Wikipedia

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales didn’t die this weekend, despite what his hacked Twitter account said

No, Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, isn’t dead.

But his Twitter *did* get hacked.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Wikipedia embraces HTTPS

Encryption is a good thing. Well done to Wikipedia, one of the web’s most popular sites, for sending such a clear message.


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Seeing ads on Wikipedia? You may have malware

Wikipedia warns its millions of users about how cybercriminals can inject adverts into webpages.


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Successful internet blackout, Zuck tweets, but has Don McLean been ripped off?

As you can’t have failed to have noticed, on Wednesday some of the world’s most famous websites chose a variety of ways to protest against proposed anti-piracy legislation in the United States.


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How to get around the Wikipedia blackout

There’s an easy way to get around Wikipedia’s blackout, using a tool which can also boost your online security.

Find out how now.


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Breaking news: Christian Slater is NOT dead

Christian Slater has not died in a snowboarding accident, despite what you might have read on the internet. Check out our (incomplete) list of other people who haven’t died.


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Sneaky survey adverts prey on ham-fisted Wikipedia users

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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