Virus-infected devices given out by police

Police have apologised after giving infected memory sticks as prizes in a government-run cyber-security quiz.

Taiwan’s national police agency said 54 of the flash drives it gave out at an event highlighting a government’s cybercrime crackdown contained malware.

The virus, which can steal personal data and has been linked to fraud, was added inadvertently, it said.

Källa: Virus-infected devices given out by police

Senator wants Apple to answer questions on slowing iPhones

The chairman of a U.S. Senate committee overseeing business issues asked Apple Inc to answer questions about its disclosure that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

The California-based company apologized over the issue on Dec. 28, cut battery replacement costs and said it will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good.

Källa: Senator wants Apple to answer questions on slowing iPhones

AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

SHANGHAI — With an advanced screen, a special artificial-intelligence microchip and an eye-popping price, the newest smartphone from Huawei Technologies was meant to show Americans what China can do with technology.

Instead, Huawei’s push to sell the phone in the United States has suddenly lost a powerful backer — and the push has attracted some unwanted scrutiny from Washington.

Källa: AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

SHANGHAI — With an advanced screen, a special artificial-intelligence microchip and an eye-popping price, the newest smartphone from Huawei Technologies was meant to show Americans what China can do with technology.

Instead, Huawei’s push to sell the phone in the United States has suddenly lost a powerful backer — and the push has attracted some unwanted scrutiny from Washington.

Källa: AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

Gratistipset: Hitta flaskhalsarna

Gratistipset: Hitta flaskhalsarna

Gratistipset: Hitta flaskhalsarna

WhatRoute är programmet du ska plocka fram och starta upp när en hemsida inte svarar eller när en tjänst inte vill vara med. WhatRoute kartlägger flaskhalsar och stopp.

Programmet listar alla anslutningspunkter, alla servrar som trafiken passerar och finns det ett stopp så ser du det och finns det ett system som svarar långsammare så ser du det också. Programmet är gratis.

WhatRoute is a network diagnostic utility designed for Apple Macintosh computers. Primarily it provides a Traceroute function, but can also perform Ping, Domain Name Service queries, Whois queries and monitor the traffic to and from your computer. The software also uses a Geo-Location service to provide a geographical view of the paths that packets from your computer take as they traverse the Internet. These results may be passed to Google Earth for higher resolution display.

What’s New

Version 2.1.0:

Enhancements:
  • Show cumulative distribution in Flow Distribution window.
  • Add finer grained controls to Flow Distribution (scaling, class width etc).
  • Use the significantly faster Jenkins “Spooky” hash for hashing flows. Previously used Jenkins “One at a time”

Requirements

  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.10 or later

WhatRoute

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