30 Jan 2015

Google to change UK privacy policy after regulatory pressure

Author: MakaylaCyw | Filed under: News

Google has agreed to improve the information it provides to people about how it collects personal data in the U.K., after it was required to do so by country’s data protection authority. The company has signed an undertaking committing to make further changes to the privacy policy to ensure it meets the requirements of the U.K.’s Data Protection Act, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said Friday

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A critical vulnerability in glibc, a core Linux library, can be exploited remotely through WordPress and likely other PHP applications to compromise Web servers. The buffer overflow vulnerability, dubbed Ghost , was reported Tuesday by researchers from security vendor Qualys. It is identified as CVE-2015-0235 in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures database.

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Ghost Linux vulnerability can be exploited through WordPress, other PHP apps

30 Jan 2015

BT to test 500Mbps broadband over copper in two towns

Author: rifisaverm | Filed under: News

British Telecom thinks that a new technology called G.fast can increase broadband speeds over copper to hundreds of megabits per second, and will soon conduct trials to see if it’s right. If the trials are a success, it’s good news for homes and businesses that don’t have access to fiber in the U.K.—but also across Europe, as they will likely encourage operators in other countries to bet on the technology too

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