AOL Changes Email Policy To Prevent Spoofing Attacks
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – AOL has made some changes to its email services aimed at protecting customers from unauthorized use of their account following the email hack earlier this week. According to a post on AOL’s blog, its DMARC policy...

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AT&T Announces 21 City U-Verse GigaPower Expansion
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – AT&T plans on bringing its high speed gigabit Internet service, AT&T U-Verse GigaPower, to “100 candidate cities and municipalities nationwide, including 21 new major metropolitan areas,” ArsTechnica reports. “AT&T will work with local leaders in these...

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Sony Takes Precautionary Measures By Undisclosed PSN Passwords
Monday, April 21st, 2014THN News  
ARTICLE (The Hosting News) – Lately, U.S. users trying to login to the PlayStation Network have occasionally received a message notifying them that the wrong password was entered. Turns out, they don’t need to worry, as Sony has reset some passwords (undisclosed...

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Monday, April 21st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Users who have recently signed up for Obamacare on the website are urged to change their passwords due to the Heartbleed security bug. According to a report from ABC News, the Obama administration had issued...


FBI’s Facial Recognition System Said To Contain 52 Million Images By 2015
Friday, April 18th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The FBI’s facial recognition system is said to contain over 52 million images by 2015, a database that many say poses a threat to individuals privacy. According to the Washington Times, the Electronic Frontier Foundation reported...

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4 Blogging Applications that Are NOT WordPress
Friday, April 18th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
NEWS WordPress has become so dominant on the blog hosting scene that it is almost unheard of to even consider something else. After all it is free, open source and works well on both small blogs and large news sites. Nevertheless,...

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Canadians Arrest First Heartbleed Hacker
Thursday, April 17th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a 19-year old male on Tuesday for allegedly hacking into Canada’s tax agency, making this the first arrest in connection with the Heartbleed bug, CNN reports. Stephen Solis-Reyes was arrested...

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Google Updates Terms of Service To Clarify Email Scanning
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – On Tuesday Google revised its terms of service, clarifying that the company does in fact scan users private emails, a practice that has the company facing much scrutiny from privacy groups. The changes state that Google...

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Mozilla Names Chris Beard Interim CEO
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Mozilla has named former Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Beard, interim chief executive officer, announced the company on Monday. In a blog post from the company, Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker said this appointment comes “in the midst...

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IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline
Monday, April 14th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Although Microsoft announced the end of support for Windows XP in 2008, many organizations failed to switch over their computers by the April 8th deadline, including the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, leaving the company having to...

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