This week users of Avast's antivirus product have reported Internet problems after performing an upgrade of a product. If users also have Malwarebytes installed, reports are coming in that Avast is causing conflicts with that program as well.
Several Internet transit providers —companies that route global Internet traffic between local ISPs, end users, and data centers— have banded together to ban a fellow transit provider that has carried out at least 130 Internet route (BGP) hijacks in the past few years, most of which, experts say, were with malicious intent.
Following the publication of a report in July 2017, North Korea's elites, some of the country's few citizens allowed on the Internet, have greatly altered their online behavior, and are now obfuscating their browsing activity, and have ditched US websites like Facebook or Instagram for alternative Chinese social networks.
Three major browser makers —Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla—have put their official backing behind a new W3C API called Web Authentication (WebAuthn) that is advertised as a reliable alternative to passwordless online authentication.
"HTTP injector" apps traded in public Telegram channels are becoming a popular method of gaining free Internet access on mobile devices.
Google announced on Friday plans to shut down goo.gl, its long-time URL shortening service. The service is still active, but starting April 18, Google says that only existing registered users will be able to shorten links via their goo.gl account console.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
The European Union (EU) has voted on Tuesday to pass the new Consumer Protection Cooperation regulation, a new EU-wide applicable law that gives extra power to national consumer protection agencies, but which also contains a vaguely worded clause that also grants them the power to block websites without judicial oversight.
Comcast Xfinity Internet service is down in large areas of the US due to unknown reasons, according to multiple online reports.
The Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the organization that manages domain name information for the Asia-Pacific region, fixed on Monday an error that exposed password hashes needed to access and edit domain ownership details.
Two US government agencies have united forces to coordinate the creation of a new set of standards aimed at securing the process of routing of information between major Internet entities, such as Internet Service Providers, hosting providers, cloud providers, educational, research, and national networks.
A security researcher has found nearly 700 Brother printers left exposed online, allowing access to the password reset function to anyone who knows what to look for.
Sorenson Communications, a Utah-based telecommunications provider, received a whopping $3 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday for failing to renew a crucial domain name used by a part of the local 911 emergency service.
Inattentive ISPs and technical faults have led the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to delay the KSK Rollover for next year.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has mandated that starting October 1, all online services will have to verify the identity of people posting comments on their platforms.
Google's BBR algorithm for handling TCP traffic congestion has gained huge ground this week after Google announced integration with Google Cloud, a cloud hosting platform offered by Google to thousands of companies and which serves millions of websites on a daily basis.
Some people have no shame, and one of those is Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who used the terror attacks that took place in London, on Saturday, June 3, to push her party's agenda for laws that would push for encryption backdoors.
A report released today by security experts from Sucuri and Unmask Parasites (UP) describes numerous instances where sites that handled password and credit card via HTTP pages found themselves on Google's Safe Browsing blacklist.
The Russian Ministry of Communications has proposed a new plan called the "Digital Economy," according to which, the government wants to keep most of the Internet traffic inside the country, fearing it foreign governments might wiretap sensitive communications.