Stephen Cooper

Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on internet encryption in the early 90s. He believes that technology should serve the needs of people and so writing about protection from snoopers and hackers is his ideal niche. After working as an IT consultant across Europe and the USA, he has become adept at explaining complicated technology in everyday terms. He is a people person with an interest in technology.

5 best VPNs for TF1 so you can watch it anywhere
By in VPN & Privacy, on giugno 20, 2018 at 12:30 pm
5 best VPNs for TF1 so you can watch it anywhere

If you want to watch French TV while abroad, or if you want to want the World Cup for free, get a VPN and access the TF1 channel.

5 Best VPNs for ZDF so you can watch it anywhere
By in VPN & Privacy, on giugno 20, 2018 at 12:25 pm
5 Best VPNs for ZDF so you can watch it anywhere

You can watch ZDF over the internet, but not if you are outside of Germany. Find out about how to use a VPN to bypass ZDF’s access blocks.

7 best Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) tools and software
By in Net Admin, on giugno 20, 2018 at 11:42 am
7 best Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) tools and software

WSUS stands for Windows Server Update Services. If you run the Windows Server operating system, the WSUS feature is a standard tool that you are probably very familiar with.

10 best free port checkers and scanners for 2018
By in Net Admin, on giugno 20, 2018 at 9:02 am
10 best free port checkers and scanners for 2018

Ports can offer hackers a way into your computer or any network device. A port isn’t an actual physical connector; it is a logical addressing system. Sometimes a port number is used in conjunction with IP address to identify a computer, but mostly ports are reserved for services. A service is a well known program […]

The Ultimate Guide to TCP/IP
By in Net Admin, on giugno 18, 2018 at 11:41 am
The Ultimate Guide to TCP/IP

TCP/IP underpins the internet and it can also help you manage your private network. Find out more about this protocol suite.

8 best wifi stumblers for Windows and Mac
By in Net Admin, on giugno 13, 2018 at 7:16 am
8 best wifi stumblers for Windows and Mac

Keep track of your wifi signals with a wifi stumbler. This wireless packet sniffer will spot congestion and identify better channels for your router.

Fileless malware attacks explained (with examples)
By in Information Security, on giugno 11, 2018 at 7:56 am
Fileless malware attacks explained (with examples)

Malware is malicious software that acts counter to the interests of the computer that hosts it. Viruses, worms, and Trojans are all types of malware. The standard way that a device gets infected by malware is through an executable program copied onto the victim’s machine.

The Ultimate Guide to Packet Loss and How to Minimize It
By in Net Admin, on giugno 8, 2018 at 5:47 am
The Ultimate Guide to Packet Loss and How to Minimize It

Packet loss is an inevitable occurrence in communications. Find out how to minimize packet loss and get the best out of your network.

The 12 Best VM Monitoring Tools and Software
By in Net Admin, on giugno 8, 2018 at 4:05 am
The 12 Best VM Monitoring Tools and Software

Networks are complicated. Adding virtual environments improves efficiency, but they also add another layer of complexity to your network administration tasks. Simplify the job with a VM monitoring tool.

5 Best Network Bandwidth Maximization Tools & Software
By in Net Admin, on giugno 8, 2018 at 2:48 am
5 Best Network Bandwidth Maximization Tools & Software

Accurate bandwidth monitoring and network management systems enable you to automatically reallocate resources or shape traffic. They can save you a lot of money while still improving the network availability.

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