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Report: NSA secretly exploited devastating Heartbleed bug for years (Update: NSA denies)

News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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Critical OpenSSL 'Heartbleed' bug puts encrypted communications at risk

Administrators are advised to patch and revoke old private keys

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Safari 7 review: Mavericks browser saves battery life, brings further refinements

Safari 7 speeds up Web surfing, but it also takes a few steps backward with its feature set.

Transmit 4 review: One of the best FTP clients for the Mac

Transmit makes is super easy to transfer files over the Internet.

Review: DevonAgent Pro 3.5 a powerful search engine and browser combo

For serious, detailed Web research, DevonAgent Pro can cut through clutter

Why some Web sites are much slower than others

John asked why one Web page "comes up right away, while another takes quite a long time to load."

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Netflix takes need for speed global with worldwide ISP rankings

Netflix is expanding its rankings of Internet service providers by ranking streaming speeds from ISPs in the U.S., Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, and Sweden.

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Mac troubleshooting: What to do when you can't connect to the Internet

No connection? Follow Joe Kissell's steps to figure out what's keeping you off the Internet.

An obscenely slow Internet connection when you're paying for a fast one

Interronator is paying Time Warner for 20mbps Internet service, but is only getting about .7 (note the decimal point).

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