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Would You Pay $10 Grand To Keep Your Website Away From XXX Content?

Would You Pay $10 Grand To Keep Your Website Away From XXX Content?

Have you ever thought about what would happen if your IT administrator were to go rogue and create redirects on your website that take your visitors to inappropriate content? Well, it happened to one unfortunate company in Arizona, and it ended poorly for both parties involved. What started as a ransom ended up as four years of probation and a huge sum of cash paid in restitution.

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Illegal Marketplace On The Dark Web Shut Down

Illegal Marketplace On The Dark Web Shut Down

A Dark Web marketplace known as AlphaBay has been brought down by an international law enforcement effort between the United States, Canada, and Thailand.

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Tip of the Week: Load Cached Pages in Google Chrome for Offline Browsing

b2ap3_thumbnail_google_chrome_400.jpgYou might have experienced the frustration of reading an article online and having the Internet connection cut out on you. This is one of the most common problems while working with a shoddy WiFi connection. If this happens to you, you can view your browser’s cached pages in order to finish up what you were reading; so long as you’re not trying to view pages like Facebook, which update periodically throughout the day.

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What Really Happens when Websites Collect Your Personal Data

b2ap3_thumbnail_entering_personal_data_online_400.jpgYou might be aware that some websites collect personal data from you depending on your mobile device’s location, your browsing history, and several other factors. This information is generally used for marketing, but it could have unforeseen effects on the way you browse the Internet. It can be fairly revealing about your personality, or possibly even incriminating. Therefore, you should be aware of how this personal information is gathered from you without you even knowing it.

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