If you tried to access Twitter, Spotify, or the New York Times website last Friday, you may have had a little trouble. These sites are all served by the same domain name service provider, Dyn, which was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that morning. If you’ve been following the Janus Networks blog, we warned […]

LinkedIn just expanded its pilot freelance service, ProFinder, to all of the United States. ProFinder joins the freelance marketplace alongside marketplaces like Upwork, Freelancer, and Thumbtack. With ProFinder, anyone can post a job and receive five bids from the freelancers using the service. Any professional can post their profile, and bid on 10 gigs for free – […]

Janus Networks is pleased to announce that we are now an authorized testing center for Pearson VUE! Our testing and certification facility will be available to our customers as well as Janus Networks employees. Pearson VUE offers computerized tests and certifications from more than 450 credential owners in areas like IT, education, finance, government & the military, […]

Early in October, a hacker released a new type of malware that targets smart devices like cameras and routers. Dubbed “Mirai,” this malware was used by the hacker to infect and control hundreds of thousands of devices for the purpose of DDoSing Krebs on Security, a security news website. (DDoSing means that the website is […]

If you’re one of the 50 percent of U.S. Galaxy Note 7 owners who still have their original phones, it’s time to take advantage of Samsung’s recall replacement offer. A flaw with the battery has caused the Note 7 to explode, catch fire, and leak chemicals. The phone has now been recalled in the U.S., meaning it cannot be […]

When you cross the street do you wave or make eye contact with the driver to make sure they’ve seen you? Most pedestrians do. In a few years you may look at the driver’s seat and see someone napping, reading the newspaper, or playing a mobile game. They’re in a self-driving car – and while you will be […]

Do yourself a favor that will make Future You extremely grateful: create a system restore point for your Windows 10 desktop. Search for “restore point” in the Start menu Open the “Create a restore point” option Select your (C:) (System) drive Click “Configure” Select “Turn on system protection” Click “OK” Click “Create” Wait for a […]