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2008-06-24 02:29:37

The U.S. Senate has designated the month of June as National Internet Safety Month to "provide the citizens of the United States with an opportunity to learn more about the dangers of the Internet and the importance of being safe and responsible online." Senate resolution S.

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2008-04-10 10:50:00

It’s no cause for celebration, but the number of malicious viruses, worms and trojans has officially exceeded the one million mark, according to a bi-annual Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec.

2005-12-07 17:34:34

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roughly one in four U.S. Internet users are targets of phishing attacks -- phony e-mails seeking personal financial data -- according to a study conducted by Time Warner Inc.'s Internet unit AOL and the National Cyber Security Alliance.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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