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Putting Techno-Panics in Perspective

Larry Magid | Posted 09.16.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

A lot was written about the DNSChanger scare last week. I tried to downplay the risk, but some security experts and journalists sounded alarms. Could it be that spreading fear about malware helps sell security software and improves ratings for news stories?

Why You Might Get Kicked Offline Monday--And How To Avoid It

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Internet providers have plans to help their customers Monday and others are braced for calls to helplines because thousands around the c...

Malware Could Get You Kicked Offline This Monday

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.04.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check o...