The companies know what to do about Heartbleed now. Here's what you, as an individual, need to do 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).
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.
Western Digital's users are sick to death of My Cloud service failures.
The new release of the commercial version of the popular NGINX Web server looks like it will bring great performance improvements.
You've known Firefox since its birth as the alternative Web browser company. Now, under the rule of the new CEO Brendan Eich, it wants to be known as your smartphone operating system.
The Linux Foundation's OpenDaylight Project conducted a third-party survey that found 95 percent of networking pros want open-source software-defined networking technologies.
For some South American users, Google's free public Domain Name System servers were corrupted for less than a half hour.
Well, that was ugly as sin. None of the major Web browsers--Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Safari--could withstand hacker attacks at Zero Day Initiative's Pwn2Own hacking competition.
25 years ago there was the Internet, but there was no Web. Then, Tim Berners-Lee proposed creating an Internet-based hypertext system and the Web was on its way.
Twitter went down Tuesday afternoon for almost an hour. Error messages said the site was down for maintenance.
We all know about the free Google Docs service, but Google also offers a subscription Google Apps for Business service. Now, Google will give its existing customers a $15 referral bonus for every new user they bring to this service.
As always who's winning the Web browser wars depends on whose numbers you believe. But the ranking charts all agree on one thing: There's been little change at the top in early 2014.
Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, defends Firefox's new ad program. Firefox users remain wary.