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  1. As of October 2017 There are approximately 3.27 billion Internet users in the world, of which Asia accounts for around 50% of that total number.
  2. To remove the Google Ad program, which ties consumers' online behaviors to their purchases and tracks shoppers using the Google products, such as Google Search, Google Chrome, and Android smart phones, when shopping online, users of Google's products can go to their My Activity Page, click on Activity Controls, and uncheck "Web and Web Activity".
  3. Click here (haveibeenpwned.com) or here (shouldichangemypassword.com) and type your email address to check if your account has been compromised in a data breach.
  4. Ransomware is a kind of cyber attack that involves hackers taking control of a computer or mobile device and demanding payment. It is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. Simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, and display a message requesting payment to unlock it. More advanced malware encrypts the victim's files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them. The best protection against ransomware  is to back up all of the information and files on your devices in a completely separate system. A good place to do this is on an external hard drive that isn't connected to the Internet. This means that if you suffer an attack you won't lose any information to the hackers.
  5. The most common cyber-crimes:
  6. The most expensive virus to date has been MyDoom, an email worm, which gave hackers remote control over systems, and conducted DDoS attacks. MyDoom is also known as W32.MyDoom@mm, Novarg, Mimail.R and "'Shimgapi'", is a computer worm affecting Microsoft Windows. It was first sighted on January 26, 2004. It became the fastest-spreading e-mail worm ever (as of January 2004, exceeding previous records set by the Sobig worm and ILOVEYOU, a record which as of 2016 has yet to be surpassed.
  7. Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. The aim of phishing is to trick people into handing over their card details or access to protected systems. A Verizon data breach investigations report has shown that 23% of people open phishing emails. 
  8. As of the end of 2016, around 40% of global Internet users shopped online to buy products or goods.
  9. As of January 2016 there were 3.26 billion Internet users, of which 21.97% for China, 9.58% for the U.S. and 8.33% for India. 86.75% of the U.S. population and 89.90% of U.K. citizens use the Internet, and Bermuda has the highest Internet penetration at 97.75% (63,987 over 65,461 population). Asia accounts for 48.4% of global internet users.
  10. As of January 2016 there were around 123.78 million registered .com domain names, accounted for 50% of all domain registrations, followed by the .tk with 27.7 million.
  11. An estimated 37,000 websites are hacked every day. The most highly-publicized breaches accounts in recent years:
  12. Hackers stole data on 500 million Yahoo! users' accounts in 2014, and more than 450,000 user accounts were compromised in 2012. Account user information includes names, email addresses, telephone numbers, birth dates, encrypted passwords and, in some cases, security questions.
  13. More than 70 million households and seven million small businesses accounts at JPMorgan were hacked in 2014.
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  15. Michael Aldrich demonstrates the first online shopping system in 1979.
  16. Minitel was introduced by France Télécom and used for online ordering nationwide in France in 1982.
  17. CompuServe launched the Electronic Mall, which was the first comprehensive electronic commerce service in the USA and Canada, in April 1984.
  18. Tim Berners-Lee wrote the first web browser, WorldWideWeb, using a Apple NeXT computer in 1990.
  19. Book Stacks Unlimited in Cleveland, OH, opened the first commercial website (books.com) selling books online with credit card processing in 1992.
  20. Netscape 1.0 was introduced in late 1994 with SSL encryption that made transactions secure for electronic commerce.
  21. Ipswitch IMail Server became the first electronic commerce software available online for sale in 1994, and it could be downloaded from the websites, Ipswitch, Inc. and OpenMarket.
  22. Amazon.com, an American electronic commerce launched by Jeff Bezos in 1995, is the largest Internet-based retailer in the U.S, started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry.
  23. To reach 50 million users it took the World Wide Web 4 years, the radio 38 years, and the television 13 years.
  24. Zappos.com wasbacquired by Amazon.com for $928 million in 2009.
  25. eBay acquires PayPal for $1.5 billion in 2002
  26. Business.com sold $7.5 million to eCompanies in 1999; it was purchased $149,000 in 1997. The most expensive domain name ever sold is Insurance.com, for $35.6 million in 2010.
  27. Alibaba Group, the largest Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals, was established in China in 1999. Alibaba Group has the largest Initial public offering ever, worth $25 billion, in 9/2014 in the U.S.
  28. IndiaMART business-to-business (B2B) marketplace established in India in 1996. It's one of the largest Indian online marketplaces based in Noida, India
  29. The first message sent over the Internet was "LOG", and it was done at MIT.
  30. The first YouTube video, “Me at the zoo”, which features Jawed Karim, one of the founders of YouTube, at the San Diego Zoo, was uploaded on April 23, 2005. The other co-founders are Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Google acquired YouTube, a 65-employee company headquartered in San Bruno, CA, for $1.65 billion in an all stock transaction on October 16, 2006.
  31. Sina Weibo is a Chinese micro-logging website, which has features that are similar to Twitter and Facebook. It is one of the most popular sites in China, in use by well over 30% of Internet users, and has about 100 million messages posted daily.  It was launched by SINA Corporation on 14 August 2009, and has 503 million registered users as of December 2012.
  32. Twitter has 271 million monthly active users, and 500 million Tweets are sent per day as of 9/2014.
  33. On May 19, 2014, a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania (U.S) indicted five Chinese military hackers, Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu Chunhui, for computer hacking, economic espionage and other offenses.
  34. As of April 2014, every minute there are 1,820 TB of data created, 168+ million emails sent, 698,500 Google searches, 11+ million instant messages, 695,000+ Facebook accesses, and 98,000+ tweets.
  35. January 2014 Facebook has revenue of $2.59bn for the three months to the end of December 2013 –  up 63% from the same time the previous year.
  36. Google promoted copycat sites, happily taking the revenue that it generates.
  37. 152,445,165 Adobe accounts were compromised in a massive October 2013 breach with each containing an internal ID, username, email, encrypted password and a password hint in plain text.
  38. 453,427 Yahoo! accounts were breached in 2012 via an SQL [structured query language] injection attack.
  39. Apple Inc. reported a new record, with preorders for the new models, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in the first 24 hours after its announcement day (September 9, 2014), surpassing 4 million, twice that for the iPhone 5. About 2 million pre-orders were received for the iPhone 5 in the first 24 hours after it went on sale in September 2012. More than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices were sold in the first three days. Apple sold 5 million of iPhone 5 in the first weekend.
  40. Apple sold a record-breaking 9 million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20, 2013.
  41. More than 200 million Apple users are running the new iOS 7 on their iPhones and iPads, and that more than 11 million unique listeners already tuned in to iTunes Radio in the first five days after it went live.
  42. Apple took 21 days to sell 10 million iPhone 5s; Samsung took 50 days to sell 10 million Galaxy S IIIs
  43. As of 3/2013 Microsoft's Internet Explorer has a 56% market share for Internet browsers on personal computers, Mozilla's Firefox has a 20% share and Google's Chrome has 17%.
  44. Apple took 21 days to sell 10 million iPhone 5s; Samsung took 50 days to sell 10 million Galaxy S IIIs
  45. Apple expects to sell about 250 million iPhone 5 with a projected revenue of $144 billion before the next generation of iPhone is released.
  46. About 145.8 million iPhones were sold before iPhone 5 was released (9/21/2012).
  47. There were about 94 million iPhone sold in 2012.
  48. Around 75% of iPhone users slept with their iPhone next to them in bed, and 94% confessed to having a certain level of addiction to their iPhone.
  49. Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 4 - In addition to having a size that is taller, thinner and lighter than the size of Apple iPhone 4S, Apple iPhone 5 uses 4G LTE connectivity that has a speed as four times faster than the one of Apple iPhone 4S, which only offers 3G HSDPA connectivity. iPhone 5 also has 8MP camera that can simultaneously capture 1080p HD videos and images while Apple iPhone 4 has 5MP camera that can only capture 720p HD videos.
  50. As of 2012, Apple employs 60,400 full-time employees, but most of them are employees in Apple's retail stores (36,000).
  51. As of August 2012, Twitter had about 900 employees, and over 500 million active users, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day.
  52. As of March 2014, Facebook had 7,185 employees (June 2014) and about 1.28 billion monthly unique 1.28 billion worldwide. As of July 2012, it had 3,976 employees, and 955 million monthly active users worldwide (552 million daily active users), of which approximately 81% of its monthly active users were outside the U.S. and Canada, and 543 million active users using Facebook on a mobile device. There were about 155.6 million members from the U.S., 52.8 million members from Brazil, 51 million members from India, 44 million members from Indonesia, and 36.2 million members from Mexico.
  53. On average, teenagers send 60 text messages per day.
  54. WhatsApp Inc., a 55-employee copmany that provides a mobile messenger service, was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, both former employees of Yahoo! As of August, 2014, WhatsApp, which had over 600 million active users as of 9/2014, was acquired by Facebook for $19 billion in February 2014.
  55. Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr Instagram was acquired by Facebook in April 2012 for approximately US$1 billion in cash and stock.
  56. Google, which has about 31,400 employees as of 2012, is the Internet's leading brand in terms of number of users. In May 2012 it had 155 million unique U.S. visitors from desktop and laptop computers, compared with Facebook's 140 million.
  57. In 2011 Google had 38.5% of the online advertising market, compared with 4.6% for Facebook.
  58. Google learns about you while you enter requests into its search engine, the YouTube site, or receive or send emails using your Gmail account. Moreover, if you write memos on Google's online word processing program, Docs, Google will alert you if you misspell the name of a friend or co-worker who has communicated with you on Google's Gmail.
  59. Google increased its share of the search market to 66.2 percent in January 2012, up from 65.9 percent in December 2011. Microsoft's Bing climbed from 15.1 percent to 15.2 percent, and Yahoo fell from 14.5 percent to 14.1 percent market share. (Source: comScore).
  60. As of June 2012 there were 7,017,846,922 people used Internet worldwide; of which Africa: 1,073,380,925; Asia: 3,922,066,987; Europe: 820,918,446; Middle East: 223,608,203; North America: 348,280,154; Latin America / Caribbean: 593,688,638; and Oceania / Australia: 35,903,569.
  61. As of January 2017, Google is the #1 most popular website in the world, followed by Facebook and YouTube. As of 1/2012 Google+ had 90 million users and about 60% loged in every day.
  62. As of the 1/2012 Bing Search supports 37 languages, including Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. Search in the English language with the English-French Bing translator can produce French language results.
  63. Since 5/2011 Microsoft included comments from Facebook friends into its Bing search engine.
  64. Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), the set of communications protocols used for the Internet was designed in 1973.
  65. Ray Tomlinson introduced electronic mail system with the @ to distinguish between the sender's name and network name in the e-mail address in 1971.
  66. The French Culture Ministry has banned the word 'e-mail and replace it by the term 'courriel' in all government documentation, because 'e-mail' is an English word.
  67. Internet Domain Registration was free until an announcement by the National Science Foundation on 14th September, 1995, changed it.
  68. As the end of 2011, Facebook has more than 800 million active users around the world, and roughly 200 million in the United States.
  69. Per Forbes, at the end of March 2011, the value of Facebook, Zynga, Twitter and Linkedin is $65B, $8B, $4B and $2.2B, respectively.
  70. MySpace had 25 million as of June 2012. It had around 63 million users in February 2011, down from about 110 million in February 2010.
  71. A majority of Americans ignore Internet ads the most; smaller percentages ignore television, radio and newspaper ads.
  72. During the period of October 2009 to October 2010 Facebook members increased 22%, Twitter up only 1% , LinkedIn lost 5%, and MySpace lost 21%.
  73. Around 21% of Americans have never accessed the internet.
  74. In 2010 American people aged 18-24 spent more than 4 times shopping online than older consumers.
  75. Google scans the text of all incoming messages sent to users holding Gmail accounts for advertising purposes. Google claims that it is a fair and necessary tradeoff for the company's free Gmail service.
  76. Google leads in providing free mapping service, Google Maps: 51,996,000, MapQuest: 39,801,000, and Yahoo! Maps: 10,457,000.
  77. Facebook leads to attract people using its online photo sharing site, Facebook Photos: 44,796,000, Flickr: 24,657,000, Photobucket 22,171,000, and Google Picasa Network: 9,701,000.
  78. Facebook had more than 2000 employees as of 2010. Employee' benefits package sounds pretty sweet: medical, dental and vision health plans with no premiums, 401(k) plan, 4 weeks vacation and 8 company holidays, free catered breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, dry cleaning and laundry services, and a free IBM Thinkpad or Apple MacBook Pro.
  79. 4.33 million hours are spent on Facebook each day (worldwide); more than 13 million users update their profile daily.
  80. MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn account for seven of the top 20 most visited Web sites in the world.
  81. Today there are more than 300 social networking sites around the world with 80% of sites having headquarters in the U.S.
  82. MySpace grew at a rate of about 157 member profiles every minute totaling about 82.7 million new profiles a year.
  83. While other social networks have a broader age demographics, member profiles in Bebo and Xanga consist mostly of teens and early 20's.
  84. 57% of social network users are female; 35% of all users (male/female) are 18 to 29 years old, 23% of them are students, and 48% are single.
  85. Nearly half of all students under 18 years old who have access to the internet have their own personal profiles on social networking sites.
  86. The number of U.S. consumers who frequent online video sites has climbed 339% since 2003, while time spent on these sites has shot up almost 2,000% over the same period.
  87. In China, surveillance and censorship of the Internet's use are very extensive. The Chinese government has mandated that all computers in the country must have the government screening software installed. Reporters Without Borders lists China as one of 13 "enemies of the Internet
  88. China has approximate 384 million Internet users (about 30 percent of the population) as of January 2010, of which 59 percent of Internet users had home/office access and 41 percent used at 1,100,000 Internet cafes. they are possibly the world's heaviest users of Internet-based products, capabilities and services.
  89. 43% of China's Internet users contribute to net forums and discussion boards. The most prolific group is young professionals with ages between 25 to 29. 37% of bloggers post daily, and 41 million of users engage in at least 6 activities that connect with 84 people on a weekly basis.
  90. 42% of Hispanic Internet users report downloading content compared to 35% of all U.S. adults; 55% of Hispanic users send text messages; 28% send pictures; and 15% downloaded a video game and sent/received email.
  91. In the United States there are about 220 million Internet users (70 percent of its population) in 2009, of which 99 percent of Internet users had home access and 1 percent used Internet cafes.
  92. Sweden has the highest percentage of internet users (72 percent).
  93. 33% of Americans (all ages) have social networking profiles; 40% of them visit their profiles daily.
  94. About 42 million Americans tune into online radio each week.
  95. Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet after July 9, 2012 because of the malicious software installed in their computers. The FBI is encouraging users to visit a website run by its security partner, dcwg.org, that will inform them whether they're infected and explain how to fix the problem.
  96. Number of years to reach 50 million users - Internet: 5 years, Cable TV: 10 years, TV: 13 years, and Radio: 38 years.
  97. Microsoft Internet Explorer browser continues sliding in popularity (down from 95% to 68% - as of January 2010) while Firefox and Safari have eaten into that share.
  98. Google (362M), Microsoft (322M),Yahoo (238M), and Facebook (218.8M) were the only sites attracted more than 200 million unique visitors (for each) in February 2010.
  99. As of October 2009, there are about 200 million free email accounts provided by various groups, of which Yahoo! Mail: 105,458,000, Windows Live Hotmail: 48,962,000, and Gmail: 39,251,000.
  100. Netscape found by Jim Clark, Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina, is the first Internet browser developed by Netscape Communications, Inc. (formerly known as Netscape Communications Corporation) and made it available for the public use in October 1994.
  101. Mosaic (web browser), designed by Eric Bina and Marc Andreessen at the University of Illinois’s National Center for Supercomputer Applications, was released on January 23, 1993, and was the first commercial software that allowed graphical access to content on the Internet.
  102. Yahoo!, found by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994, as "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", is a web portal with a web directory providing an extensive range of products and services for various online activities.
  103. The "TheProject.html" webpage is the first one posted on the Internet.
  104. The World Wide Web (WWW), which is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet, was born when Tim Berners-Lee, a researcher at CERN, the high-energy physics laboratory in Geneva, developed HyperText Markup Language.
  105. Steve Wilhite of CompuServe invented the GIF file format, which went on to become the de facto standard for 8-bit images on the Internet until the late 1990s.
  106. The first email was sent in 1971 over the ARPANET between two computers set side by side.

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  15. ABC Player - Provides ABC shows for free wherever and whenever
  16. Amazon Kindle - Provides the ability to read Kindle books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs.
  17. BeatMaker - Offers up a bunch of sound samples that you can splice together and modify to make music.
  18. Bing for iPad - Provides daily briefing app, with weather, news, stocks and trends.
  19. Bandsintown - The app tells you information about bands and its events near you.
  20. C25Kapp - The app turns you into a runner.
  21. CubeDog - Features an adorable dog who is always with you.
  22. Everyday Looper - A popular looping app that enable users to make music with loops.
  23. Facebook - Enables Facebookers to access to friend lists, subscribers and subscriptions.
  24. Hulu Plus - Ebales users to instantly watch TV shows & movies streaming from Hulu. Requires a Hulu Plus subscription.
  25. I Am T-Pain - Enables users to to record their voice and then digitally apply a melody to it.
  26. IMDb Movies & TV - Ebales users to find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your must-see list and rate your favorite movies and TV shows!
  27. Intellicast HD - Offers current and future weather conditions using a speedy interface.
  28. Jetpack Joyride -A good game with a selection of the coolest jetpacks ever made and take to the skies
  29. NBC - Offers the latest full episodes and enable users to view photos, read recaps, play games, keep track and see previews of upcoming shows, and interact with other fans.
  30. Netflix - Enables users to instantly watch TV shows & movies streaming from Netflix. Requires a Netflix subscription.
  31. Noble Nook - Offers an reading experience for NOOK Books, magazines and newspapers
  32. NPR - The most useful app for catching up on the news.
  33. Ocarina - Lets users see and listen to performances by other people who are using the app all over the world.
  34. Pandora Radio - The app uses advanced algorithms to play music for you that matches your tastes.
  35. PCalc Lite - A fully functional and free taste of our popular scientific calculator.
  36. Planetary - Enables users to create favorite albums and control the playback of their music by browsing and selecting astronomical objects.
  37. Pocket Guitar - A pocket-sized guitar simulator enables you to pluck and strum the virtual strings using your device’s touch screen.
  38. Runpee - Helps you enjoy your movie going experience by telling you the best times to Run and Pee without missing anything important.
  39. Shazam - Tells users information about song and where to buy it digitally.
  40. Slacker RadioAn free online music streaming service.
  41. Socialcam - This app provides an easy way to take video and then share it, either with your social networks or via email.
  42. StumbleUpon - Provides new and interesting things from across the Web.
  43. Slacker Radio - Features radio service, with music, live sports, ABC News, comedy and a Slacker music library featuring millions of songs from thousands of artists.
  44. Temple Run - A great treasure hunting adventure game!
  45. Tune Runner - The app allows you to import your iTunes/iPod music library and turns each track into a game.
  46. Twitter - Follows your interests: instant updates from your friends, and what’s happening around the world.
  47. The Guardian Eyewitness - Showcases the world’s most distinctive and provocative photographs, providing a daily, visual reflection of global events.
  48. Zite - Presents a virtual newspaper divided up by section.
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  102. SWIFT Will Begin Enforcing Mandatory Security Controls
  103. Bank Payment Clearance Vulnerabilities: Faster Payments, Faster Fraud?
  104. Bangladesh Bank Heist Probe Finds 'Negligent' Insiders
  105. Internet Censorship in Turkey
  106. New Internet Law in Turkey Sparks Outrage
  107. Turkey Passes Law Tightening Control of Internet
  108. Media Freedom in Turkey
  109. Turkey: Internet Freedom, Rights in Sharp Decline
  110. Egypt | Freedom on the Net
  111. Internet in Egypt - Censorship
  112. Censorship in Saudi Arabia
  113. Saudi Arabia | Freedom on the Net
  114. Saudi Arabia Leads Arab Regimes in Internet Censorship
  115. Documentation of Internet Filtering in Saudi Arabia
  116. Internet Censorship UAE
  117. United Arab Emirates | Freedom on the Net
  118. Internet Filtering in the United Arab Emirates
  119. Top 10 Internet-Censored Countries: North Korea, Burma, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Iran, China, Syria, Tunisia, Vietnam and Turkmenistan.
  120. Ten Countries That Restrict Internet Usage: Bahrain, China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Yemen
  121. From Internet Censorship to Real-time Content Manipulation
  122. 10 Most Notorious Hacking Groups
  123. 5 of the World's Most Famous Hackers & What Happened to Them
  124. The Stories Behind 15 of the Most Dangerous Hackers Ever
  125. 20 Things You Didn't Know About... Computer Hacking
  126. Top 10 Most Famous Hackers of All Time
  127. 25 Most Notorious Hackers To Ever Get Caught
  128. 10 Best Hackers The World Has Ever Known
  129. Infamous Hackers of the 80s and 90s: What They're Doing Now
  130. Hacking Facts, Information, Pictures
  131. Infamy and Alias: 11 Famous Hackers and Their Online Handles
  132. Top 10 Hackers Who Wrote the History
  133. 7 Safety Tips from Hackers
  134. Most Famous Hackers in History
  135. World's Most Famous Hacker Raises $8 Million To Play In Billion
  136. List of Hackers
  137. A Hacker's Tips for Protecting Your Digital Privacy
  138. Everyday Internet Safety Tips
  139. 5 Facts About Hackers that Will Keep You Up at Night
  140. 10 Facts Everyone Should Know About Anonymous
  141. 10 Alarming Cyber Security Facts that Threaten Your Data
  142. Apple, Encryption and China
  143. Internet Censorship in China
  144. News about Internet Censorship in China
  145. China's Great Firewall and Internet Censorship
  146. China | Freedom on the Net
  147. Next The Economist Explains: How Does China Censor the Internet
  148. China’s Scary Lesson to the World: Censoring the Internet Works
  149. Is This North Korea? Chinese Netizens Squirm as Party Tightens Grip on Internet.
  150. Intel Pivots from PCs to Cloud
  151. Getty Images Files EU Complaint Against Google Over Search
  152. Traffic to Wikipedia Terrorism Pages Dropped After Snowden Revelations: Study
  153. How To Clean Up Your Online Reputation
  154. New Search Experiences
  155. Internet2 Expresses Support for State Department's Global Connect Initiative
  156. YouTube Wants You to See the World From Every Angle
  157. Officials Named in Panama Papers Cower Behind China's Great Firewall
  158. Microsoft Blocks Cortana From Searching Google on Windows 10
  159. US House of Representatives Passes Email Privacy Bill
  160. Facebook Messenger Lets 50 Friends Get In on a Call
  161. Windows PC Users Should Uninstall QuickTime Immediately
  162. Smartphone Security Vulnerabilities (video)
  163. US Military Conducts Cyber-Attacks on IS
  164. Ransomware Hackers Are Coming For Your Health Records
  165. 103 Free Security Apps for Mac, Windows and Linux
  166. Protect Your Email Against Threats
  167. Deconstructing a 20 Billion Message Spam Attack
  168. Targeted Cyber Attacks
  169. Cyber Crime Trends and New Twists
  170. Web Hacking Facts and Figures
  171. Apple Blocked China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) CA Months After MITM Attacks
  172. Chapter 7: Behind The Great Firewall
  173. Publishers Put Brave Ad-Blocking Browser on Notice
  174. AT&T Mobility Faces $100M Fine for Misleading Consumers
  175. AT&T Just Got Hit With A $100 Million Fine After Slowing Down Its ‘Unlimited’ Data
  176. The Fastest ISPs of 2014
  177. Twitch Malware Spends Users' Money
  178. As Cyber Rift Deepens, China Bans Use of Windows 8 on Government Computers
  179. U.S. May Act to Keep Chinese Hackers Out of Def Con Hacker Event
  180. U.S. Indicts Five Chinese Military Officials on Cyberspying Charges
  181. Heartbleed Internet Security Flaw Used in Attack
  182. What Heartbleed Can Teach The OSS Community About Marketing
  183. Heartbleed, The First Security Bug With A Cool Logo
  184. How Heartbleed Works: The Code Behind the Internet's Security Nightmare
  185. Q. and A. on Heartbleed: A Flaw Missed by the Masses
  186. How To Find Out If Your Password Has Been Stolen.
  187. How To Check If Your Passwords Have Been Compromised.
  188. How the Feds Brought Down a Notorious Russian Hacker.
  189. What Is Growth Hacking? And How Software Is Eating the World.
  190. Hackers Attack Yahoo Mail Accounts.
  191. The Making of a Computer Hacker.
  192. Hacker, Informant and Party Boy of the Projects.
  193. British Hacker Accused of Stealing Data From Federal Reserve Computers.
  194. Hackers Ruin Canada-Based Bitcoin Bank.
  195. Google Calendar Offers Life-Coaching Goals Feature.
  196. Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club.
  197. Busting a Credit Card Hacker.
  198. How Ukrainian Hacker Maksym Yastremsky, Who Stole 40 Million Cards Was Arrested.
  199. College Hacker Gets Jail For Changing His Grades to Straight As.
  200. Hacker Pranks San Francisco FBI Using Google Maps Exploit.
  201. Yahoo to Block Access of Google and Facebook Accounts.
  202. Inside Endgame: A Second Act for The Blackwater Of Hacking.
  203. Russia, Please Keep Hacking.
  204. Can a Hacker Use a Brute-Force Attack to Steal an Online Password?.
  205. More Google Answer Boxes (That Mostly Fall Short)
  206. Google Must Do the Right Thing on Copycat Websites
  207. Google Adword: Time to Close the 'Rogue Sites' Loophole
  208. Voice Search: Strings Not Things
  209. Hate the New Google Alerts? Here Are 6 Alternatives.
  210. Facebook Battles to Stay Young and Cool.
  211. iPhones May Be Vulnerable To Hacker Attack, Apple Issues Fix.
  212. 9 Ways Facebook Changed How We Talk.
  213. Facebook's First 10 Years: Is It Now in Danger of Swallowing the Web?.
  214. Facebook Will Lose 80% of Users by 2017, According to Research.
  215. How To Turn Facebook From “Time-Waster” To “Marketing Treasure Chest”.
  216. Paper and the Craft of Securing Facebook's Future.
  217. Apple Reportedly Making Push in Mobile Health.
  218. SEO Penalty and Algorithm Recovery Timelines.
  219. Page-Level SEO Tutorial – Part 1 of 3.
  220. SEO: The Serial Sales Killer.
  221. The Top 10 New Reasons To Be Afraid Of Hackers.
  222. Ten Scariest Hacking Statistics.
  223. Who are Hackers? - Top 10 Most Famous Hackers (before 2009)
  224. Why Should I Reveal My 'Real Identity' Online? Anonymity Isn't So Terrible.
  225. Prevent Unauthorized Use of Material You Share on Social Networks.
  226. 5 E-Commerce Trends to Look for in 2014.
  227. 10 Application Trends for 2014: Privacy, Wearables, Education and more.
  228. 12 Things Not To Say on Twitter in 2014.
  229. 8 Things Studies Taught Us About Email Marketing in the Past 12 Months.
  230. Massive Internet Mishap Sparks Great Firewall Scrutiny in China.
  231. Computer Scientists Shed Light On Internet Scams.
  232. Internet Community Helps Crack Grandma's Code.
  233. Apple's results: Nine Things We Learned About iPods, iPhones and China.
  234. Where Would You Live On This Amazing Map Of The Internet?
  235. The 5 Biggest Social Media Lessons from 2013.
  236. How To Spot a Phishing Email
  237. 9 Classic Hacking, Phishing and Social Engineering Lies
  238. 15 Social Media Scams
  239. DRM and HTML5: It's Now or Never for the Open Web
  240. Internet Censorship Around the World
  241. Outlook Grim - Chinese Authorities Attack Microsoft
  242. Gmail Completely Blocked in China
  243. Americans Face Piracy Website Blocking
  244. Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China
  245. Vietnam Internet Restrictions Come Into Effect
  246. U.S. Criticises Vietnam Internet Control Law
  247. China Web Users Arrested Over Posts on Sina Weibo
  248. Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months
  249. Chinese Hackers Suspected In Attack on The Post’s Computers
  250. Apple vs. Google: By the Numbers.
  251. 48 Significant Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics Plus 7 Infographics
  252. U.S. Government vs Privacy Issues Related To Mobile Apps and Apple, Google.
  253. European Data Protection Chief Warns Google Over 'Sneaking' Away User Privacy.
  254. State Attorneys General: Google Privacy Changes Appear To Harm Consumers.
  255. Solving the Google Privacy Problem Will Largely Solve the Google Antitrust Problem.
  256. Do Spring Cleaning On Google Account.
  257. Google Unified Privacy Settings Unsettle Users.
  258. Google Begins Collecting Users’ Data Across Its Services.
  259. Google Announces Privacy Changes Across Products; Users Can’t Opt Out.
  260. Top Five Internet Issues to Watch in 2013.
  261. Google: Five things to look for in 2012.
  262. Microsoft: Five Things to Look for in 2012.
  263. AT&T's Troubles Are Only The Beginning
  264. blekko: New and Improved Site, Same Mission.
  265. Five Smart Ways to Keep Your Browsing Private.
  266. Language Translation in the Internet Age ‘My Hovercraft Is Full of Eels’
  267. The New York Times’ About.com: From All-Star To Albatross.
  268. Vietnam - The Enemy of Internet
  269. Vietnam Steps Up China-style Web Control
  270. Vietnam Jails Democracy Activists for Subversion
  271. Internet Censorship in Vietnam
  272. Vietnam Attempts Mission Impossible
  273. Vietnam Arrests Prominent Blogger for 'Abusing Freedoms'
  274. In Changing News Landscape, Even Television is Vulnerable
  275. Vietnam Jails Dissident Bloggers
  276. Court Appeal of Dissident Vietnam Bloggers Is Rejected'
  277. Vietnam Prime Minister Targets Anti-Government Blogs
  278. Mother of Vietnamese Blogger 'Burns Herself to Death'
  279. China Condemns Decision by Google to Lift Censorship
  280. Chinese Netizens Divided over Google Move
  281. Criticism and Regret in China over Google
  282. Who Does Google Think You Are?
  283. Google+ Growing Your Social Network: Quantity vs. Quality.
  284. Simplify Web Page Viewing on Firefox with Evernote's Clearly Add-On.
  285. As July 2010, Facebook Has Achieved Yet Another Significant Milestone: 500 million Members.
  286. China Renews Google's Operating License
  287. Starting 3/23/2010 google.cn Was Redirected to google.com.hk. China Is Angry!
  288. Consumer Watchdog Urges Justice to Include Search Manipulation in Google Probe.
  289. No Quick Decision on Google Books Deal.
  290. Critics: Google Book Deal a Monopoly, Privacy Debacle.
  291. Two Chinese Schools Linked to Google Attacks.
  292. Google's Broadband Service Business Offering Very Fast Internet Access Speeds.
  293. Your Guide to Social Networking Online
  294. Social Networking Websites.
  295. Google Continues to Map the Way.
  296. Google's Recipe: To Serve Man?.
  297. Worldwide Ebb for Facebook.
  298. Revealing the People Defining Social Networks.
  299. Public Cloud vs. Internal Social Networks.
  300. Facebook and Twitter for Xbox LIVE.
  301. Face-to-Face Socializing Starts With a Mobile Post.
  302. 5 Easy Steps to Stay Safe (and Private!) on Facebook.
  303. How Safe Are Facebook Applications?.
  304. Etiquette for Social Networking and the Office: For Now, It's Up to You.
  305. The Phishing of Applications on Social Networking Websites.
  306. 5 Fun and Safe Social Networks for Children.
  307. Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens.
  308. 100 Internet Safety Tips for Parents-Parenting Advice.
  309. 29 Interesting Facts About The Internet You Really Need To Know.
  310. Internet: Share Take Care.
  311. The Death of the American Shopping Mall.
  312. How the Queen of England Beat Everyone to the Internet.
  313. How to Get Cheap or Free Internet Access at Home .
  314. How to Download or Save a YouTube Video.
  315. Top Facebook Facts and Tricks.

Internet and Information Age
  1. The Internet/Worldwide Computer Network.
  2. The Internet.
  3. Brief History of the Internet.
  4. A Short History of Internet Protocols at CERN.
  5. From the ARPANET to the Internet.
  6. 10 Interesting Facts About the Internet.
  7. The Ultimate List of Internet Facts & Stats.
  8. Communications Decency Act of 1996", a United States Federal Law, Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Pub.L. 104–104.
  9. § 230. Protection for Private Blocking and Screening of Offensive Material.
  10. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512.
  11. Internet World Stats.
  12. Internet Users Graphs.
  13. Number of Internet Users by Language.
  14. Usage of Content Languages for Websites.
  15. Special Report: The Telecom Consumer in 2020.
  16. Individuals Using the Internet 2005 to 2014.
  17. Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012.
  18. There Are Now 3 Billion Internet Users, Mostly in Rich Countries.
  19. Internet History in Asia.
  20. Roads and Crossroads of Internet History.
  21. The Internet Censorship Controversy.
  22. Electronic Frontier Foundation.
  23. Enemies of the Internet 2014: Entities at the Heart of Censorship and Surveillance.
  24. Internet Enemies (Reporters Without Borders (Paris).
  25. Who Owns the Internet?.
  26. The Difference Between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
  27. So, Who Really Did Invent the Internet?.
  28. How the Web Went World Wide.
  29. Alexa Web Search – Top 500.
  30. Internet Access and Digital Holdings in Libraries.
  31. NORSAR and the Internet.
  32. A Technical History of CYCLADES" (Technical Histories of the Internet & other Network Protocols)
  33. A Chronicle of Merit's Early History.
  34. 40 Maps that Explain the Internet.
  35. Rapleaf Study on Social Network Users.
  36. NSFNET: A Partnership for High-Speed Networking, Final Report 1987-1995.
  37. Retiring the NSFNET Backbone Service: Chronicling the End of an Era.
  38. Events in British Telecomms History.
  39. Celebrating 40 Years of the Net.
  40. Information Age.
  41. Beyond the Information Age.
  42. Globalization, Informatization, and Intercultural Communication.
  43. Information Age Anthology:
  44. Understanding Information Age Warfare.
  45. Information Age Transformation.
  46. The Unintended Consequences of Information Age Technologies.
  47. Avoiding a Digital Dark Age.
  48. The New Digital Economy: How It Will Transform Business.
  49. History & Discussion of the Information Age.
  50. How the Internet Reinforces Inequality in the Real World.
  51. Science Museum - Information Age.
  52. Technology and Workforce: Comparison between the Information Revolution and the Industrial Revolution.
  53. The World's Technological Capacity to Store, Communicate, and Compute Information.
  54. Brazil, Russia, India and China to Lead Internet Growth Through 2011.
  55. The World's Technological Capacity to Store, Communicate, and Compute Information.
  56. The Size and Growth Rate of the Internet.
  57. E-commerce Will Make the Shopping Mall a Retail Wasteland.
  58. YouTube Fact Sheet.
  59. Public Deliberation On the Web: A Habermasian Inquiry Into Online Discourse.
  60. Scaling Phenomena in the Internet: Critically Examining Criticality.
  61. The Role of the Internet in Democratic Transition: Case Study of the Arab Spring.
  62. Wired and Shrewd, Young Egyptians Guide Revolt.
  63. Internet Eavesdropping: A Brave New World of Wiretapping.
  64. Internet Makeover? Some Argue It's Time.
  65. Twenty One Facts about the Internet.
  66. Ten Facts about Online Generations.
  67. Quick Facts about the Internet.
  68. Quick Facts about the Internet in China.
  69. How Censorship Works in China.
  70. China Defends Internet Censorship
  71. Chinese Learn to Leap the 'Great Firewall'.
  72. Timeline: China and Net Censorship.
  73. Internet Censorship in South Korea.
  74. Internet in North Korea.
  75. Internet Censorship in Singapore.
  76. Internet Censorship in Iran.
  77. Internet Censorship in Thailand.
  78. Internet Censorship by Country.
  79. World Internet Users and Population Stats
  80. Collection of Social Network Stats for 2009.
  81. U.S. Internet Usage in February 2009.
  82. Computer and Internet Use at Work in 2003.
  83. Internet Pornography Statistics.
  84. Top Online Game Trends of the Decade.
  85. Internet Game Timeline.
  86. The Relationship Between Internet Use and Loneliness Among College Students.
  87. Technorati's State of the Blogosphere.
  88. Book review: ‘The Internet Is Not the Answer’ by Andrew Keen.
  89. Internet Users per 100 inhabitants 1997 to 2007.
  90. ICT Facts and Figures 2005, 2010, 2014.
  91. Total Midyear Population for the World: 1950-2050.
  92. Made In America: Computer and Electronic Products.

Useful Tips
  1. Always check that you are at an https:// site (secure site identified by the “s” after http) before entering Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or financial information. PII refers to information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person or can be used with other sources to uniquely identify a single individual.
  2. Identity theft and cybercrime.
  3. Getting your money back after a tech support scam.
  4. FTC Combats Tech Support Scams.
  5. If you see a pop-up requesting to click or call for tech support services,
    • Don’t give access to your computer to anyone who contacts you.
    • Never give your credit card or financial information – or your passwords – to anyone who calls asking for them.
    • Hang up on anyone who pressures you to pay for a computer security product or service. If you have concerns about your computer’s security, call a reputable computer security company using a number you know is really theirs.  If you need to check a company out, search its name online with words like “review,” “complaint,” or “scam.”
  6. Always read a web site's privacy policy before giving any personal information. Also make sure that a web site offers a secure connection before giving credit-card information.
  7. Do NOT put photos of yourself or give out your real full name, date of birth, social security number, bank account numbers, credit card number, addresses, phone numbers, schools, or other personal information online for the public view
  8. If you receive a warning that a certificate is not signed or is invalid, close the window, and do not continue to the website.
  9. Be careful and limit to use hotel or other public computers to check your emails, make financial transactions or login to your company's network. There is an extremely high probability that they contain keystroke loggers or other malware and can record the sites you visit, your login ID and passwords.
  10. Be careful and limit to use public wireless access points to connect to your company's network. Because they are public, they are not encrypted or secure. When you use public wireless access points, others can access your computer to install malware or simply record everything you send over the wireless connection.
  11. Clear temporary Internet files in your computer regularly.
  12. Make sure your browser is set to prompt you before installation of cookies on your computer and then clear cookies regularly.
  13. Save downloads or e-mail attachments and scan them before opening them.
  14. Verify that the protection program installed in your computer covers anti-adware, anti-spyware and enabled blocked pop-up programs.
  15. Use anti-malware programs that provide website warnings and safety before surfing. Avoid web surfing to non-green or questionable sites.
  16. Be aware that spyware can masquerade as antispyware software. For example, Lavasoft’s Ad-Aware is a valid anti-spyware tool, but A-daware and Ada-ware are reportedly imposters.
  17. If downloading a program, type in the URL instead of clicking on it. You can check URLs by right-clicking to see if the properties show the link correctly.
  18. Nothing is free on the Internet.
  19. Reject offers of free screen savers or pop-up ads offer. Use ALT+F4 to close the pop-up instead of clicking the X or Close buttons.
  20. Don’t respond to pop-up boxes that tell you about a great deal, or that you've won something. Use ALT+F4 to close the pop-up.
  21. Do not forward unsolicited bulk e-mails to friends. This is the most common way of distributing malware.
  22. Do not download software from gaming, music, or pornographic sites; they almost always contain spyware, adware or scumware.
  23. When using the Internet to purchase a product, be sure to carefully read the terms and conditions of sales transactions.
  24. Be sure to review credit and debit card statements after making a purchase on the Internet. If an authorized charge was made, try to resolve disputes with the merchant, contact immediately the card issuer to request a chargeback, and report the issues to the Better Business Bureau and the FTC.
  25. Other Useful Tips:

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