The FREAK security hole is more widespread than previously thought. Here's everything users and system administrators need to know in order to stay safe now.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
More than one third of encrypted Websites are open to attack via the FREAK security hole.
This new BitTorrent program makes network file sharing between devices easier than ever.
With Congress washing its hands of the matter, the FCC voted to regulate Internet Service Providers as utilities.
Lenovo's Superfish debacle seems to have drawn the ire of the Lizard Squad hackers.
RightScale's cloud survey shows the hybrid and public clouds growing at the expense of private clouds.
Thanks to changes in the web's fundamental protocol, it is going to get faster and safer.
The bad news is that Lenovo ever put Superfish on their consumer laptops. The good news is that it's not that hard to get rid of it.
Sling TV challenges HBO, Netflix, and Showtime with EPIX movies and video-on-demand.
To meet the demands of Big Data, cloud applications, and the rise of Internet TV we need ever more efficient networks and Bell Labs think that converged IP and optical transport technologies can deliver the goods.
Dish Networks launches Sling TV today for $19.99 a month with ESPN, ESPN2, and other popular cable networks. Television may never be the same.
If you're sick and tired of constantly patching Adobe's fatally flawed media player, here's how to disable it -- or at least minimize how often it's used.
A Department of Justice decision will make it harder for holders of some standards essential patents to clog up the courts with patent lawsuits.
In the United States and Mexico on a PC, it will be easy, but otherwise it can be a bit tricky.
Cable? Satellite? Who needs 'em! The top Internet video services can give you more than enough entertainment.