200 Routers Within 31 Countries Having Malicious Firmware

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The Shadowserver Foundation used cybercrime fighters in performing internet scans which resulted in the findings of almost 200 of the Cisco routers (used by businesses) having malicious firmware installed by attackers. FireEye's subsidiary Mandiant warned of new attacks last week saying the new attacks replaced the firmware on the integrated services routers that came from the Cisco Systems. This...

HideMyAss VPN Review

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Established in 2005, HideMyAss has become a respected and well-known VPN service. Offering over 100,000 IP addresses across over 100 countries, it has become one of the largest proxy clients recognized by many major tech-related publications. Offering both paid and free services to satisfy the needs of all users, new servers are being added just about every week with...

VPN Checklist: 5 Things for Selecting the Right VPN for You

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A virtual private network or VPN is, in a nutshell, a secured and encrypted network that can be used while being connected to a public network like the internet. VPN have plenty of benefits over a traditional network that include more versatile management policies, heightened security and increased functionality. The benefit of security happens to be one of the...

What Is a DNS Blacklist?

By using a computer, phone, tablet, or the web everything is much easier to remember from one's everyday life.DNSBL is a Domain Name System Blacklists, and is known as DNSBLs and also DNS Blacklists that enable the administrator of a website to block unwanted traffic from certain systems with a history of sending spam to people. The lists are...

Monitor.US

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Monitor.us is a free monitoring tool for your server to track uptime. It has a number of useful and interesting features to try. The service is completely customizable which is very important for advanced users. Aside from just the monitoring of your site's uptimes, it also gives you the ability to keep an eye on your page load time,...

Ookla Speed Test Review

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Presented with a common issue for hundreds of thousands of people around the world, the internet capabilities have a tendency to fall short of what is expected and advertised. Many reasons can cause the slowing of your internet speed and connections. Because of this, we are always searching for a way to enhance and diagnose the causes of these...

5 Tips on How to Srenghten Your Wireless Network Security

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You get a sense of freedom when you are using your Wi-Fi devices. It does not make any difference where you are, it gives you the ability to access nearly anything. In order to receive the benefits and get to experience it one has to be connected to a wireless network provider in their local area (WLAN). It is...

Emergency Patch Issued by Seagate

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Serious flaws and potential malicious attacks on your files may be affecting your Seagate wireless external hard drive. Don’t be so worried, however, Seagate has issued a patch to fix this problem. Primarily attacking owners of the Seagate Mobile Storage and LaCie Fuel devices, the flaw was discovered to be able to reach out and affect other Seagate products...