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Net Neutrality: The Coming Battle

On May 18, the FCC officially began their efforts to oppose net neutrality. In a 2-1 vote, the agency introduced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled “Restoring Internet Freedom” with the intention of repealing net neutrality rules established back in 2015 during the Obama administration when Democrats still ran the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). […]

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How You Can Keep Your Business Information Secure

Last June, a wave of malware called NotPetya infected businesses worldwide such as Maersk, the Danish shipping giant, and Wire and Plastic Products (WPP plc), a London-based advertising and public relations company. This means that not even multi-billion dollar companies are immune to cybersecurity disasters. Although the malware infections were eventually contained, these companies were […]

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7 Effective Ways To Give Your Internet Connection A Boost

Are you experiencing a noticeably slower internet connection? There are actually several ways to explain. It could be issues with your device, certain applications or software, a problem with your router, or it could be your Internet Service Provider (ISP) throttling your bandwidth. Whatever the cause, everyone can agree that faster is always better when […]

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5 Little-Known Ways To Beef Up Your Online Security

2017 has been a year of major online security breaches. In the past six months, numerous cyber attacks such as WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya have affected countless users across the globe. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of our lapses in securing our information, so this means you have to be proactive in protecting yourself whenever and wherever […]

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What You Need To Know About ARP Spoofing

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare: sensitive, possibly vital information that only you and the intended recipient should have has somehow leaked to the public. You have no idea how they did it or how they gained access. But the information was thorough and exact – almost like you received the information and gave it away at […]

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Current Challenges Facing Net Neutrality

  In the simplest of terms, net neutrality refers to the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs), governments, or any other parties regulating the internet should treat all data the same. These regulatory bodies cannot charge differently based on variables such as the user, the type of content, the type of equipment used, and a […]

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How To Defend Yourself Against Technical Support Scams

These days, having a broken computer or digital device fills anyone with dread – and with good reason. While our devices will inherently not last forever, we expect them to be hardy enough to last a while. This causes us to be careful in using them. This extra layer of caution is what helps us with our online privacy […]

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The Most Common Attack Vectors Used By Cybercrooks Today

As technology develops further and tools for connectivity become more efficient in their use and operation, it also becomes easier for hackers and cyber criminals to disrupt our devices. With so many of us reliant on our phones, laptops, and other devices, we have multiple ways to access important tools and information – and multiple […]

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