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IPv6 – The New Internet?

10.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

On June 6, World IPv6 Launch Day, some of the biggest sites on the internet - including Facebook, Google - permanently enable IPv6 - but what is it and how will it affect us? Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) is…

May 2012 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

9.5.2012 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in the advanced notification, this month there are seven security bulletins addressing twenty three vulnerabilities: 3 Critical 4 Important This bulletin covers: 72 Microsoft operating systems / service pack combinations 31 Microsoft .NET installation versions and types 9…

May 2012 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

5.5.2012 by James Crawshaw

This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release in May, 2012. Bulletin breakdown: 3 bulletins are rated as critical 4 bulletins are rated as important 5 bulletins addressing vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote…

Social Threat Bigger Than Spam

4.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

Scammers are increasingly turning away from spam communications to social networks. The threat is flagged up in the latest report released by security firm Symantec. The report, which aims to identify current and predict future cyber threats by analysing data…

DDoS Attack Takes Down British FBI

4.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

The website of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) website has been taken offline following a DDoS attack yesterday. The British equivalent of the FBI, SOCA opted to take the site down itself at around 10pm on Wednesday to prevent…

Trending Tech – Context-Aware Computing

2.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

Continuing our #trendingtech series of posts, we take a look at another big technology trend that could give your business the competitive edge: context-aware computing. Context-aware computing is the next level of consumer experience and big businesses are being urged…

Nominet Announces Ten Year’s

1.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

Registry manager Nominet has announced that domains can now be registered for up to 10 years at a time, as opposed to the previous maximum term of 2 years. The announcement, made today, read: “It is possible to register domain…