Oregon Steps Up to the Plate on Network Neutrality This Month

It should not be surprising that arguably the biggest mistake in Internet policy history is going to invoke a vast political response. Since the FCC repealed federal Open Internet Order in December, many states have attempted to fill the void. With a new bill that…

IoT for Good: How the Internet of Things is Transforming Our World for the Better

Increasingly, the transformative power of the Internet of Things is making our world a better place. From reducing city pollution to creating smarter crop management practices and more sustainable energy, IoT is helping to advance economic and social benefits. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE IoT for…

Five things that are bigger than the Internet: Findings from this year’s Global Cloud Index

The scale of the Internet is awe-inspiring. By 2021, there will be 4.6 billion people and 27 billion devices connected to the Internet, and Internet traffic will reach 2.8 trillion. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Five things that are bigger than the Internet: Findings from this…

Hackers behind new botnet also host a GTA: San Andreas server

… botnet, a massive network of hacked devices that caused an internet … hijacked by hackers, who can then use them to attack servers, send … . But the hacking group does more than just DDoS attacks: It also … gaming servers and on-demand DDoS…

The Hypocrisy of AT&T’s “Internet Bill of Rights”

Last week AT&T has decided it’s good business to advocate for an “Internet Bill of Rights.” Of course, that catchy name doesn’t in any way mean that what AT&T wants is a codified list of rights for Internet users. No, what AT&T wants is to…

California’s Senate Misfires on Network Neutrality, Ignores Viable Options

Yesterday, the California Senate approved legislation that would require Internet service providers (ISPs) in California to follow the now-repealed 2015 Open Internet Order. While well-intentioned, the legislators sadly chose an approach that is vulnerable to legal attack. The 2015 Open Internet Order from the Federal…

North Korea is barely wired. How did it become a global hacking power?

North Korea is one of the least wired nations on Earth. It has two internet connections to the outside world, one that crosses the Yalu River into China, and the other plugs into Russia’s Far East. Even with that, its internet traffic is scant. “It’s…

Juha Saarinen: When hackers get hacked themselves

By now, anyone who’s glanced sideways at the internet and the IT systems that connect to it should be totally aware that it’s a very unsafe place, riddled with hackers hell-bent on causing grief for innocent users. You’d think the hackers would know as much…

Juha Saarinen: When hackers get hacked themselves

By now, anyone who’s glanced sideways at the internet and the IT systems that connect to it should be totally aware that it’s a very unsafe place, riddled with hackers hell-bent on causing grief for innocent users. You’d think the hackers would know as much…

Copyright © 2018 NETWORKFIGHTS.COM