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November, 2009

  • 27 November

    Symantec : Shortened URLs pose security risk

    Nearly all of us have used URL-shortening services such as bit.ly or TinyURL. They are a great convenience, but according to Symantec , pose a security threat. The computer security firm says their malicious use is on the rise, and that they are especially dangerous because users do not always …