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Sneaky password spray attacks are quite effective at being bad It’s not uncommon to have several different email addresses. Nor is it uncommon to not check every email address every day for security notifications. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what hackers using Password Spray Attacks are hoping for. Typically, when users think about the hacking of their […]

Businesses and users experience havoc due to CenturyLink outage A CenturyLink outage led to a surprising 3.5% drop in global internet traffic. The outage was due to a technical misconfiguration issue in one of its data centers. The error involved both firewall and BGP routing and affected not only CenturyLink’s network, but also affected other […]

In order ‘to prevent confusion,’ Microsoft removes control With the Windows 10 2004/May Update, Microsoft is removing the ability for business users to manually defer Windows 10 feature updates using Windows Update settings. Microsoft officials are stating that this change is being made in order to reduce confusion. “Last year, we changed update installation policies […]

You can now sign up to be a Starlink beta tester SpaceX now has over 500 Starlink low-earth orbit (LEO) internet satellites in orbit! As per SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX needs about 400 Starlink satellites to provide minor coverage and 800 for moderate coverage. Well, with those 500+ satellites it seems that […]

End-to-end encryption will be available to everyone on Zoom Zoom stirred up additional trouble for themselves in late May when they announced that only paying customers would receive end-to-end encryption (E2EE) when on Zoom calls. This information caused severe backlash and several groups reached out to share their privacy concerns with Zoom. Thankfully, on June […]

Goodbye rings, hello release channels For Windows enthusiasts, Microsoft has provided the ability to opt in to early release rings. These rings came in three different options – fast, slow, and stable. Microsoft has now decided to change things up a bit and change their program from rings over to release channels. Principal Program Manager […]

People are connecting over the phone more than ever With many states on lockdown or practicing social distancing due to COVID-19, cell phone users are turning to phone calls to connect. Verizon reports that they are seeing an average of 800 million wireless calls daily on recent weekdays. That’s nearly twice the volume of calls […]

To help curb the coronavirus outbreak, Razer is helping produce surgical masks With the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading quickly, there have been a number of companies and individuals stepping up to help supply hospitals and other front-line virus fighters with scarce supplies. Gaming peripheral company Razer is joining the fight against the virus and has […]

Microsoft promises updates will take less than 90 seconds with Windows 10X Windows has reengineered their special variant of Windows 10, Windows 10X, in order to install and update the operating system a lot faster than possible with the Windows 10 standard OS. This reengineered OS is designed to be used on new dual-screen devices. […]

What’s the difference between web hosting and domain hosting? Web hosting and domain hosting often get confused, but are very different services. The problem is all in the name. While the name ‘Web Hosting’ accurately describes the service of the provider hosting your website on the internet, Domain Hosting is better understood when it’s referred […]