The tendency to connect more and more devices to the Internet has overflown well beyond our computers and smartphones. This high level of interconnection has brought us to be capable of controlling and communicating with anything ranging from garage doors, clothing, fridges, gates, surveillance[...]
CloudFlare informs of internet shutdown in Gabon Three people were killed and around 1000 were arrested in Gabon in a second day of rioting after the re-election of Ali Bongo as President. Additionally, CloudFlare witnessed a sudden shutdown of internet access from Gabon to sites that use their[...]
Bots have become a hot topic as online security has become a higher priority and, as we mentioned in a previous article, they hold almost half of all the Internet traffic. Automated and increasingly sophisticated bots have been used to accelerate and simplify online processes.
New sports streaming record The 7.3 Tbps traffic peak was hit during Portugal - France championship match which eclipsed the former 7.0 Tbps record generated by the Argentina - Netherlands semifinal match in the 2014 World Cup, as Akamai reports. This peak traffic was generated by more than 3.3[...]
IoT devices are a security threat Dyn delivers an informative article about IoT devices and how these can actually represent a big threat in terms of security. By some estimates, there will be 6.4 billion connected devices this year and roughly 21 billion by 2020, and this is something we can all[...]
Verizon fixed an email flaw which left users open to attacks Verizon has patched a security email flaw which permitted attackers to intercept messages and use these to hijack accounts. This vulnerability was discovered by Randy Westergren, a software developer for XDA Developers as written in the[...]
Wowza Media Systems Unveils its New Premier Channel Partner Program Wowza Media Systems, the provider of media server software for streaming media solutions, announced the launch of Wowza’s Premier Channel Partner Program. The program should recognize top-producing resellers and distributors of its[...]
Internet of Things network to launch in UK next year Talk of the IoT continues, with ever more people becoming familiar with the concept of having connected devices which communicate for the betterment of the community. Forecasts range from estimates of seeing 25 billion to 50 billion connected[...]
The term Internet of Things (IoT) is used to denote advanced connectivity of devices, systems and services that goes beyond the traditional machine-to-machine (M2M) and covers a variety of protocols, domains and applications. It's a network of physical objects accessed through the Internet, as[...]
Greenpeace: Amazon's Cloud is the "Dirtiest" While Google, Facebook and Apple have improved their infrastructure to receive energy from clean sources such as wind turbines, and solar panels, a cloud giant such as Amazon stands accused (along with Microsoft) of hogging most energy, being the least[...]
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