There is one more aspect of the digital future that is potentially troubling: the lack of competition in the broadband business—the pipeline that brings the Internet to us. The proposed merger of the largest and second-largest broadband providers (Comcast and Time Warner Cable), which was blocked by the FCC, raised the specter of a single provider controlling… Continue reading Chattanooga Has Its Own Broadband—Why Doesn’t Every City?
Later this year, Microsoft will release the long-awaited Fall Creators Edition of Windows 10. It’s a pretty significant update, not least because of what’s being added, but also because of what Redmond is taking away. Get ready to say goodbye to Paint. In a page hidden in the nether-regions of its website, Microsoft lists it… Continue reading Dear Microsoft, please don’t kill Paint
One of the world's largest Bitcoin and Ether cryptocurrencies exchanges Bithumb has recently been hacked, resulting in loss of more than $1 Million in cryptocurrencies after a number of its user accounts compromised. Bithumb is South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange with 20% of global ether trades, and roughly 10% of the global bitcoin trade… Continue reading Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen
A teenage student has been charged with running a supplying malware that was used for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites of some of the world's leading businesses. Jack Chappell, an 18-year-old teenager from Stockport, is accused of helping cyber criminals with his DDoS booter service (DDoS-for-hire service) to flood millions of… Continue reading UK Teenager, Aged 18, Charged With Running DDoS-For-Hire Service
Online Privacy has been one of the biggest challenges in today's interconnected world, as the governments across the world have been found censoring the Internet, stealing information and conducting mass surveillance on innocent people. China is one such nation which always wanted to have a tight hold on its citizen and has long been known for its… Continue reading China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger
As cloud computing moves into the mainstream, companies are looking at new ways of securing their data As businesses get more serious about using cloud computing they're also getting more concerned about security. This may come as something of a surprise to some who were sold cloud computing as being inherently more secure than traditional… Continue reading Cloud computing security: This is where you’ll be spending the money
israel's eye-watering security standards could soon become the norm for passengers traveling to the US. LONDON, UK -- The latest wave of airport security changes imposed by the Trump administration may point towards tight airline security measures which, while in place today for a handful of countries, will transform air travel as most passengers know… Continue reading Want to see Trump’s airport vision in action? Israel already has you covered