Blog Posts Tagged with "IPv6"


Research Roundup: ThreatPost Security Spotlight Report

February 24, 2011 Added by:Mike Meikle

The ThreatPost report outlines concerns over the complexity of smartphones, lack of basic email encryption regimens, and the unknown impact of third-party applications on the hardware lead to a changing and more threatening security landscape for 2011...

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What is an "Undecillion"?

February 03, 2011 Added by:Ron Baklarz

The protocol allows for 340 undecillion addresses, which is 340 trillion groups of one trillion networks each that can handle a trillion devices. If the IPv4 pool of 4.3 billion addresses were the size of a golf ball, the new 340 undecillion IPv6 addresses would be about the size of the sun...

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Are We IPv6 Ready? No, We Are Not

January 24, 2011 Added by:Antonio Ierano

IPv6 brings some caveats as a new addressing space that needs to be understood and correctly implemented: a lack of IPv6 services ready to be used (think the DNS name space resolution as an example); and most of all, a TCP\IP network infrastructure that is not IPv6 compliant at the moment...

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The Internet is Running Out of IP Addresses Fast

January 24, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Internet service provider Hurricane Electric estimates that at the present rate of IP address assignments, the availability of IP addresses under the current IPv4 protocol will be exhausted in the first week of February...

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Defending Against Advanced Threats and IPv6 Attacks

January 24, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

So what will Cyber Defense look like in the future? I believe the answer will be a mix of high-speed hardware with offensive capabilities, network security monitoring & analysis and a united front from the government, private sector and our allies...

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IPv6 Upgrade Could Lock Out Millions of Internet Users

January 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"IPv6 experts say some Internet users will experience slowdowns or have trouble connecting to IPv6-enabled websites because they have misconfigured or misbehaving network equipment, primarily in their home networks. Corporate users also could experience IPv6 brokenness..."

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Will IPv6 Cause Chaos for the Browsing Public?

January 19, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Whether you're installing a drive-by trojan malware via 0day, collecting revenue from pay-per-click schemes, or XSS'ing your way into their bank account - the goal of this game is to make money on that person. Let's face it, business is good...

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