An Issue of Net-ional Importance

With all the hacking scandals, malware updates and computer vulnerabilities that have been going on recently, it’s easy to forget that there’s another battle raging. Net neutrality has been receiving some pretty high-profile coverage in the US of late, not least because President Obama recently came out in favour of maintaining the internet status quo.

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Farewell Windows 7

So it’s goodbye Windows 7. And this time for keeps. As of last Friday, Microsoft stopped providing licences for the majority of their Windows 7 packages, including Ultimate, Home Basic and Home Premium. The Redmond-based tech company is also looking to phase out its controversial Windows 8 operating system too. Read more

White House Hacked

White House Hacked

Russians attack America. After hearing this news, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Cold War was back in full swing. But it’s all true – earlier this week the White House was subjected to a pretty extraordinary attack on their computer networks.

 

This wasn’t just a rogue attack by black-hat cyber criminals on the fringes of the ‘net. According to sources in Washington, the rumour doing the rounds is that this particular hack was a state-sponsored assault on Americans.

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