Ip Address – IBG Play http://ibgplay.org/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 17:03:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://ibgplay.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-5-150x150.png Ip Address – IBG Play http://ibgplay.org/ 32 32 Hyderabad police close case against 18 people https://ibgplay.org/hyderabad-police-close-case-against-18-people/ https://ibgplay.org/hyderabad-police-close-case-against-18-people/#respond Tue, 21 Sep 2021 16:29:00 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/hyderabad-police-close-case-against-18-people/ Hyderabad: City police have decided to dismiss the case they filed against 18 people allegedly involved in child pornography. The National Crime Records Bureau had sent the Telangana State Crime Investigation Department (CID) details of the IP addresses of 18 people who allegedly viewed child pornography. The agency then passed it on to Hyderabad Cybercrime […]]]>

Hyderabad: City police have decided to dismiss the case they filed against 18 people allegedly involved in child pornography.

The National Crime Records Bureau had sent the Telangana State Crime Investigation Department (CID) details of the IP addresses of 18 people who allegedly viewed child pornography. The agency then passed it on to Hyderabad Cybercrime Police, who booked a case.

“During the investigation, it was found that the IP addresses were the same as those transmitted and a file was reserved last year. Arrests have already been made in the case, so we are closing it, ”said a cybercrime official.


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Canadian VoIP Provider Held For Ransom By DDoS Attack https://ibgplay.org/canadian-voip-provider-held-for-ransom-by-ddos-attack/ https://ibgplay.org/canadian-voip-provider-held-for-ransom-by-ddos-attack/#respond Tue, 21 Sep 2021 02:19:56 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/canadian-voip-provider-held-for-ransom-by-ddos-attack/ Breadcrumb Links Innovation Author of the article: Content of the article A Canadian VoIP provider called VoIP.ms is being held hostage by what it calls a “massive” and sustained DDoS attack that could cost the company business. Advertising This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues below. Content of the article According to […]]]>

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A Canadian VoIP provider called VoIP.ms is being held hostage by what it calls a “massive” and sustained DDoS attack that could cost the company business.

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According to the boss of a Quebec firm that uses the VoIP.ms service, the telephone provider has been down since September 17. “It hasn’t hurt my business so far as we can work by email,” said the executive, who asked not to be identified. “It’s just a bore right now.”

However, he suspects that other companies – especially those reselling VoIP.ms service – “are really in trouble”.

An Ottawa man who works for a tech company and uses VoIP.ms residential service complained that “service comes and goes”.

According to the news service Bleeping Computer, a malicious actor asks a bitcoin, or about $ 45,000, to stop DDoS attacks.

ITWorldCanada.com has so far been unable to communicate with Montreal-based VoIP.ms, whose main website is now protected by Cloudflare and remains operational.

In a tweet, VoIP.ms said the attack began on September 16.

Its site carries the message: “The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack continues to target our websites and POP servers. Our team is making continuous efforts to stop this, but the service is affected intermittently… We apologize for any inconvenience.

The last tweet posted by the company, at around 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, said, “We want to assure you that all of our energy and resources are devoted to combating this DDoS ransom attack.”

The affected Quebec customer manager said VoIP.ms has 23 servers across Canada and 42 servers in the United States for its telephony customers. To restore telephone service, customers were advised to point their servers outside of their local area. However, for this business that did not help. “In Montreal, they have nine different servers. I have gone to all of them and none of them are working now. Yesterday I was able to find one. Now they are not.

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According to a VoIP.ms press release issued earlier this year, the provider was founded in 2007 and has “80,000 satisfied customers,” including cPanel, the Houston-based developer of cPanel web hosting control panel software; Utah-based ICON Health & Fitness; Toys “R” Us and others.

When asked to comment via email, a spokesperson for cPanel’s parent company, WebPros, said the company was “refusing to participate.”

VoIP.ms states that it provides a wide range of standard telephony features, as well as enhanced communication features for business and home communications. This includes things like local and direct numbers in over 60 countries. It also offers free porting across the United States and Canada for local and free direct dialing to more than 125 countries.

DDoS attacks harness the power of large numbers of infected devices connected to the Internet. Chained together to form a botnet, they issue requests to an IP address to overwhelm the web server and deny service. According to Cloudflare, a DDoS mitigation service, DDoS attacks can target an application layer, network devices such as firewalls and load balancers or DNS servers.

While holding an organization for ransom is one DDoS tactic, another uses the weapon as a diversion for malware or ransomware infiltration.

In March, Mitigation Service Akamai said DDoS attacks this year were getting “bolder and worse” than in 2020, which was a banner year in itself. Last year, Akamai said it had mitigated some of the biggest attacks ever (1.44 Tbps and 809 Mpps); seen more attacks on clients in more diverse industries than ever before; and observed the world’s largest DDoS extortion campaign, targeting a European online gambling site.

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“Recently, we have seen several campaigns that targeted a range of IP addresses at two specific customers over an extended number of days,” the Akamai report states. “The attackers were relentlessly looking for weaknesses in the defenses to exploit, while trying different combinations of attack vectors. During one attack, threat actors targeted nearly a dozen IP addresses and turned to multiple DDoS attack vectors trying to increase the likelihood of disrupting back-end environments.

According to a report released in June by Nokia, after implementing COVID lockdown measures in 2020, its researchers saw a 40-50% increase in DDoS traffic. “The continued increase in the intensity, frequency and sophistication of DDoS attacks has resulted in a 100% increase in ‘high watermark levels’ of daily DDoS spikes,” the report says, “by 1.5 Tbps (January 2020) at more than 3 Tbps (May 2021). “

According to the Cloud Security Alliance, to thwart DDoS attacks, IT departments can do the following:

-increase the bandwidth. Have sufficient bandwidth to handle traffic peaks that may be caused by cyber attacks;

-Consider switching workloads to hybrid or cloud-based services. The provider can offer unlimited bandwidth.

-use a content delivery network (CDN) to balance website traffic so that your capped server doesn’t get overwhelmed;

-if your web hosting provider offers it, implement DDoS protection at the server level;

-configure your firewall or router to drop incoming ICMP packets or block DNS responses from outside your network (by blocking UDP port 53) to protect against certain DNS volumetric and ping-based attacks;

-Remember that you are never too small to suffer from DDoS attacks.

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How to fix DNS issue on Windows 11/10 https://ibgplay.org/how-to-fix-dns-issue-on-windows-11-10/ https://ibgplay.org/how-to-fix-dns-issue-on-windows-11-10/#respond Sun, 19 Sep 2021 20:50:47 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/how-to-fix-dns-issue-on-windows-11-10/ Network issues are common with Windows systems, but are usually resolved once you understand the cause. Imagine a situation where your system is connected to the Internet and the Wireless icon indicates connected but websites do not open. Changing browsers doesn’t help. It is possible that the problem is with the DNS server. If so, […]]]>

Network issues are common with Windows systems, but are usually resolved once you understand the cause. Imagine a situation where your system is connected to the Internet and the Wireless icon indicates connected but websites do not open. Changing browsers doesn’t help. It is possible that the problem is with the DNS server. If so, please read this article for the resolution.

What is DNS?

The internet does not understand our language. Thus, if we enter the URL of a web page in the address bar of a browser, the DNS server converts it into a numeric value (IP address of the website) readable by the Internet. If the Domain Name System (DNS) stops converting the URL to a numeric value, you will encounter the DNS Server Not Responding error. Usually, for any DNS related issue, you will not be able to access websites.

How do I know if the problem is with the DNS server?

If there is a problem with the DNS server, you might not be able to open the website by entering its URL, but you can still open it by entering the website’s IP address. For example. Enter the Google IP address 172.217.4.46 in your browser’s address bar and press Enter. If he opens Google.com, then you’ve isolated the cause.

In addition, you can try the Ping test.

  • Press Win + R to open the To run window and type the command cmd.
  • Press Enter to open the Command Prompt window.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type the command ping google.com and press Enter.
  • If it does not return all 4 packets, type ping 172.217.4.46 and press Enter.
  • If you receive all 4 packets with the second command, the problem is probably with the DNS server.

How to fix DNS issue on Windows 11/10

To resolve DNS related issues on your Windows computer, try the following solutions in order:

  1. Check for problems with the ISP
  2. Restart the modem, router and computer
  3. Renew IP, flush DNS, reset Winsock
  4. Perform a clean boot on the system
  5. Enable the Microsoft LLDP protocol driver
  6. Install the latest network drivers
  7. Change the diet plan

1]Check the problems with the ISP

If the problem is with the ISP, any level of local troubleshooting would be unnecessary. So first of all, please check the internet connection of other devices connected to the router. If other devices are working fine, the ISP is doing its job properly. If you don’t have another device, try connecting the computer directly to the modem.

Read: Windows cannot communicate with device or resource (primary DNS server)

2]Restart the modem, router and computer

If the system does not retrieve the IP address correctly, try the following solution:

  • Turn off the modem, router, and computer.
  • Start by starting the modem only and wait 2-3 minutes until all the lights are stable.
  • Then start the router and wait 2-3 minutes until the router light is stable.
  • Finally, start the computer.

This should solve the problem for many users, but if not, please proceed to the next solution.

Read: Fixed non-authoritative DNS server for zone error

3]Renew IP, flush DNS, reset Winsock

Command prompt commands

This solution goes through the elevated command prompt mode.

Find Command Prompt in the Windows search bar and select Run as administrator in the right pane for the application. This will open the elevated Command Prompt window.

In the elevated Command Prompt window, type the following commands in order. Press Enter after each command to run it.

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /registerdns

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

NETSH winsock reset catalog

NETSH int ipv4 reset reset.log

NETSH int ipv6 reset reset.log

Exit

This will renew the IP, flush the DNS cache, and reset Winsock.

You can also use the network reset feature in Windows 11/10.

Read: How to enable DNS client service if it is grayed out in Windows

4]Perform a clean boot on the system

A clean boot helps isolate the cause if the condition is caused by third-party software products on your system.

If so, try removing such software or at least disabling it at startup.

Read: How to view the contents of the DNS cache in Windows

5]Activate the Microsoft LLDP protocol driver

Enable the Microsoft LLDP protocol driver

To enable the Microsoft LLDP protocol driver, follow these steps:

Simultaneously press the Windows key and the R button to open the Run window.

In the Run field, type the command ncpa.cpl and press Enter to open the Network Connections window.

Right click on your active network connection and select Properties.

In the list under “This connection uses the following” find Microsoft LLDP Protocol Driver. Make sure the associated checkbox is checked.

Read: How to check if your router is hacked or if its DNS is hacked?

6]Install the latest network drivers

Outdated or corrupted drivers could also be the root cause of the issue under discussion. So, install the latest network drivers on your system. These can be downloaded from Intel.com.

Read: What is a DNS leak and how to stop the DNS leak

7]Modify the diet plan

Choose the high performance power plan

Although the balanced diet plan is the most common, if you are having DNS related issues, you can change it to high performance as follows:

Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command powercfg.cpl and press Enter to open the Power Options the window.

From all the power plan options available, please select the High performance possibility of feeding.

Read: DNS cache poisoning and spoofing – what is it?

8]Switch to Google’s public DNS servers

Switch to Google's public DNS servers

If all else fails, you can change the DNS server and replace it with public DNS servers from Google – or any other for that matter.

Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command ncpa.cpl. Press Enter to open the Network Connections window.

Right click on the active network and select Properties.

Double click on Internet Protocol version 4 to open its properties.

Move the radio button to Use the following DNS server addresses. Change the settings as follows:

  • Preferred DNS server: 8.8.8.8
  • Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4

Click OK to save the settings.

Now read: What is DNS Aging and Cleansing and How to Configure the Functionality on Windows Server?

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Photos of Josh’s hands could play a major role in the future https://ibgplay.org/photos-of-joshs-hands-could-play-a-major-role-in-the-future/ https://ibgplay.org/photos-of-joshs-hands-could-play-a-major-role-in-the-future/#respond Sun, 19 Sep 2021 16:14:35 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/photos-of-joshs-hands-could-play-a-major-role-in-the-future/ The Duggar family continues to stay in the spotlight due to news from Josh Duggar. In April 2021, federal agents arrested Josh on suspicion of obtaining child pornography. More recently, Josh’s attorneys have asked to postpone the trial to a later date. And it looks like they want to keep the photos of Josh’s hands […]]]>

The Duggar family continues to stay in the spotlight due to news from Josh Duggar. In April 2021, federal agents arrested Josh on suspicion of obtaining child pornography. More recently, Josh’s attorneys have asked to postpone the trial to a later date. And it looks like they want to keep the photos of Josh’s hands out of the case as well. Here’s what’s going on with the photos and how they could play a major role.

Josh Duggar’s trial after his arrest arrives in November 2021

Josh Duggar’s April 2021 mugshot | Washington County Sheriff’s Office / Getty Images

Fans and critics of the Duggar family continue to follow what happens with the Josh Duggar news as there appear to be new details about the case every day. Those who follow the Duggars probably remember when Homeland Security raided Josh’s parking lot in 2019. It seems the raid on the parking lot has something to do with the suspicions against Josh now.

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Apple and Google embrace Putin-Kremlin, influence Russian election – Cerritos community news https://ibgplay.org/apple-and-google-embrace-putin-kremlin-influence-russian-election-cerritos-community-news/ https://ibgplay.org/apple-and-google-embrace-putin-kremlin-influence-russian-election-cerritos-community-news/#respond Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:33:19 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/apple-and-google-embrace-putin-kremlin-influence-russian-election-cerritos-community-news/ As the tech industry struggles to solve a host of complex human rights and security issues, the incident underscored the uncomfortable compromises many tech companies make to operate in certain regions, as well as the increasingly brazen demands of authoritarian governments. The Russian government pressured Apple and Google to remove the voting app for weeks, […]]]>

As the tech industry struggles to solve a host of complex human rights and security issues, the incident underscored the uncomfortable compromises many tech companies make to operate in certain regions, as well as the increasingly brazen demands of authoritarian governments.

The Russian government pressured Apple and Google to remove the voting app for weeks, threatening fines and even accusing companies of unlawful interference in the elections. Created by associates of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, it offered recommendations in each of Russia’s 225 constituencies to candidates with the best chance of defeating the dominant United Russia party in each race. Voting is open all weekend, but the app is no longer available for download and deceptive impostor apps have already started appearing in its place.

Representatives of the two tech companies met with officials of the Council of the Russian Federation on Thursday, according to the Associated Press, after which the council said in a statement that Apple will comply with the withdrawal request. A person familiar with Google’s decision to remove the app said Russian authorities threatened some Google employees with serious charges and criminal charges, forcing the company’s hand.

Apple did not respond to any requests for comment from a media outlet that Google declined to comment on.

Russia’s action against the voting app is part of a larger trend. In April, iPhones and other iOS devices sold in Russia began to come with an additional step in the installation process that prompts users to install a list of apps from Russian developers. The apps are not preinstalled and users can choose not to download them, but Apple made the change as a concession to Russian law.

And it’s not just Russia that is making increasingly restrictive demands. Along with its great firewall, the Chinese government has long exercised significant control over the operation of international tech companies in the country, including requiring all foreign services to run on servers both owned by Chinese cloud companies. and located in China. India has also increasingly forced international tech companies, including Twitter and Facebook, to make compromises that infringe on privacy. But something as frankly political as the removal of a voting guide app is an alarming and dangerous new frontier.

The episode also follows a separate Apple controversy over a business plan to search for child sexual abuse material directly on users’ iPhones and iPads, in addition to iCloud. Apple has now delayed the project after privacy and security advocates argued that such a service could be abused by foreign governments demanding that Apple access customer data. The company had said firmly that it would not comply with such requests.

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Marketers Should Plan More DIY Metrics As iOS 15 Approaches – TechCrunch https://ibgplay.org/marketers-should-plan-more-diy-metrics-as-ios-15-approaches-techcrunch/ https://ibgplay.org/marketers-should-plan-more-diy-metrics-as-ios-15-approaches-techcrunch/#respond Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:41:15 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/marketers-should-plan-more-diy-metrics-as-ios-15-approaches-techcrunch/ Apple plans to remove developer access to important user data as part of its iOS 15 release on Monday, leaving email marketers in a dilemma as to how they will understand metrics. To find out how the industry is approaching this problem, we spoke with Vivek Sharma, CEO of Movable Ink, a software company that […]]]>

Apple plans to remove developer access to important user data as part of its iOS 15 release on Monday, leaving email marketers in a dilemma as to how they will understand metrics. To find out how the industry is approaching this problem, we spoke with Vivek Sharma, CEO of Movable Ink, a software company that helps marketers take action on the data they collect.

This conversation builds on our August Extra Crunch article exploring how email marketers can prepare for changes to Apple’s email privacy protection.

The game changer for email marketers with this update is that as an Apple Mail user, you will have the option to hide your IP address.

How can marketers pivot their tactics to stay in control of their metrics? Sharma thinks we’re going to focus more on downstream metrics rather than open rate – on clicks, conversions, and revenue. “It sounds great and all, but you have less of this data. But by definition, this funnel narrows; there are fewer people to go to at this point, so it may take you longer to figure out if something is working or not working for you.

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Sharma says zero data is something companies have focused on. “There are two things: ‘open’ as a metric, and some of the information you get at open time, like the IP address, time of day, and inferred weather. Things like IP address, time of date, etc. are perceived as data breaches. These are just a few of the data points that marketers will no longer have access to. Therefore, they use first and zero-party data in which they have already invested. “

The challenge, according to Sharma, is: How can marketers collect zero-party data in an interesting and visually appealing way, and then personalize their content for each customer at scale?

One of the ways Movable Ink has collected third party data is shown below:

Image credits: Mobile ink

Sharma says, “Everything here is a poll question: ‘What do you usually buy? ” ‘What’s your shoe size?’ And they give you loyalty points back, so there’s a value exchange going on here. They know you clearly and provide you with an easy way to engage with the brand that interests you.

Once you have the data, the question is: how do you use it? Below we see an example of JetBlue.

Image credits: Mobile ink (Opens in a new window)

Sharma presents three iOS 15 takeaways for email marketers:

  1. Focus on funnel metrics like clicks and conversions.
  2. Invest in your zero and first party data assets. Real personalization is what people experience and what they see. You can do this from your zero and first party assets.
  3. Email is a great channel to engage your customers because it’s a mature channel you’ve invested in. Email is a great channel for building a one-on-one relationship with your customer, and more. It has undergone many changes over the past 10 or 15 years. The industry will evolve and we will find that balance between privacy and personalization.
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Beware of illegal streamers – crackdown on UK hackers is on https://ibgplay.org/beware-of-illegal-streamers-crackdown-on-uk-hackers-is-on/ https://ibgplay.org/beware-of-illegal-streamers-crackdown-on-uk-hackers-is-on/#respond Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:49:49 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/beware-of-illegal-streamers-crackdown-on-uk-hackers-is-on/ The battle against movie pirates in the UK is officially on, and it could spark quite a bit of controversy. A number of Virgin Media customers revealed that they had been contacted by mail by a company called Voltage, and asked if they had illegally downloaded the Ava movie. If they confessed to the wrongdoing, […]]]>

The battle against movie pirates in the UK is officially on, and it could spark quite a bit of controversy.

A number of Virgin Media customers revealed that they had been contacted by mail by a company called Voltage, and asked if they had illegally downloaded the Ava movie.

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Air Force software chief resigns as Pentagon takes control of millions of IPs https://ibgplay.org/air-force-software-chief-resigns-as-pentagon-takes-control-of-millions-of-ips/ https://ibgplay.org/air-force-software-chief-resigns-as-pentagon-takes-control-of-millions-of-ips/#respond Thu, 16 Sep 2021 22:56:48 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/air-force-software-chief-resigns-as-pentagon-takes-control-of-millions-of-ips/ Nicolas Chaillan, the US Air Force’s first software manager, submitted his resignation letter on LinkedIn on September 2; he gave the reason as a lack of support. His resignation was preceded by the resignation of Brett Goldstein, director of the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service (DDS) in June. Goldstein had announced his intention to become a […]]]>

Nicolas Chaillan, the US Air Force’s first software manager, submitted his resignation letter on LinkedIn on September 2; he gave the reason as a lack of support. His resignation was preceded by the resignation of Brett Goldstein, director of the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service (DDS) in June. Goldstein had announced his intention to become a consultant after the end of his three-year term. Additionally, on September 7, the Pentagon released a tech bulletin showing it had regained control of over 125 million IP addresses, which had been turned over to a private company. This series of events raises questions.

Digital Defense Service

DDS is a Pentagon office, created in 2015, to manage emerging cyber threats and potential vulnerabilities of Pentagon networks. Staffed with “a team of highly technical nerds from the private sector and government,” DDS leverages emerging technologies and technological skills to identify vulnerabilities in network systems, identify sources of attack, and address issues that could arise.

Since its inception, the DDS has come up against the bureaucratic juggernaut of the DoD. Some Pentagon members are concerned that the service is redundant, given that the branches each have their own cybersecurity offices. Others dispute that the office is bypassing conventional bureaucracy to get programs through. The office hosts events that attract hackers from around the world to play aerospace and avionics hacking “games” like Hack-A-Sat, which give DoD technicians insight into network vulnerabilities. Although the hack takes place against stand-alone simulations, the science behind it has real-world implications.

Then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced the results of the “Hack the Pentagon” pilot program. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee / DoD)

DDS is funded by the US Digital Service (USDS). The USDS was established in 2014 to administer Healthcare.gov. In 2019, the USDS included the Office of Management and Budget (OMS), DDS and VA Digital Services. It had about 180 people spread over the three departments.

Brett Goldstein took the helm of DDS in 2019. During his tenure, DDS doubled in size. Still, its operations have drawn dozens of IG complaints. A report by the Inspector General in 2020 describes the allegations of a hostile work environment, favoritism and the use of unauthorized software. The results determined that Goldstein was only guilty of using unauthorized email software to discuss official DoD business.

As budgets are shrinking, the Office of Management and Budget seeks to operate the DDS as an emergency measures department. OMB Deputy Director Margaret Weichert said in an interview that she sees DDS providing “a rapid response capability that is highly technical and very agile and can be deployed literally overnight.” Weichert wants individual military departments to operate their own digital service divisions. By providing remedial measures to identified cyber vulnerabilities, DDS gives departments insight into how to manage digital services internally. Essentially, it mediates between the problem and the ministry, giving a way forward without implementing it themselves.

Technical problems of the air force

Nicolas Chaillan (Air Force)

Nicolas Chaillan was appointed in May 2018 to the position of Director of Software, under the direction of the Deputy Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics. As CSO, Chaillan was responsible for the Air Force’s cloud migration, as well as the analysis and approval of commercial software and hardware (COTS) destined for the USAF. Prior to taking on the role of CSO, Chaillan was co-lead of the Pentagon’s Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps) initiative. DevSecOps is an initiative designed to streamline cybersecurity by enabling cybersecurity automation at all phases of software integration. Simply put, DevSecOps is the automated security system for DoD software systems.

After spending only three years in his new job, Chaillan announced on September 2 that he was resigning. In his public letter of resignation, he boldly expressed his frustrations with the operation of the DoD. He cited the lack of support for the programs; senior management will not “work”; and the reluctance of the DOD to implement the requested programs. Significantly, Chaillan led the All Field Joint Command and Control System (JADC2), a cloud-based system that enables information sharing among all departments and departments, and serves as a repository for information. hard-learned digital technologies. In 2018, this was a top priority, but after developing a working prototype model, funding for the program was cut.

Chaillan also used personnel and project management services. In his letter on LinkedIn, he wrote,

“Please stop putting a major or lieutenant colonel (despite their exceptional dedication, attitude and culture) in charge of ICAM, Zero Trust or the Cloud for 1-4 million users. while they have no experience in this area – we are putting in place critical infrastructure down. We wouldn’t put a pilot in the cockpit without extensive flight training; why expect someone with no computer background to be close to success? “

Military departments often assign mid-level officers and NCOs responsibility for projects with which they have little or no experience. They do this to foster growth in those ranks, taking people with limited experience and putting them in roles in which they may have a chance to shine. As officer development this makes sense, but as program managers these officers need real world experience with the program they are now responsible for. Imagine taking your local librarian and handing him over to your town’s sewer systems. Just because they work for the city doesn’t mean they can do ANY job for the city. The frustration and the departure of Chaillan take on their full meaning in this context.

The Pentagon’s corner on the Internet

The Department of Defense oversees much of the Internet. In the early days of the Internet, the DoD purchased millions of IPv4 IP addresses. These have been dormant since the early 1990s. Three minutes before President Trump officially stepped down, control of 56 million of these addresses passed to a small Florida-based company called Global Resource Systems LLC. By mid-2021, Global Resource System controlled over 125 million IP addresses. In September, the DoD quietly announced it was regaining control of these addresses.

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U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers receive an overview of Washington DC as part of the Fourth Annual Day with the Army Reserve, May 25, 2016. The event was led by the Office of Public-Private Partnership . (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Marisol Walker / US Army)

Former director of digital defense Brett Goldstein said the control of those addresses was given to Global Resources in order to assess the space and locate potential vulnerabilities.

Global Resource Systems is a relatively unknown limited liability company with a mailing address in a Florida business park. He doesn’t have a history of defense contracts and not much history at all. As a result, cyber industry players were surprised that the DDS, the Pentagon’s premier technology bureau, handed over six percent control of the Internet to an unknown company.

Although control of addresses has since returned to the Pentagon, the reasoning behind the initial transfer is still a mystery. According to the Pentagon, the transfer was part of a pilot program regarding IP security and vulnerability, but nothing else has been released.

Doug Madory, a former Air Force software officer and current director of internet analytics for Kentik, a network monitoring company, said he believed the transfer was part of an intelligence gathering initiative. Activating IP addresses that have been dormant for years has caused a surge in internet activity. Routing traffic through these military networks enables analysis of outside systems, allowing DoD to examine vulnerabilities and exploits available to hackers. However, it is still unclear why the Pentagon would choose Global Resource Systems as a partner.

The rule of three

The departure of the chief of the DDS, the resignation of the chief of software of the Air Force and the quiet takeover of millions of IP addresses can be ominous.

The impending competition from the great powers will test America’s cyber infrastructure. It is imperative that the Pentagon have the best people at work and partner with the most capable companies if the United States is to have cyber supremacy.

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Kellogg’s Krispy Kreme Donut is here! https://ibgplay.org/kelloggs-krispy-kreme-donut-is-here/ https://ibgplay.org/kelloggs-krispy-kreme-donut-is-here/#respond Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:46:23 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/kelloggs-krispy-kreme-donut-is-here/ Grains are the kind of thing you eat or not. There is no real middle ground. You might like it for breakfast, you might enjoy it as a snack, or you might even have it for dinner (although we don’t recommend it). That being said, you might find yourself eating the stuff a lot more […]]]>

Grains are the kind of thing you eat or not. There is no real middle ground. You might like it for breakfast, you might enjoy it as a snack, or you might even have it for dinner (although we don’t recommend it).

That being said, you might find yourself eating the stuff a lot more after seeing what we just found out … Kellogg’s Krispy Kreme Donuts Cereal! Yes, these are crispy, frosted, donut flavored cereal curls.

Where the hell have our entire lives been?

Available to order online through GB Gifts, we first discovered the cereal after Instagram account New Foods UK posted a photo online. The post, which has now racked up 8,000 likes and hundreds of comments, has left fans eager to try the new breakfast. We included!

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Described as an explosion of flavors, cereal is supposed to be delicious in the morning for breakfast, at noon as a snack, or as a garnish on your favorite dessert.

As a garnish? Betcha had never thought of it … a world of opportunity has opened up, guys!

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Not really a cereal fan? Well, in other breakfast related news, Costa’s new menu now features plant-based smoked bacon bap, with vegan bacon!

The fluffy white bap comes with either Heinz Tomato Ketchup or HP Brown Sauce (both also 100% vegan) and can be bought hot in store or take out to enjoy at home.

You can even treat yourself to a Terry’s chocolate brownie while you’re at it!

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Does a VPN hide your IP address? A detailed guide to VPN protection https://ibgplay.org/does-a-vpn-hide-your-ip-address-a-detailed-guide-to-vpn-protection/ https://ibgplay.org/does-a-vpn-hide-your-ip-address-a-detailed-guide-to-vpn-protection/#respond Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:01:54 +0000 https://ibgplay.org/does-a-vpn-hide-your-ip-address-a-detailed-guide-to-vpn-protection/ VPNs are most often downloaded as consumers are increasingly aware of the value of their personal data. We are seeing a resurgence of interest in online privacy, which is great because if people learn how to best protect themselves online, they will be less susceptible to scams and attacks. One question that is often asked […]]]>

VPNs are most often downloaded as consumers are increasingly aware of the value of their personal data. We are seeing a resurgence of interest in online privacy, which is great because if people learn how to best protect themselves online, they will be less susceptible to scams and attacks. One question that is often asked is whether VPNs are really hiding your IP address. The best VPN services not only provide IP obfuscation, but a whole range of security features!

Many customers may not want to jump into paying for a potentially expensive, long-term commitment like a VPN subscription. Downloading a free VPN is therefore a great option to familiarize yourself with. The best free VPN services give you a set amount of data each month that you can use like a regular subscription. You might not have access to all of the same features, but for basic tasks it’s a great alternative. If you’re not sure about your security and privacy while connected to a VPN (which is a valid concern), we’ve got you covered in this article.

What is a VPN hiding?

IP adress

Most people around the world know what an IP address is on a very basic level due to mainstream news articles about “hackers” and “IP addresses”, but few really know what it is. is. It is basically a identifying information that connects you and your device to the internet. Your IP address can show anyone on the internet your location, your ISP, and even the web search history. Your IP address could also allow a hacker or intruder to laser access extremely sensitive information such as your physical home address, credit card information, phone number, and customer information. your relatives. Who wants this information to be available to everyone?

Connecting to the Internet through a VPN creates several layers of protection between your IP address and the public Internet. Think of a straight piece of string going into a machine, tangling in the machine, and then coming out straight out the other side. All credentials about you are lost in the process of confusing the machine so that you can safely connect to the internet.

Geolocation

While IP addresses can give hackers information about your location, an easier way to find this data is to find out which services you have allowed to access your geolocation. For example, if you’ve allowed Google Maps to access your geolocation, you’ve given them carte blanche to follow you wherever you go (unless you specify that you don’t want them to follow you outside of the app – whether they respect your wishes or not is up for debate). The command for Google Maps or any other service to access your geolocation is stored in your device, and if a hacker can access it, they can see where you have been and extrapolate information to find out where you live. is.

Again, a VPN obscures your location and sends multiple signals to a tracking service like Google Maps, telling them that you might be in several different places at once. You can change countries or just move cities. This is great if you want to find discounts when shopping online, for example. Changing your geolocation when buying plane tickets is a great tip for finding big discounts.

Search History

It is not possible to retroactively use a VPN to remove search history information. Even if you clear the cookies and search history from your browser or computer, your ISP may still store this information about you on their side. This makes it virtually impossible to delete your cookies completely, but there is a lot you can do to prevent anyone from accessing this information in the future. First of all, deleting cookies and search history does a lot in the event of a hack or virus, as the hacker would then have to go through your ISP to find information regarding your search history, which is it. just too much work. Second, connecting to the internet through a VPN means that the IP address the hacker sees is one of the remote VPN servers, so they can’t see the actual information about you. Not only that, but if they want to attack you, they should go through AES 256-bit encryption protection services, which is literally indecipherable with computers today.

Other personal information

When you connect to the Internet, you send and receive information that is much more sensitive than you might imagine, such as passwords, credit card information, social security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, names, workplace information, etc. and while waiting for someone to compile your information. Companies like Facebook and Google are already doing this: Consolidate your information into one easy-to-read document for advertisers. To stop this, clear all cookies and search history, change your passwords, and also connect to the internet with a VPN. This way, no personal information about you can be stored because there would be no way to identify you from your IP address.

Do Free VPNs Hide Your IP Address?

Free VPNs are an amazing way to test a specific VPN to see what it has to offer. Many are worried about whether free VPNs are safe or not, which is a valid concern. Since there are so many options on the market, it can be difficult to research them all to know if they all offer high quality security and privacy or not. The Digital Trends team has been busy researching and curating the best VPN content, so if you’re looking to narrow down your choices in a booming industry, check out our list of the best free VPNs.

Free VPNs give you a certain layer of security. However, the degree of security of your online browsing depends on the integrity of the business. There are companies that swear by a strict no-logging policy, so you can feel safe knowing that none of your personal data is stored in their databases. Others have head offices located in countries outside the jurisdiction of the 14 Eyes. It’s also entirely possible that a free VPN is just a get-rich-quick scheme in which an app developer offers a rushed version of a VPN with a bit of marketing to get people to pay or pay. see advertisements. These types of apps offer almost no proper security – they can hide your IP address, but it is very easily detectable by anyone with skill. That’s why it’s important to pay for a subscription or choose a reputable free VPN.

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