Meltdown, Spectre, and Jann Horn?
This past month the cyber security community has been buzzing about a major exploit just discovered in most processors. You might have heard about it in the news. There are actually two problems at hand here, somewhat related, called Meltdown and Spectre. I was made aware by this article in The New York Times. Slightly frustrated by their lack of detail of what exactly the problems were, I was brought to this article by The Register. Most of this article is speculation, but w
Net Neutrality and You!
Net neutrality - the principle that internet service providers must treat all data on the internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reclassified broadband as a Title II communication service. This vote classified ISP’s as “common carriers”, no longer “information providers” in a tight 3-2