The Quick Guide to Spotting Fake News

Fake news is a term often used to refer to fabricated news, found in traditional news, social media or non-reputable websites. There is no basis in fake news, but is normally presented as being factually accurate. Fake news is however, not a new phenomenon. Its rise and fame has been around since humans have been able to relay information from spoken word, to the first newspapers and now, to social media. It should be noted that, when one is armed with the right tools and information, anyone is able to differentiate between fake and real news. Below is a quick…

Network technologies are changing faster than we can manage them

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the new wireless revolution.It's a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs. Software-defined networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and 5G: It's been one thing after another in networking in the last few years. Avi Freedman, co-founder and CEO of Kentik, a network analytics company, commented, "Between multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) and SDN, there were about 15 years where the networking world was pretty static. Right now, we're in a…

Is Uncapped data package Capped?

ISPs provide a lot of packages for their customers. They have capped and uncapped packages be it an ADSL, fibre or VSAT connections. Globally every Internet Service Provider (ISP) has what they call Fair Usage Policy (FUP). A lot of times customers complain to their ISP for poor service delivery, it is worth noting that there are some aspects of how they run and provide the service, many times we experience different speed at different times on the same package. Many ISPs also offer different tiers of uncapped products, some ISPs Uncapped Packages are subject to throttling, once a customer…

New Exploit Threatens Over 9,000 Hackable Cisco RV320/RV325 Routers Worldwide

 If the connectivity and security of your organization rely on Cisco RV320 or RV325 Dual Gigabit WAN VPN routers, then you need to immediately install the latest firmware update released by the vendor last week.Cyber attackers have actively been exploiting two newly patched high-severity router vulnerabilities in the wild after a security researcher released their proof-of-concept exploit code on the Internet last weekend. The vulnerabilities in question are a command injection flaw (assigned CVE-2019-1652) and an information disclosure flaw (assigned CVE-2019-1653), a combination of which could allow a remote attacker to take full control of an affected Cisco router. The…