Virgin Media UK Extend Full Fibre to 2,500 Leasowe Homes

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Broadband ISP and TV provider Virgin Media UK (Liberty Global) has completed another network extension, which this times sees an addition 2,500 homes in Leasowe – an area on the north coast of the Wirral Peninsula (Merseyside) – gains access to their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) service. The deployment forms part of the operator’s £3bn Project…

DDoS attacks in Q2 2020

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News overview Not just one but two new DDoS amplification methods were discovered last quarter. In mid-May, Israeli researchers reported a new DNS server vulnerability that lurks in the DNS delegation process. The vulnerability exploitation scheme was dubbed “NXNSAttack”. The hacker sends to a legitimate recursive DNS server a request to several subdomains within the…

Full Fibre ISP Hyperoptic Trial Seamless Broadband Switching

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UK ISP Hyperoptic, which has deployed their 1Gbps capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband network across large apartment and office buildings in various cities, has launched a new migration service that makes it cheaper and easier for them to switch people who are still stuck in an existing contract with another ISP. The new service means…

Researcher Demonstrates Several Zoom Vulnerabilities at DEF CON 28

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Popular video conferencing app Zoom has addressed several security vulnerabilities, two of which affect its Linux client that could have allowed an attacker with access to a compromised system to read and exfiltrate Zoom user data—and even run stealthy malware as a sub-process of a trusted application. According to cybersecurity researcher Mazin Ahmed, who presented…

Eurostar Trains Stop WiFi in Standard Class Because.. COVID19?

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In an odd development Eurostar has blamed the Coronavirus for their decision to disable wireless broadband connectivity (WiFi) in their Standard class train coaches. Meanwhile those travelling in Standard Premier and Business Premier are apparently immune and can still surf the internet (bandwidth allowing). Normally those commuting on Eurostar should be able to access the…

Useful Registry hacks to optimize your Windows 10 experience

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Windows 10 is packed with useful settings that can improve your experience, but there are many features that simply can’t be accessed in Settings or Control Panel. In this article, we’ve highlighted registry hacks that you can try to enhance the experience. […] Source:: BleepingComputer