Category Archives: News

​European Union prepares to wreck internet with new copyright law

If passed, Article 13 will force all websites to check any and all posts for copyright violations. That will include photos, videos, words, tweets, memes, software code, etc, etc. Think about that for a minute, and shudder.     By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols June 22, 2018        The internet is a bastion of free speech.…
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AT&T launching NB-IoT network across US and Mexico

The carrier is supplementing its LTE-M offering with a narrowband IoT network across the US and Mexico, which will launch in both regions during 2019.     By Corinne Reichert | June 22, 2018        AT&T has announced that it will be launching a narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network across the United States early next…
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Cisco patches critical Nexus flaws: Are your switches vulnerable?

You'll need to wade through Cisco's advisories to work out if software you're running is vulnerable or already fixed.     By Liam Tung | June 21, 2018  Cisco patches critical Smart Install flaw: 8.5 million devices affected.         Cisco has released fixes for 34 flaws in its software, including 24 that affect its FXOS…
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Take a 3D virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter retreat

The immersive experience, which is like a turbo charged Street View, offers a new kind of preservation in virtual reality     By Greg Nichols | June 20, 2018     A new initiative will preserve iconic Frank Lloyd Wright properties without a single tool. Or at least not the kinds of tools you'd find on an architectural…
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This new Windows malware wants to add your PC to a botnet – or worse

The intentions of and delivery method of Mylobot are unknown - but it appears to be the work of a sophisticated attacker who could deliver trojans, ransomware and more.     By Danny Palmer | June 20, 2018        A new malware campaign is roping systems into a botnet and providing the attackers with complete control…
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Is speedy rollout of Windows 10 version 1803 causing quality problems?

Microsoft insists that its rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update is going well, but some customers are skeptical. And without accurate data, it's impossible to tell who's right.     By Ed Bott  June 19, 2018  Windows 10 upgrade: Survey finds half of users experience problems       Facts are stubborn things," John Adams…
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