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Hackers are actively trying to steal passwords from two widely used VPNs

Hackers are actively unleashing attacks that attempt to steal encryption keys, passwords, and other sensitive data from servers that have failed to apply critical fixes for two widely used virtual private network (VPN) products, researchers said. The vulnerabilities can be exploited by sending unpatched servers Web requests that contain a special sequence of characters, researchers …

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Google AMP errors widely reported by webmasters and publishers

Many webmasters, developers and publishers are complaining about AMP issues in Google mobile search and within the Google Search Console. Some are seeing Google show their stories in the “Top Stories” section with and without the AMP icon within minutes of each other. Others are noticing significant spikes in AMP errors reported within Google Search …

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Report shows YouTube and Google video ranking algorithms differ widely

According to a new report released by RankRanger, a good ranking in YouTube search doesn’t guarantee that a video will also rank well in the video carousel in Google search, and vice versa. This study clearly showed that the YouTube search ranking algorithm is significantly different from the algorithm that Google search uses for videos in the …

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TripAdvisor survey: TripAdvisor more trusted, widely used than Yelp, Google, Facebook

TripAdvisor has released results of a new international diner survey (n=9,500 US and EU consumers) which explored restaurant decision-making among diners in five countries: the US, the UK, Spain, France and Italy. Survey respondents were “consumers registered with TripAdvisor who agreed to complete company-sponsored surveys through CVENT.” TripAdvisor says results show it’s the most widely used …

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Report: Cost to drive store visits varies widely by category, mobile most efficient channel

Location intelligence provider Cuebiq has released its latest Footfall Attribution Benchmarks report. The report asserts that it costs just over $23 on average for retailers and others to drive “each incremental in-store visit.” Among the several channels compared, in-app advertising was also found to be the most effective at delivering in-store customers vs. the web …

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