network

Thu
21
Nov
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US Gov't Wants to Upgrade Nation's Landline Network

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it's time to update America's outdated landline telephone network. Chairman Tom Wheeler is calling for an all-digital system that works much like the Internet. At the moment, all landline phones in ... the United States connect to a single analog network made up of old copper wire and switches. Many of the key components are in such short supply that they are extremely expensive to replace, or simply aren't made any more. That not only makes it difficult for phone companies to maintain the network, but it means adding new lines or dealing with ... (view more)

Thu
14
Nov
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'Wireless Network Watcher 1.70' and 'Extra Keys 2.1.0'

Wireless Network Watcher 1.70 This small and easy-to-use utility from NirSoft scans your entire wireless network and displays all of the computers and other devices linked to your network. Every time a device is found this tool displays a wide range ... of information, including IP address, device name, etc. http://www.nirsoft.net Extra Keys 2.1.0 This tool makes it easier to add letters and symbols that don't usually appear on your average keyboard. Each letter or symbol is added to your selected application at the current cursor position. It's a handy tool for people who often write in two or ... (view more)

Thu
11
Jul
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'WhoCrashed Free Home Edition 4.02', and 'Network Monitor II 18.3'

WhoCrashed Free Home Edition 4.02 System crashed? Find out what caused the problem with WhoCrashed Free Home Edition, version 4.02. With just a single click WhoCrashed provides you with a list of drivers that could be responsible for causing a ... crash. http://www.resplendence.com Network Monitor II 18.3 Keep tabs on your network with Network Monitor II. This program shows you important information about your wired or wireless Internet connection, including speed, signal strength, and download / upload progress. http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info This freeware software program is brought to you ... (view more)

Wed
05
Jun
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Microsoft: Why Businesses Will Want Windows Blue

If Microsoft wants its Windows 8 operating system (OS) to be successful with business users, it will need to convince them that the new OS contains useful features not seen in previous versions of Windows. Microsoft recently revealed that Windows ... Blue will revive the beloved Start button and will allow Windows 8 users to boot directly to the desktop. However, at the TechEd conference currently being held in New Orleans, Microsoft focused exclusively on the features Windows Blue -- or Windows 8.1 -- will offer enterprise users. Windows Azure, Windows Server Integration First, Microsoft says ... (view more)

Fri
24
May
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Anonymous Threatens to Hack Guantanamo Bay Network

Hackers have reportedly threatened to attack the computer system belonging to Cuba-based Guantanamo Bay prison. That has forced the U.S. military to take the facility's wireless network offline. Reports indicate the hack was designed to show support ... for Guantanamo Bay prisoners. More than half of the prison population is currently taking part in a hunger strike focused on raising awareness about the facility's conditions. Guantanamo Officials Fear Hacking Threat Anonymous, a so-called 'hacktivism' group that uses hacking as a form of political protest, began an online campaign to mark the ... (view more)

Mon
13
May
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Colleges Vulnerable to DDoS Attack, Report Finds

Academic institutions need to take steps to protect themselves against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, a new report finds. Right now, many online systems used by colleges and universities are vulnerable to hacker hijacking. REN-ISAC, ... the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has completed a report which finds that academic institutions must begin reviewing their Domain Name System (DNS) and network configurations or face hijacking by sophisticated hacking techniques. Universities Unprepared for DDoS Attack REN-ISAC is a membership of more ... (view more)

Mon
06
May
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Disgruntled Employee Hacks Boss' Network, Arrested

We've all had problems with our bosses. But few of us would react to such a dispute by hacking our employer's network. And yet, that's exactly what a 41-year-old Long Island man did after being passed over for promotion. Michael Meneses is a systems ... manager living in Smithtown, New York. Until early 2012 he was employed by a local firm that builds high-voltage power supplies. Man Allegedly Hacks Former Employer's Network While working for his former employer, Meneses was responsible for implementing and maintaining customized software designed to keep the firm's production and inventory ... (view more)

Mon
22
Apr
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Many Home Routers Vulnerable to Attack: Report

Do you use a Linksys, Netgear, Verizon, D-Link, or Belkin router for your home network? Then your network could be vulnerable to attack. Baltimore, Maryland-based security consultancy firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) says that in a test of ... popular home routers most were vulnerable to attack by hackers. ISE put routers from Linksys, Netgear, Verizon, D-Link, and Belkin to the test after having installed each firm's latest firmware updates. ISE also left each router's default configurations in place when carrying out their tests. Hackers Intercept Sensitive Information ISE found that ... (view more)

Thu
10
Jan
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'Drive Speedometer 1.1', and 'Network Password Recovery 1.32'

Drive Speedometer 1.1 Interested in finding out more about how your Windows computer's hard drives are performing? This free software utility monitors the read and write speeds of your hard drives, and reports the information to you. This kind of ... data can help you keep track of your hard drives' performance and also prepare for a crash, if hard drive problems are detected. http://www.pcwintech.com Network Password Recovery 1.32 Each time you connect to a remote server, Windows asks for your network password, which can be saved and stored for future use. This free software utility is capable ... (view more)

Thu
13
Sep
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'Network Monitor II 15.8', and 'McAfee Stinger 10.2.0.78'

Network Monitor II 15.8 Network Monitor II is a small but useful Windows utility program that reveals important and interesting information about a computer's wired or wireless network and Internet connections. The software creates a variety of ... graphs and charts, showing the real time activity of each of these connections. http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info McAfee Stinger 10.2.0.78 Stinger is a standalone utility program that works to detect and remove specific viruses from a computer system. It is not a substitute for full anti-virus protection. Rather, this tool is intended to assist network ... (view more)

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