Networking

Networking news, trends, analysis and practical advice

computer hacking hacker thief white collar crime stealing keyboard hand shadow 000001325773
cutting the cable cord

800px student teachers kindergarten 1898

Broadband and the future of learning

High-speed broadband networks will not only accelerate learning, but they will also enable students to acquire the skills that they need to flourish in a post-industrial society....

Hacker manipulating code

Hackers make drive-by attacks stealthier with fileless infections

Cybercriminals are increasingly infecting computers with malware that resides only in memory in order to make their attacks harder to detect....

computer hacker aa006208

Rigged industrial software site points to watering hole attack

Attackers have rigged the website of an industrial software firm with a sophisticated reconnaissance tool, possibly in preparation for attacks against companies from several industries....

SAP, a devices company? Patent application points that way

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management, it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market -- yet....

Tuning the security analysts

Monitoring of the SIEM has gone offshore, but the overseas analysts are escalating a lot of events that aren't really worth investigating....

Lightning? That's the least of their problems

This consultant pilot fish is called in by a new client -- a banquet hall -- to clean up wireless network problems after a lighting storm. But what he finds is a much bigger mess....

intel mini modem

Intel makes the world’s smallest IoT modem

Intel is now producing a 3G modem that's about the size of a penny....

amazon delavega bezos

Wireless competition heats up, and so do changes in executive ranks

AT&T's Ralph de la Vega to head new merged mobile and business unit...

New malvertising campaign hit visitors of several high-profile sites

Attackers redirected users to Web-based exploits by pushing malicious advertisements onto popular sites, researchers from Fox-IT said...

Internet of Things

Three security practices that IoT will disrupt

As the field of IoT devices continues to grow, so do the threats to well-established security practices...

speedspot

Five top Wi-Fi tips and tools

Get more out of Wi-Fi when at home, in the office or on the road with these five great tips....

Manage infrastructure convergence without losing your grip

Admins will wear many hats as they tackle the infrastructure convergence brought on by rampant data and application growth...

But it looks so nice now!

It's summer, the time of year at this large wholesale plant nursery when business is slow and supervisors decide to spiff up their work areas, reports an IT pilot fish there. "Shortly after this particular office's re-do, we...

Hackers prey on Russian patriotism to grow the Kelihos botnet

A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said...

LTE in Wi-Fi spectrum shows great potential, says NTT DoCoMo

In the hunt for new ways to handle growing data volumes, NTT DoCoMo and Huawei Technologies have demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over 5GHz, which today is used for Wi-Fi networks....

FCC can question AT&T, Verizon about business broadband pricing

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul....

Northfoto/Shutterstock

Verizon is tops in network performance, reliability, speed in 2014 tests

Verizon Wireless beat out the other three national carriers for overall network performance, reliability and speed in the first half of 2014, according to an analysis by RootMetrics released Tuesday....

sprint

Sprint slashes shared data plan prices

As promised by its new CEO, Sprint announced late Monday it will lower its shared data plans to prices below those offered by other national carriers starting on Friday....

Load More