Tag: Network

New Netflix Releases for December 2015

Netflix has something new to offer every month. It’s been a remarkable year for Netflix and the last month of the year will be no different. December will be a month of incredible new Netflix releases that will keep users glued to their screens. Netflix is set to release several Netflix originals this holiday season. […]

Lizard Squad Takes Credit for PlayStation Network Outage

Sony’s PlayStation Network went offline earlier today with hacking group Lizard Squad taking credit for the DDOS attack. The group has a history of targeting gaming networks. Initial reports speculated that the network’s issues may be tied to the GOP hacking that has crippled Sony of late but the hacking group happily took credit for […]

FBI Worked With Lithuania in Silk Road 2.0 Operation

Following last week’s raid of Silk Road 2.0, The Daily Dot reports that the illicit market’s servers were hosted in Lithuania, according to a local news report. The Lrytas site (page in Lithuanian) reports that Lithuania’s law enforcement agencies assisted the FBI in the operation, which saw a Bureau agent undercover on the second incarnation […]

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UK Man Arrested for Using Proxy Server

A 20-year-old man in the UK has been arrested for using a proxy server to access piracy websites that had been blocked by a court. The arrest took place in Nottingham but was made public by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU). “The operation, supported by the Federation Against Copyright Theft […]

IPVanish Expands Server Count Beyond 120

IPVanish, one of the leading VPN service providers that offer fast tier-1 VPN servers, has announced that they have expandedtheir overall server count to more than 120. The new server additions have been concentrated in the European region, with the new additions such as new servers in Tirana in Albania; Zurich, Switzerland; and Kharkiv in […]

“Blasphemous” Content Blocked on Twitter in Pakistan

Twitter has agreed to block “blasphemous” and “unethical” content in Pakistan, complying with a request from officials on the matter. The report from the New York Times states that images of the prophet Muhammad and burning Qurans were causing dispute and were requested to be blocked. Abdul Batin of the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority led the […]

PureVPN Adds 9 Countries, Re-Designs Website

PureVPN, who are celebrating their eighth birthday this week, have added nine new countries to their VPN network – Poland, Norway, Czech Republic, Mexico, Argentina, Belgium, Philippines, Vietnam and Denmark. The company has also revamped its website with “a powerful layout with minimum load time”. With the additions of these new countries, PureVPN now has […]

Super Bowl WiFi Credentials Broadcast During Pregame Show

If you’re like the millions of people in America who watched the Seahawks walk all over Peyton Manning’s chances for a pay bump next year, you might have accidentally figured out how to log in to the stadium’s internal Wi-Fi network. Normally these systems are reserved for those working on the broadcast, namely various defensive […]

Senator Calls on Car Makers for Security Concerns

In an unprecedented move, this week US Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts sent an open letter to 20 car manufacturers requesting they take a second look at the way they handle the threat of hackers and over-the-air attacks. Markey believes that automakers such as Ford, Honda, BMW, Audi, Chrysler, Mazda, and Subaru (among a laundry […]

PureVPN Speed Test

These tests were done on a 102.11bg Wireless connection, using a TP-Link FFC875 router. Our base connection was through Comcast Cable Communications,  routed via the OpenVPN TCP/PPTP protocol, using a server located in Berkeley, California. The setup sequence for PureVPN was a breeze, and although we did have a few issues specifying the exact server we […]