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Press releases we never finished reading dept., Two-fer Tuesday!

Press releases we never finished reading dept.: Valentine's Day and NeuStar

By December 11, 2007


New York becomes first U.S. city to get unique Web domain

Casting .com, .net, and .org aside, New Yorkers will soon be able to get .nyc for their top-level domain names.

By July 2, 2013


Post-hack, companies fire back with their own attacks

According to a new report, some companies that have fallen victim to hacking attacks have gone as far as hiring security firms to hack back.

By June 18, 2012


DDoS attack hobbles major sites, including Amazon

More than a mouse was stirring Wednesday night on the Internet, as an attack on a major DNS provider to sites such as Amazon.com and others hobbled service for about an hour.

By December 23, 2009


Web traffic redirected to China still a mystery

Two instances where Web traffic was "hijacked" to servers in China have Internet watchers still scratching their heads.

By October 8, 2010


Web staggers under pre-Christmas DDoS attack

Several high-profile e-commerce sites were inaccessible for around half an hour Wednesday evening, due to what customer support at a major DNS provider called an attack.

By December 23, 2009


Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

After public criticism of proposal that lets government agencies warrantlessly access Americans' e-mail, Sen. Patrick Leahy says he will "not support" such an idea at next week's vote.

By November 20, 2012


Facebook detour through China: Accident or not?

Expert says re-route was not an accident but rather a "route hijacking."

By March 24, 2011


Hollywood hasn't given up on Web rentals or Netflix

That was the message we got this week from some of the big studios at CES. Netflix left the UltraViolet consortium but there's little the two offered each other anyway.

By January 12, 2012


Amazon.com's domain power play: We want to control them all

The e-commerce giant is applying for 76 new top-level domains -- and you won't be able to register any of them. What exactly does it have up its sleeve?

By June 21, 2012