It took a while, but OneDrive Sync can now sync files that contain # and %. Microsoft has decided not to roll this out to all tenants yet, but administrators can now enable this for their Sharepoint sites and OneDrive for Business users. [Read more…]
DDoS Attacks: What Are Future Trends?
DDoS – Distributed Denial of Services are kinds of DOS attacks that are carried out by multiple compromised systems, infected with Trojan virus mostly, on a single system. DDoS attacks are double-edged knives as they are also adversely affecting the systems hackers are using to attack the victim system. (Beal) In DDoS, the traffic of malicious attack comes from various sources, sometimes from hundreds and thousands of origins. It is, therefore, impossible to handle such attack by just blocking a single IP address. (Beal) This makes it all the more dangerous and damaging to your online presence as an individual and as a company. [Read more…]
Impact of End of Net Neutrality on Internet of Things
Internet of Things are an integral part of our lives without which, it is unimaginable to exist in this era of technological progression. Everything we use these days is some way or another, connected to Internet. So it comes as no surprise that changes in the net neutrality has direct impact on Internet of Things. Here in this article, we are going to discuss the influence end of net neutrality will have on Internet of Things, if and when it happens. [Read more…]
Ethereum: Is Cryptocurrency Really Safe?
Cryptocurrency – it came, it saw, it conquered; and now it is facing a foreign invasion. Its defences were breached by hackers who managed to get away with 153,000 ethers, which are $32 million in current exchange rate. Parity Technologies faced this security hack in their multi-signature wallet software while normal wallets are safe as yet. Before this, CoinDash had to cancel their ICO after facing a $10 million hack. (Wilmoth, 2017) [Read more…]
Mixed Reality, a short review about what this relatively new technology can bring us
Let’s start with a short recap of what Mixed Reality is. Mixed Reality (MR) is a hуbrіd оf bоth Augmented Reality (AR) аnd Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality іѕ fаr mоrе аdvаnсеd thаn Vіrtuаl Rеаlіtу bесаuѕе іt соmbіnеѕ thе uѕе оf ѕеvеrаl tуреѕ оf tесhnоlоgіеѕ іnсludіng ѕеnѕоrѕ, аdvаnсеd орtісѕ аnd nеxt gеn соmрutіng роwеr. All оf thіѕ tесhnоlоgу bundlеd іntо a ѕіnglе dеvісе wіll рrоvіdе thе uѕеr wіth thе сараbіlіtу tо оvеrlау аugmеntеd hоlоgrарhіс dіgіtаl соntеnt іntо уоur rеаl-tіmе ѕрасе, сrеаtіng ѕсеnаrіоѕ thаt аrе unbеlіеvаblу rеаlіѕtіс аnd mіnd-blоwіng. [Read more…]
IoT: Internet of Things – Security Concerns
Internet of Things, referred to as IoT nowadays is a technical implementation of devices that are connected to the internet. The internet has taken over almost every aspect of our lives. With the low rates (€€) of connectivity and devices with built in Wi-Fi, it’s no wonder connecting devices with each other or to Internet is taking over the world. Anything with an on and off button can now have remote access through Internet. These devices range from kitchen and laundry appliances to wearable devices such as your watch. People seem to forget sensors that can be placed anywhere in the world, to protect dikes, sewer systems and road systems. In this article we’ll talk about applicances, but we’ll mainly look into the security concerns. [Read more…]