AmyJune-Hineline, Opensource.com's new senior community manager, has a long history of involvement with open source communities, both as an advocate/manager and as a developer.
Posts tagged as “Internet”
Vivaldi's 5.0 release might be seen as the release of two browsers -- one finely tuned for the desktop, and one designed for a wide range of Android devices.
The proposed legislation, which would regulate "gatekeeper" platforms in the EU, doesn't go far enough, according to the FSFE.
The Firefox browser, which has been experiencing declining use for more than a decade, is the only open source brand included in Fast Company's 'BrandsThat Matter.'
Some popular Netgear routers contain a security flaw that is evidently easy to exploit and can make users vulnerable to a CSRF attack.
About this time I’m wondering if I’d even purchase a Netgear router.
You’d think that with all of the fuss recently about the insecure Internet of things, especially when it comes to routers, that any router maker would be on top of it and patching vulnerabilities as soon as they’re discovered.
Evidently not, as far as Netgear is concerned.
Mirai is exposing a serious security issue with the Internet of Things that absolutely must be quickly handled.
Until a few days ago, I had been seriously considering replacing the 1999 model Apple Airport wireless router I’ve been using since it was gifted to me in 2007. It still works fine, but I have a philosophy that any hardware that’s more than old enough to drive probably needs replacing. I’ve been planning on taking the 35 mile drive to the nearest Best Buy outlet on Saturday to see what I could get that’s within my price range.
After the news of this week, that trip is now on hold. For the time being I’ve decided to wait until I can be reasonably sure that any router I purchase won’t be hanging out a red light to attract the IoT exploit-of-the-week.