding, beset with countless slashes and other characters. Google is now considering replacing the URLs in Chrome browser with top-level domains only. This means that rather than viewing specific URLs, you'll see the main domain of a given site.
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Google Docs Blocked By University Of Oxford Over Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks typically involve luring a user into clicking a nefarious link or persuading him/her to fill up an unknown form which essentially provides the attacker with the user's personal credentials. Attackers have repeatedly used Google Docs in perpetuating such phishing attacks targeted at University of Oxford. This forced the university…
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Something Is Wrong With Yahoo Mail, Inboxes Are Filled Up With Spam

Yahoo users have been complaining for the last few days that their mail accounts had been filled up by spam. For few days, they have seen surge in email spam. It goes without saying that Gmail's spam filtering is now best among the other mail services, but Yahoo mail was not poor either. Unfortunately, Yahoo users are getting lot of spam mails for…
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Beware Of Phishing Attack Targeted For Apple Customers

Mac security-software company Intego reported a Phishing attack on Apple Customers. The phishing attack has broken out on Christmas day. The Attacker sent an e-mails with the subject “Apple update your Billing Information.” These well-formatted e-mails could fool many Apple users, especially those who may have found a new iPhone, iPod or iMac from…
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MacGuard New Mac Defender Malware Variant

Apple's Mac is vulnerable, as shown by a variant of the MAC Defender malware that doesn't require an administrator's OK to install and the irst version did require the administrator's password before stealing credit-card information, but new MAC Defender variant, called MacGuard, bypasses security by installing in a new location.......
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Sony Gets Hacked Once Again

The attacks on Sony do not seem to come to an end. The series of attacks span back to the several day outage of the Sony PlayStation network. After repeat attacks to its PlayStation Network over the past month, researchers from cyber security firm F-Secure have discovered a phishing attack site hosted on a Sony server. So yes, Sony has been hacked…
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