‘My entire company is without comms’: Gamma’s Horizon cloud PBX goes DOWN

Great hulk of a system not working after ’emergency works’…
Biz broadband comms provider – in name at least today – Gamma is suffering from web wobbles this morning, reportedly across the UK, as customers can’t access its Horizon service.…

Oi! Not encrypting RPC traffic? IETF bods would like to change that

RPC over TLS: You know it makes sense
An Internet Engineering Task Force group has turned its attention to how Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) travel over the internet, and decided a bit of (easy) encryption is in order.…

Ethernet patent inventor given permission to question validity of his own patent

Well, if anyone knows if he fudged it, it would be him
The inventor of two patents that covers Ethernet switching products has been given permission to question the validity of his own invention.…

OK Google, what is African ISP Main One, and how did it manage to route your traffic into China through Russia?

Sub cable biz raises hand, ‘fesses up to causing BGP hijack drama
Monday’s prolonged Google cloud and websites outage was triggered by a botched network update by a West Africa telco, it is claimed.…