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AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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You've got spam mail: Slew of AOL email accounts fall prey to spoofing attack

A horde of @aol.com email zombies have risen, and they're hungry for SPAAAAAAAAM.

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AOL unravels its stake in Patch, a local news site that never flourished

Majority control of Patch will go to turnaround firm Hale Global.

The 18 most cringe-adorable TV commercials from technology's awkward years

Yeah, these all happened. Without shame, embarrassment, or a hint of irony.

Tech industry calls for 'oversight and accountability' of NSA surveillance

Internet companies in the U.S. are demanding that the surveillance practices of the U.S. should be reformed to enhance privacy protections and provide "appropriate oversight and accountability mechanisms."