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Non-Profit Wants To Make Encrypting Web Traffic Easy And Free | Popular Science

The padlock icon is our friend. We’ve all been trained to look for it in the address bar of our browser, especially when we’re shopping online, logging into our webmail, or accessing sensitive information from our bank. But shouldn’t secure browsing be the rule, rather than the exception? A project called Let’s Encrypt wants to …

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Hackers are loading viruses on to PCs still in the factory, warn Microsoft | Metro.co.uk

Hackers are loading viruses on to PCs still in the factory, warn Microsoft Cyber criminals have unleashed a sinister new plot by installing malware on to PCs before they leave the factory, Microsoft is warning. Related Tags:China Hard at work: Microsoft’s digital crimes unit (Picture: AP) The gangs were able to get the Nitol bug …

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