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Internet Download Manager manages and accelerates downloads, updated for Windows 10

Internet Download Manager is a download manager that sorts out everything: files, images, videos… It’s perfect for optimizing your download speed and easily organizing your files.

Perfect for optimizing and planning your downloads

Internet Download Manager is the ideal tool for downloading at a faster speed and scheduling file saving. The software is very practical, with lots of quality options (e.g. to record video from website content). Internet Download Manager is very well integrated with Windows (whatever version you are using) as well as t…
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Donald Trump signs bill renewing NSA warrantless internet surveillance

(Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he signed into law a bill renewing the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program, sealing a defeat for digital privacy advocates.

“Just signed 702 Bill to reauthorize foreign intelligence collection,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that extends Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)….

New Mac malware hijacks DNS and compromises internet traffic

Mac users haven’t had much good news on the security front early on in 2018, and that unfortunate streak is continuing with the revelation that macOS has been hit by a new strain of DNS hijacking malware (which inflicts more nastiness on the system besides that primary payload).

Named as OSX/MaMi, the malware changes the DNS server settings on the victim’s machine, redirecting their internet traffic through malicious servers designed to steal the user’s sensitive data.

Security researcher Patrick Wardle has looked extensively into MaMi (as spotted by 9 to 5 Mac) and observes that while it isn’t particularly sophisticated, it does more than simple DN…
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Iran Moves To Censor The Internet But Isn’t Shutting It Down Completely

Students at the University of Tehran Saturday.

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The Iranian government's anxiety over the widespread protests that have roiled the country for the past week may be best shown by one action: the government's decision to censor Telegram, the most popular foreign messaging app still being used by average Iranians.

The country already blocks many of the world's most popular internet servi…
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Internet Archive gets $1 million Bitcoin donation from philanthropic Pineapple Fund

The Internet Archive has received a $ 1 million donation from the Pineapple Fund, a philanthropic fund set up by an anonymous Bitcoin millionaire.

The Bitcoin benefactor announced the Pineapple Fund earlier this month, committing the equivalent of $ 86 million in Bitcoin to a range of good causes. To date, the fund has announced around $ 18 million in donations to 13 charities, including Charity Water, SENS Research Foundation, Pencils of Promise, the Electro…