As with any network and internet-capable computing system, many of Apple's services and programs require access to the internet and/or local network using TCP and UDP ports to function properly. When ports are blocked for a given service, applications
Linksys firmware update: "Auto-enter" customized settings; Streaming Transport via UDP
Trying to cut Net communication delays, Google has begun testing a new technology called QUIC that seeks to marry security, reliability, and performance.
Many people were relieved to see Apple include support for Cisco VPN in the Snow Leopard version of Mac OS X; however, the implementation in the operation system is limited to TCP connections and does not support the UDP protocol. This has stopped seve
Under a barrage of more than 10GB per second in a DDoS attack, the document-leaking organization's Web site has been either inoperable or sluggish since the beginning of the month.
Security researchers say that the danger stems from widely used technology found in routers and other standard networking equipment.
A VeriSign investigation underscores how little money or technical expertise is needed to carry out botnet attacks.
Software giant prioritizes update that closes hole in TCP/IP stack in Windows 7, Vista, and Server 2008.
Hackers target streaming of anti-Putin protests with attack, Ustream says.
Internet engineers have known for at least 13 years how to stop major distributed denial of service attacks. But thanks to a combination of economics and inertia, attacks continue. Here's why.