Sick and tired of an internet where the National Security Agency may be tracking your every online move? So is an alliance of privacy groups and technology companies, which is proposing that users reclaim their privacy on the Internet.
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. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
There are stories going around that Microsoft's OneDrive for Business is altering your files. There's some truth to that, but it's probably not what you think it is. Nor is it Microsoft tracking your files for its own purposes.
ARIN, which oversees the Internet addresses for Canada, the United States, and much of the Caribbean, is down to its last few IPv4 addresses. Are you ready to convert to IPv6? You;'d better be. The IPv4 clock is ticking.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet Report is out and it shows an Internet that's becoming faster and more dangerous.
Not just Internet television, but now all of TV watching may be changed by the result of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, which goes before the Supreme Court on April 22.
LastPass has updated its built-in Security Check so that you can now easily see which sites require you to update your passwords to be safe from possible Heartbleed attacks.
The companies know what to do about Heartbleed now. Here's what you, as an individual, need to do now.
For companies, installing patched OpenSSL software is just the first step in fixing the Heartbleed security problem. End users face a long haul, too. A lot of work needs to be done before we're safe from Heartbleed.
Fixes for the highly dangerous OpenSSL Heartbleed security hole are arriving now. Update your servers ASAP.
A new OpenSSL vulnerability has shown up and some companies are annoyed that the bug was revealed before patches could be delivered for it. Updated April 8.