Internet Route Security: a long way to go

[This article was originally posted by Andrew Yager on LinkedIn] The last week hasn’t been great for the global internet community from a routing security standpoint. From the news that Google’s traffic was accidentally routed through Russia (and Nigeria) to Telstra accidentally black-holing customer traffic yesterday morning, you could be forgiven for wondering how the internet functions at all. In a conversation with one of my colleagues on Wednesday, not … Continue reading Internet Route Security: a long way to go

Updated: Firefox Security Vulnerability

If you use Firefox as your web browser, you should update it now to version 50.0.2 (or a later one if it exists). Late last night, someone disclosed a vulnerability that is present in the ToR and Firefox web browsers on a public mailing list. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to run code on your computer if you visit an infected web site. You … Continue reading Updated: Firefox Security Vulnerability