ISP’s Blocking P2P Use

A few updated links and more information in regards to this previous article Insightbb and Sandvine P2P ISP’s Blocking P2P Use – Mediacom, Insight users face mystery blockade Numerous Mediacom Customers Without P2P Access

Insightbb and Sandvine P2P

It seems Insightbb is now using Sandvine Peer-To-Peer Policy Management. Actually their bandwidth provider AT&T has put this method to use. Other ISP users are also reporting seeing this being put into place. It would seem not all areas serviced by these ISP are seeing this product put into use. Below are some recent related …

Bit Torrent P2P King

Bit Torrent P2P King – 53% of all p2p file-sharing traffic P2P Usage – Which Network Consumes the Most bandwidth Digital Movie Forecast BitTorrential Downpour  

Kaspersky Personal Pro 5.0

Anyone who has seen my online postings over the years will know there are two software programs I've allows recommended. These are Kaspersky AVP and ZoneLabs ZoneAlarm. I've used versions of these products since 1999. I honestly feel they are two of the best products on the market. Both products are promoted on the top left …

More Debate on Firefox vulnerabilities

Even more debate on Firefox vulnerabilities. I know my thoughts on this. But I'll save them for another day. The linked thread has a nice yet somewhat civil conversation going on in regards to the subject.

FireFox Still more secure?

Tabbed Browsing Flaws Detected http://www.broadbandreports.com/shownews/55801 http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2004-10/advisory/ Chalk one up for IE… http://news.iggyz.com Mozilla Foundation has released an update for the Firefox browser to fix a serious security problem http://www.iggyz.com/WN/101204.html Ok lets be fair. Internet Explorer hole opens up again JPEG Exploit Proof of Concept Exploit code for Microsoft JPEG flaw made public Major graphics flaw …

Google Killers?

We have heard about them time and time again. But do they really exist? Is there a startup out their that is going to take over the hearts and minds of users? To become the one and only Google killer. No one believed Overture could be a big player in the industry. Everyone pretty much …

Arrested for VoIP

 Arrested for VoIP – US citizen in hot water over IP   US citizen detained over illegally providing phone services in Belarus   It would seem Russia has a very negative view of VOIP usage.

Benefit for Children’s Oncology Group

My girlfriends nephew Tony was diagnosed three years ago with Acute Lymphomblastic Leukemia (ALL), which is the most common form of childhood cancer. Tony along with his family will be holding a benefit to raise money for children’s cancer research on Saturday November 13, 2004. The money raised will go to the Children’s Oncology Group. …

How much security software is to much?

Here is an age old question. How much security software is to much? When does the amount of security software in use become overkill? Do you give up system performance and ease of use to be more secure? Can a balance between usability and security be found? In this security forum many feel you can never …