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Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By August 8, 2014


Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014


Syria hit by yet another Internet outage

The country lost online access on Wednesday, according to Internet monitoring company Renesys.

By May 15, 2013


Syria: All communications reportedly down

Internet, mobile, and landline networks have been inaccessible in the war-torn country.

By May 7, 2013


Web traffic redirected to China in mystery mix-up

Visitors to popular U.S. sites were routed to sites behind China's firewall, prompting some to wonder if China was trying to hijack Web traffic after Google's move to Hong Kong.

By March 25, 2010


Understanding Infrastructure 2.0

Infrastructure 2.0 is a movement to address issues with today's core network infrastructure in addressing the dynamic, automated nature of operations models like cloud computing.

By January 13, 2010


DNS Security Extensions not a panacea

Federal officials are poised to implement DNSSEC across the .gov domain by the end of 2009, but is the government in over its head?

By February 3, 2009


In Pakistan vs. YouTube, it's not all about technology

Why can't governments mimic Pakistan Telecom's denial of service attack against YouTube? Because it's the kind of thing that Internet's network operators will detect and stop.

By February 28, 2008


Security experts speculate on YouTube outage

Analysts at Arbor Networks were guessing on how a network in Pakistan likely may have goofed and blocked access to YouTube around the world.

By February 25, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 668: A filter three-fer

That means there were three stories about ISP filtering. THREE. Which means it's an epidemic. Which isn't very cool. Times three.

By February 26, 2008