Thursday, April 26, 2018

News You Can Use (Tidbits #2471)

FYI... Last month the FCC recommended that carriers adopt a number of security measures to help block against hacking in the SS7 Signaling System 7. Read more here.

American Cities Are Fighting Big Business Over Wireless Internet, and They’re Losing via BLOOMBERG

"Re-declaring itself a “connectivity business focused on broadband,” Comcast reported the addition of 379,000 new high-speed internet users in the first quarter, with overall revenue up 10.7% to $22.8 billion, driven primarily by a hot NBCUniversal division," according to Fierce.

A technical alert jointly issued by the FBI, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.K.'s National Cyber Security Center warned that hackers linked to the Russian government have routinely compromised U.S. consumer and business network hardware...

In its 2018 Internet Health Report, the Mozilla Foundation cited consolidation of power as a concerning issue.

Have you looked at Cloudflare's DNS tool? via CNET

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