A serious vulnerability in an embedded Web server used by many router models from different manufacturers allows remote attackers to take control of affected devices over the Internet.
By Lucian Constantin | 19 December, 2014 06:16
The Obama administration's historic move to restore ties between the U.S. and Cuba may eventually put more Cubans online, but the future of the Internet there is likely to depend more on domestic policies than on imported goods and services.
By Stephen Lawson | 19 December, 2014 01:57
A 2300 kilometre undersea cable system connecting Australia and New Zealand across the Tasman Sea will commence construction in early 2015.
By Adam Bender | 18 December, 2014 09:57
A so-called spearphishing attack on ICANN has compromised the email credentials of several ICANN staff members and allowed the attacker access to user information, including email and postal addresses.
By Grant Gross | 18 December, 2014 04:41
Telstra will provide mobile connectivity for the new Tesla Motors electric car, the Model S, the telco has revealed.
By Adam Bender | 17 December, 2014 14:00
As the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security held its first hearing of an inquiry into the government's data retention bill, key details of the proposed regime are still yet to be revealed.
By Rohan Pearce | 17 December, 2014 13:48
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has reported the lowest number of complaints about telcos in seven years.
By Adam Bender | 17 December, 2014 10:14
The NBASE-T Alliance -- a recently formed umbrella group of networking industry players dedicated to keeping standard Ethernet cabling relevant -- announced a dozen new members on Monday, including big names such as Intel, Qualcomm and Brocade.
By Jon Gold | 16 December, 2014 23:20
Chairo Christian School in Victoria has implemented a remote management platform for PCs as it prepares for growth in the number of devices used by students and staff on its cross-campus network.
By Rohan Pearce | 16 December, 2014 14:43
A one-year extension to a U.S moratorium on Internet access taxes was buried in a US$1.1 trillion government spending bill passed by the Senate on Saturday.
By Grant Gross | 16 December, 2014 07:39
T-Mobile CEO John Legere will cozy up to Yahoo Tech's David Pogue during what the carrier is calling its Un-carrier 8.0 event on Tuesday -- a mystery webcast that promises to include some news and knowing Legere, probably some colorful language.
By Bob Brown | 16 December, 2014 07:27
Riverbed Technology is the latest major tech company to bow out of public trading, announcing a US$3.6 billion takeover by private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday. The price is the highest ever paid by Thoma Bravo, and works out to $21 for each share of Riverbed currently in circulation.
By Jon Gold | 16 December, 2014 06:28
While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT landscape.
By Brandon Butler | 16 December, 2014 05:58
Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has released the new licence condition for operators of 'superfast' broadband networks that will potentially compete with the National Broadband Network.
By Rohan Pearce | 15 December, 2014 09:55
NBN Co and Telstra today announced the signing of revised definitive agreements, clearing the major hurdle for the company rolling out the National Broadband Network as it shifts to the ‘Multi-Technology Mix’ favoured by the Coalition government.
By Rohan Pearce | 14 December, 2014 16:02
The government has no plans to disaggregate NBN Co but will direct the company rolling out the National Broadband Network to implement a number of measures that will give future governments the ability to more easily split the organisation into independent businesses.
By Rohan Pearce | 11 December, 2014 13:36
Avi Networks, a network startup formed by ex-Cisco executives and backed by $33 million in venture capital, came out of stealth Wednesday with the announcement of a system designed to boost the performance of enterprise applications accessed via the cloud and mobile devices.
By Jon Gold | 11 December, 2014 09:09
Australians are the least satisfied mobile customers among nine developed and emerging countries surveyed in a Juniper Networks report.
By Adam Bender | 11 December, 2014 09:07
Labor's communications spokesperson, Jason Clare, claims the anti-piracy measures announced yesterday by the government have "passed the buck back to industry".
By Rohan Pearce | 11 December, 2014 09:04
Microsoft yesterday added an optional anti-POODLE defense to Internet Explorer 11 (IE11), and promised that additional protection would be switched on by default in two months.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 December, 2014 08:31
When Canadian food distributor George Weston Limited moved to Microsoft Office 365, it chose F5 Application Delivery Controllers to centrally manage user traffic to its Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) servers.
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