Tags: ISP

Gladius blockchain solution to solve net neutrality?

Gladius is a startup founded by Max Niebylski, Alex Godwin, and Marcelo McAndrew. It claims to offer decentralized Content Delivery Network (CDN) and DDoS protection via blockchain. The Gladius goal is to create a fully decentralized, peer to peer, serverless node network to connect bandwidth and storage pools to websites looking for DDoS protection and…

Microsoft battling tech support scams

In a blog on the Microsoft website, Courtney Gregoire, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit has written about the vendors fight against tech support scams. Gregoire is joining other vendors, the AARP, FTC and a number of other organisations at events to educate consumers in Washington state. The programme is called “Unmasking the Imposters”. …

5 million devices wide open to attack

Security intelligence vendor Flashpoint has warned that 5 million devices are vulnerable to a new variant of the Mirai malware. Mirai is used to takeover devices rather than computers and use them as a botnet. It looks for Internet connected devices using the factory set default security credentials. It also targets devices where the manufacturer…

Distil Networks to fingerprint bots

Distil Networks has launched a hi-def fingerprinting solution to tackle the problem of bots. It intends to start: “actively pulling additional data from the browser to identify devices with precision.” This raises questions over Personally Identifiable Information (PII) especially when the EU GDPR comes into force. The question over PII is a very real problem…

SME’s get supercharged broadband

Fusion Broadband is celebrating its fifth year in business by announcing a new partner programme to deliver bonded broadband for SMEs. Fusion Broadband has built its business on aggregating broadband connections to provide higher speeds to customers than they would get from a single broadband partner. Many large and some medium-sized businesses already have multiple…