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Microsoft muffs up browser choices for Windows 7 users, Europe isn’t happy

Posted July 18, 2012 Although ordered to let Windows users choose which browser they would prefer, a Microsoft “technical error” meant 28 million Windows 7 users were given no choice at all. Read more here. 

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Facebook teaches users how to kill adware

Posted March 28, 2012 Put that  click-happy finger away. Nobody’s giving you the ability to see who viewed you on timeline or looked at your profile. All they want is to give you venereal Facebook adware disease. Go take out an ad on OKCupid if you want to oogle yr ooglers. Oooooooog! Here’s the hunk […]

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Google offers $1 million in exploit rewards for Chrome hacks

Posted  February 28, 2012 Google is offering cash prizes totaling $1 million to hackers, plus a Chromebook, for those who successfully exploit its Chrome browser at the CanSecWest security conference next week. Read all about it on Naked Security. 

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Researchers: Google gamed browser report that dissed Firefox

Posted December 16, 2011 Surprise, surprise: It turns out that the Google-sponsored study that painted Firefox in a poor light might have been influenced by the sponsor. Check out the story at Naked Security.

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Google-funded study finds Firefox least secure browser, Chrome the best

A new study has tossed the big browsers into the security mosh pit and decreed that Google’s Chrome comes in first, ahead of Internet Explorer and Firefox. But when it comes to the top three, is security more about your browser being up to date and properly configured than its brand? The full story is […]

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