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Denial of Service Attacks Are Growing Increasingly Problematic: Here's What You Need to Know | Inc.com

On Monday, cybersecurity firm, Imperva, released a report on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks--a crippling form of hacker attack that can literally take a business or person offline. In a DDoS attack multiple computers, often infected with malware, attack a single system by overloading …

Valve apologizes for Christmas breach, citing denial-of-service attack

This Christmas, Steam users got an unexpected surprise Now, Valve is giving new details on how that data leak happened and exactly how much information was revealed. According to an announcement today, the problem stemmed from a denial-of-service attack executed on Christmas morning, increasing …

Wells Fargo site hit by denial-of-service attack

The bank's Web site was the victim of a cyberattack yesterday, though the company says its physical branches and ATMs weren't affected.<p>Wells Fargo was the target of another distributed denial-of-service attack.<p>The bank's Web site was slowed down by the attack yesterday, affecting a certain number …

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Hackers target firm protecting against denial of service attacks

When you dedicate your company to protecting against hacks, you make yourself a bigger target for those hacks... and one firm is learning this the hard way. Staminus, an online hosting service that focuses on protecting against distributed denial of service attacks, was the victim of an apparently …

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Cisco fixes serious denial-of-service flaws in wireless LAN controllers, other products

Cisco Systems has released patches to fix serious denial-of-service flaws in its Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) software, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software and the Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP) library that's used in many products.<p>The Cisco WLC software contains two …

SB16-116: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of April 18, 2016

Original release date: April 25, 2016<br>The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the …

The number of internet cordcutting homes in the US has doubled in three years

Every home could be a mobile home one day.<p>Internet cordcutters, people who rely exclusively on wireless devices to get their internet, doubled in the last three years, according to data released last week by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) from a survey of …

NSW government pledges AU$63m to emergency services radio comms

The NSW government is investing in a more reliable radio network with better coverage for its emergency and law-enforcement services.<p>The New South …

The Failures Of Government-Owned Internet

The rapid advancement of technology in recent decades has led to many peoples’ lives becoming increasingly digitized. Whether through shopping, keeping track of finances, getting a ride somewhere or keeping up with friends, the internet is an integral part of everyday life.<p>Yet some areas in America …

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How Comcast attracted a whopping 53,000 new TV subscribers

Comcast quarterly earnings report shows gains in new TV subscribers and Internet users, but the company is still facing customer service woes.<p>Comcast …

The FCC's Privacy Ruse

The Federal Communications Commission recently proposed imposing extensive consumer-privacy regulations on broadband Internet service providers to dictate how they handle customer-related data. Leading up to the Commission’s vote to move forward with seeking public comments on the new proposal, FCC …

Virgin Media piles pressure on BT with ultrafast fibre-optic broadband for one million homes

Virgin Media has stepped up its challenge to BT with a pledge to build a million ultrafast fibre-optic broadband lines in the next three years, extending its speed advantage over the main national telecoms network.<p>The cable company said that it would lay fibre optics for a quarter of the four …

Google Fiber lights up another big city

Google Fiber officially launched in its fifth American city on Wednesday, when the gigabit broadband service became available in one Nashville, …

Many urban areas 'fail superfast broadband test'

<b>Tests on 42 towns and cities across the UK suggest almost half have average broadband speeds below 24Mbps.</b><p>Hull, with an average of 12.4Mbps, is the UK's slowest city, according to comparison site uSwitch, which conducted the tests.<p>London and Edinburgh had average speeds of 22.4Mbps and 21Mbps …

ICANN54 Business Digest

This Digest is designed to serve as a non-exhaustive review of highlights of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Public Meeting relevant to a variety of businesses stakeholders affected by ICANN’s work, presented in business friendly language.

ICANN's Ex CEO Fronts Chinese Initiative On Running the Internet

Earthquake Retrofit points out this story at the Register which discusses what could be some big changes for the future of the internet. "On the last …

The Firewall Awakens: ICANN's exiting CEO takes internet governance to the dark side

Welcome to the Chinese NetMundial InitiativeICANN's exiting CEO has stunned internet governance experts by fronting a new Chinese government …

ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?<p>Starting next week, the Internet is going to look very different -- and ICANN Chief Executive …

Long-delayed plan to end U.S. oversight of ICANN could finally take effect this year

Almost a year behind schedule, the Internet’s domain name overseer, ICANN, is set to present the US Government with a plan for full independence. …

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Long-delayed plan to end US oversight of ICANN could finally take effect this year

Almost a year behind schedule, the Internet's domain name overseer, ICANN, is set to present the US Government with a plan for full independence. Plans for ICANN to split from the US Department of Commerce will be unveiled in February, with a divorce date set for September 30.<p>The move marks an end …

Invoice 360 Private Cloud Sync

Invoice 360 Enterprise - Commercial<p>Invoice 360 Enterprise is an invoice system that supports cloud syncing and easy self-cloud hosting. The system …

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IP addresses that skewed Ramsey no-confidence poll located at U of L's Grawemeyer Hall, where president's office is housed

A review of the five unique IP addresses responsible for nearly 700 votes cast in the span of two hours to skew an Insider Louisville reader poll on …

IP address clerks RIPE: Feds, come back with a warrant, er, web browser

Internet registry tells g-men where to go … to find publicly accessible informationOne of the five regional internet registries (RIRs), RIPE, has …

How to Set Static IP Address and Configure Network in Linux

If you are a Linux system administrator, time will come when you will need to configure networking on your system. Unlike desktop machines where you …

How to fix IP address conflicts on your Wi-Fi network

Every so often, you might end up with two devices on your Wi-Fi network that have the same IP address. This conflict can cause a plethora of problems …

Step-By-Step: Deploying a Domain Joined Nano Server via PowerShell

There are many ways to deploy and manage Nano Server as detailed in the following video:<p>Recently I’ve put together a PowerShell module called</i> …

How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

I heard that is important from a SEO perspective what other websites are hosted on the IP address on which my website is stored. Do other websites …

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UGREEN USB RJ45 Ethernet Adapter with USB 2.0 Hub Network 10/100Mbps LAN Wired Adapter for Nintendo Switch, Wii, Windows Surface Pro, MacBook Air/Retina, Chromebook, and More PC

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>DUAL FUNCTIONS: USB 2.0 hub Ethernet adds 3 x USB 2.0 ports and 1 x RJ45 10/100 Ethernet port to your …