Tag Archives: Internet

EU court rules: Google must delete false search engine listings

[English]Alphabet subsidiary Google must remove links from its search engine if requested to do so by users from Europe who can prove that the linked pages contain false information. That's according to a December 8, 2022 ruling by the European … Continue reading

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European Union: Agreement on digital law against hate and incitement (Digital Services Act, DSA)

[German]Delegates from the European Parliament and EU member states agreed on the Digital Services Act (DSA) in Brussels today, April 23, 2022. This is a law on digital services that is intended to ensure stricter supervision of online platforms and … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Hoster GoDaddy hacked, and 1.2 Millions of customers affected

[German]This is a heavy stroke for many people with web presences. The US hoster GoDaddy has become a victim of a cyberattack. The attackers managed to gain access to the Managed WordPress hosting environment of this provider. Advertising

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5G: Where are the fastest next-gen networks?

[German]The current 5th Generation of mobile device networking is unfolding faster than ever, promising download, upload, and latency speeds 10 to 100 times faster than the current 4G network. The Coronavirus pandemic didn't impact the 5G networks' rapid deployment throughout … Continue reading

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Cyber Security on Black Friday (Nov. 27)

[German]Since Friday, November 20, the Black Friday week is already running at Amazon (see). And on November 27th is Black-Friday, when numerous merchants offer their best online and store discounts. Consumers who take part in the year-end spurt of online … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V2004: NCSI shows 'No Internet', although online

[German]Windows 10 users are faced with the problem that the status area of the taskbar indicates a missing Internet connection, but the system is still online. This error also occurs in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004). This … Continue reading

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eBay scans your client’s ports during visit of their site

[German]It seems that  eBay performs a port scan on the clients of its visitors as soon as they access the website ebay.com in their browser. Here are a few information I collected so far. Advertising

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Windows 10: Bug prevents (VPN) Internet access

[German]There is a bug in all still supported versions of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016/2019 – caused by recent updates. This can prevent applications from connecting to the Internet. A bugfix is not expected before April 2020. Advertising

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Windows 10 says ‘No Internet’, but Internet is working

[German]Strange behavior: Windows 10 reports, that no Internet connection is available. However, users can surf the Internet with a web browser and viee web pages without any problems. Advertising

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Donate for the Internet Archive (Wayback Machine)

The Internet Archive (Wayback-Machine) archives websites – and digitizes books. Currently, 384 billion websites (60 petabytes) have been archived before being forgotten (because websites are deleted). 150 employees worldwide keep the project going. Currently, donations are being collected to keep … Continue reading

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