Your Personal Data left in the open – AGAIN

June 20th, 2017


Once again the personal data and information (of around 200 million people) has been left hanging in the breeze for any nefarious or malicious group or entity to get a hold of and use for their purposes.  

Unfortunately, now we also know that various Foreign Govt entities also use this Data to advance their own national causes…and to weaken their opponents.

We urge everyone to contact their government representatives (local, state, and federal) and ask them to start taking this seriously and to work together to put in place various rules, laws, and mechanisms to stop this from happening so frequently.

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Global Attacks Thwarted – Accidentally?!

May 13th, 2017

That global ransomware attack was halted apparently by accident

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Leaked NSA Tools Led to Global Attacks

May 13th, 2017

So far at least 74 countries have been affected, with both government and corporate entities under attack. Though tools to accomplish this type of attack were leaked about 2 months ago, Microsoft immediately released patches to address the vulnerabilities.

WNC clients have been protected since we keep you up to date on all necessary MS Windows Patches.  

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US House votes to repeal FCC internet privacy protections

March 29th, 2017

So, this happened

Do we want ISP’s and 3rd Parties to ‘collect’ and ‘own’ then ‘sell’ our internet traffic and usage habits for marketing and other purposes? 

Shouldn’t that Data belong to us and ISP’s are only custodians or managers of it? 

Unfortunately, this further strips everyone of their internet privacy protections and online security. 

This may just be a stepping stone to government and corporations removing Net Neutrality and creating an unfair online marketplace with tiered access which would further erode our internet experience. 


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Google Fiber – Update

February 16th, 2017

As we reported at the end of last year, Google Fiber (under Alphabets Google Access division) was halting it’s Fiber build-outs in new markets. 

Wired and Engadget now have a short update on the current Google Fiber position, reasoning behind their move, and what its new ‘over the air’ (wireless) replacement is in most regions/markets moving forward.

Even if we are slightly sad that Google Fiber will not be installing Fiber cabling everywhere, we absolutely credit them with helping to push other carriers/providers to lay more high-speed cable and thank Google for competing in this arena and leading an industry wide price reduction on all types of high speed internet.



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