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EU accuses three telecom companies of intentionally limiting internet speed

July 21st, 2017 (0)
Three European telecom companies may be guilty of intentionally slowing down their internet speeds to the detriment of their competition. European Union antitrust regulators are investigating German-based Deutsche Telekom, French-based Orange SA, and Spanish-based Telefonica SA, who lease their ...

Largest DDoS Attack Ever Hits 400 Gbps

July 20th, 2017 (0)
On Monday, the largest DDoS attack ever recorded was launched, directed at an unnamed customer of security service and content delivery network CloudFlare. Striking at a remarkable 400 Gbps, the attack is a full 33% larger than the previous ...

South Africa Suffers from Priciest Broadband in the World

July 20th, 2017 (0)
According to the latest figures by internet surveyors Ookla, South Africans have to deal with the highest average price for broadband in comparison to fellow internet users around the world. The country topped the list of 64 nations surveyed ...

Hacker holding MeetUp.com hostage

July 19th, 2017 (0)
Meetup.com CEO Scott Heiferman has announced that the company has been hit by a DDoS attack, one that left the site reeling for about 24 hours. The hacker in question had emailed Heiferman earlier, demanding a $300 payoff in ...

What is WPA2 Wi-Fi?

July 19th, 2017 (0)
If you want to connect to a public Wi-Fi network, or even set up a network of your own, then WPA2 is something you certainly need to consider. A secure Wi-Fi connection is very important if a network is ...

US Lags Behind in Fiber-Optic Connection Race

July 18th, 2017 (0)
Although the US has the highest number of fiber-optic broadband connections in the world, the technology is being adopted at a relatively slow pace in comparison to some other countries. Despite services such as Google Fiber, American households are ...

10 Tips For Optimizing Your Computer Speed

July 17th, 2017 (0)
Many things contribute to the speed of your computer. We will cover a few things that will get your computer healthy again, and back up to top speed. Keep in mind, if you have had, or currently have a ...

ThePirateBay changes domains after .sx seizure

July 16th, 2017 (0)
Regular Pirate Bay users were shocked to discover that the infamous website seemed to have vanished off the internet, without any explanation. It was only when torrent news-focused website TorrentFreak pressed for comment that the Pirate Bay team revealed ...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation delivers free internet to rural Vietnam

July 16th, 2017 (0)
665 free public internet access points have been set up across rural Vietnam under the auspices of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The project, entitled “Improvement of Computer Usage and Public Internet Access Ability in Vietnam”, saw ...

New website, haveibeenpwned.com, lets you check if you’ve been hacked

July 15th, 2017 (0)
Over the past year an alarming number of companies have been hit by hackers – including prominent ones, like Adobe. With this in mind, an Australian software developer has taken the initiative and set up a website that can ...
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