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What Is Negative Search Engine Optimisation?
In general, search engine optimisation can be regarded as a \'positive\' enterprise - not necessarily in any moral sense, but in the sense that it relies upon buoying up one particular website or webpage within the search engine results. Although other websites or pages may go do... read more
FCC, ISPs Join Forces to Fight Routing Hijacks, Botnets
Coalition will also work to secure DNS servers. I. DDOS Blockade -- a Thorny Issue While \"policing the internet\" is typically associated with the ISPs\' volunteer efforts to combat copyright infringement (which in ISP eyes brings legal risks and extra bandwidth use), the ... read more
Should Small Businesses Get New Top-Level Domains?
Small businesses are facing a big choice when it comes to their Web presence. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is accepting applications for the chance to create and manage new top-level domains—the part of the Web address to the right of the d... read more
Windows RDP exploit made public
A proof of concept exploit of Windows\' Remote Desktop Protocol is circulating. If you can\'t patch your systems immediately, other protections may be called for. Among the security bulletins released last week (March 13, US time) by Microsoft was one concerning a vulnerability i... read more
Collapse of the Internet Imminent?
In the era of modern cyberwarfare, even some things that seem to be fantastic claims are being taken seriously. There is a new threat on the horizon that sounds unreal, but is given serious attention by cyber specialists. “Operation Global Blackout” is a movement by a group o... read more
Are You Paying Too Much for Cloud Services?
Knowing exactly how much and what type of cloud service a company needs is one of the more challenging aspects of deploying a cloud strategy, and most enterprises are getting it wrong, according to experts. No Wonder Small Businesses Are Confused About the Cloud - \"The whole pre... read more
Computer security spending up in Europe
READING, England, March 15 (UPI) -- Western European companies are spending significantly more to protect against cyberattacks as \"denial-of-service\" cases mount, analysts said this week. Spending on network security vendors by the region\'s organizations jumped 9.7 percent ... read more
Internet providers to start policing the web July 12
Some of the biggest Internet service providers in America plan to adopt policies that will punish customers for copyright infringement, and one of the top trade groups in the music biz announced this week that it could begin as soon as this summer. The chief executive officer of... read more
Anonymous-OS is here, but you probably shouldn’t download it
An operating system named Anonymous-OS, complete with a suite of dubious security applications installed, has been made available for download, however it has been accused of also containing viruses designed to compromise the system on which it is installed. A computer operati... read more
Application-layer DDoS - a new threat vector
André Stewart, international president at Corero Network Security, explores the growing threat of application DDoS attacks and offers some timely advice for security resellers. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are a growing threat across all commercial and public ... read more