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Slew of spoofs used in massive, record-breaking DDoS attack

The attack peaked at over 400Gbps according to CloudFlare, the company whose infrastructure was targeted

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Verizon denies throttling Amazon's cloud, Netflix

Verizon is denying a charge leveled by a security expert that limits bandwidth to Amazon Web Services and Netflix after a recent court decision.

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Mobile devices will mob the Internet, researchers forecast

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow by 61 percent annually into 2018, and wearables will increasingly play a role, Cisco researchers estimate.

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Could your TV really spam you?

Some researchers say that in the Internet of Things, botnets may be able to infect your TV, refrigerator, or other smart devices; but other security experts are skeptical.

Expansion urged for the Web's upcoming 25th year

A supporter speaks out for the British web designer's proposal for government digital service, ensuring ongoing access to communications.