Scam Spotter Makes Defense Clear and Simple | Avast

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Last week, Google and the Cybercrime Support Network launched a public service site called Scam Spotter that aims to bring scam awareness and fraud protection to all users, including the least tech-savvy. The site uses an easy-to-read large font and very simple terms to explain scams and describe “three golden rules” every user can follow…

Facebook Prep New 60GHz Terragraph Wireless Broadband Tech

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After several years of development Facebook’s networking division is finally getting the commercial UK launch of their new Terragraph wireless broadband technology off the ground, which uses a mesh of small cell style 60GHz (mmW) base stations to distribute a gigabit speed broadband ISP connection across communities. The idea of using the 60GHz millimeter Wave…

How we use HashiCorp Nomad

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In this blog post, we will walk you through the reliability model of services running in our more than 200 edge cities worldwide. Then, we will go over how deploying a new dynamic task scheduling system, HashiCorp Nomad, helped us improve the availability of services in each of those data centers, covering how we deployed…

Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous

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Email holds the keys to the kingdom. All your password resets go through email, and abandoning an old domain name makes it easy for attackers to re-register the old domain and get your stuff. [ Keep up with 8 hot cyber security trends (and 4 going cold). Give your career a boost with top security…

Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous

By GIXnews

Email holds the keys to the kingdom. All your password resets go through email, and abandoning an old domain name makes it easy for attackers to re-register the old domain and get your stuff. [ Keep up with 8 hot cyber security trends (and 4 going cold). Give your career a boost with top security…

Three UK, O2 and Vodafone Confirm Plan for Reopening Shops

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Mobile operators Three UK and Vodafone have revealed that they will start re-opening their high street stores on 15th June 2020, albeit with new social distancing measures to help protect both staff and customers alike. The move comes after EE (BT) confirmed (here) that all of their stores would also reopen on the same date.…

YouGov Survey Claims Broadband Got Worse During Lockdown

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A new YouGov survey of 2,301 UK adults has reported that 28% of people experienced an internet connection that was “slightly worse” than usual during the COVID-19 lockdown, while 7% said it was “much worse” and 57% saw “no change“. At the same time 73% said they were making heavier use of broadband due to…