The Internet

SIG Leader - Glynn Brooks

2020-01 Internet SIG: Future of tech in 2020

Click on "read more" below to see the articles and links we discussed at our January meeting. The tech that will invade our lives in 2020 (NYTimes) Most exciting tech at CES 2020 (Popular Mechanics) World’s First Foldable PC, ThinkPad X1 Fold, Ushers in a New Era of...

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2019-12 Internet SIG Topics

Here are the articles we discussed in the 12/21/19 meeting: Demo of what’s in the January 2020 release of Microsoft Edge Best defensive strategy to protect against ransomware Streaming video and the role of the FCC You can download the Edge browser beta from...

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2019-11 Internet SIG Topics

These are the discussion topics for the November meeting Who is Watching You? – Consumer Reports They Know What You Watched Last Night (NYTimes) FBI Warns That Multifactor Authentication Is Not as Secure as You Think (Medium) How Streaming Companies are Using Data to...

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50th Anniversary of Unix

The Dallas Fort Worth Unix Users Group is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Unix. As part of the celebration, DFWUUG is having special presentations at their October and November meetings. DFWUUG invites the North Texas Linux Users Group to attend the...

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September 2019 Internet SIG Links

Here are the links to articles we discussed in the Internet SIG: Using the Internet to get home entertainment Binge-watching vs. weekly schedule TV watching Streaming wars scorecard: What to watch and how much it will cost  We also took a look at the Interactive Media...

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The Risk of Weak Online Banking Passwords

Good article from Brian Krebs' security blog: The Risk of Weak Online Banking Passwords "This story is about how crooks increasingly are abusing third-party financial aggregation services like Mint, Plaid, Yodlee, YNAB and others to surveil and drain consumer accounts...

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