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Weekly Discussion Roundup 2nd-8th, Februarych 2015. PDF Print E-mail

1. Net Neutrality takes a surprising turn with FCC proposal Initiated by Douglas Onyango

If you have been following the Net Neutrality debate for any amount of time, you will be pleasantly surprised at the latest development:


Flowers

Latest Development: Proposed rules to ban Internet paid prioritization, blocking, throttling & strengthen transparency made by the FCC chairman.”

 

Frowns

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“…Yes, a pleasant surprise, hats off to Tom Wheeler for taking the bull by the horns and showing true leadership.”

 

“[Click here for] everything you need to know about net neutrality now, in plain English.”

 

2. Serious security flaw in WordPress Initiated by Uganda Computer Emergency Response Team, UCC

Attention to WordPress website owners

 

Flowers

An updated version of FancyBox has just been released, (FancyBox 3.0.4). It resolves this vulnerability, as well as any malicious code that may have been injected into your website. You can download it here...”

 

Frowns

“There is a serious security flaw that has been discovered in the FancyBox plugin for Wordpress. It is actively being exploited right now by malicious people on the internet.”

 

Conclusion/ Remarks

“WordPress has already removed the FancyBox plugin from its repositories and it is important that you remove it from your websites as well.”

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The views, opinions and assumptions expressed in this document are those of the dgroup members and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of I-Network.

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