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NotPetya ransomware attack, New Zealand view
Posted on 28-Jun-2017 15:07

Victims of the NotPetya ransomware attack can’t get at their own computer data even if they pay the ransom. NotPetya is an attack on a grand scale causing a huge amount of disruption. Many victims are large companies in Europe. It has also hit American businesses. You may see this referred to elsewhere as Petya. At […]... Comments (Comments)


Security concerns reach new peak, Unisys Security Index
Posted on 27-Jun-2017 14:11

Identity theft, credit card fraud and natural disasters are top concerns for Kiwis.... Comments (Comments)

Behind Spark’s slow-burn 4.5G plan
Posted on 26-Jun-2017 16:23

Last week Spark installed new technology on five Queenstown cellular towers. They mean the region now has New Zealand’s fastest mobile data network. The Queenstown towers join one-off upgraded Spark towers in Christchurch and Silverdale. Upgrading Queenstown is Spark’s latest move to squeeze the most from its cellular spectrum. It’s been doing this since buying the […]... Comments (Comments)

Red Hat unveils production-ready open source hyperconverged infrastructure
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 22:10

Red Hat debuts integrated, software-defined compute and storage platform designed for remote sites and edge deployments.... Comments (Comments)

Whatever ailed Vodafone broadband … seems to be fixed
Posted on 23-Jun-2017 14:10

After reporting a series of poor results, broadband monitoring company TrueNet notes a welcome return to form for Vodafone broadband performance. The latest Urban Broadband Report notes: “Vodafone Cable connections show a 31 percent increase in NZ webpage average speed this month compared to last month. Vodafone Fibre shows a 29 percent increase month on […]... Comments (Comments)

VMware NSX Meets Stringent Government Security Standards with Common Criteria Certification
Posted on 22-Jun-2017 19:05

VMware NSX enables new levels of security, IT automation and application continuity to government organisations.... Comments (Comments)



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Geekzone Pizza Event - Kiev, Ukraine
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The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
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Time for nuclear power in NZ?
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WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
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Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
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iStorage diskAshur 2 review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:52

I recently had the chance to review the iStorage USB memory drives but what if you need larger storage for entire laptop backups or large file transfers? Take a look at the new iStorage diskAshur2 secure external drives.... Comments (Comments)

Edifier R2000DB Lifestyle speakers review
Posted on 28-May-2017 14:46

We look at Edifier's high end speakers for home entertainment.... Comments (Comments)


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Unless you've been living under a rock you'll be well aware of the issues surrounding car parking at Wellington airport and the surrounding Miramar streets. Streets nearby to the airport have become a popular alternative for both travellers and staff working at the airport to avoid what many conside...
Google crawling Geekzone HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 22-May-2017 16:00
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Last week (May 2017) I made the changes to start serving Geekzone over HTTPS (and this blog too). This included removing extra lines of code that dealt with HTTP to HTTPS redirection for some pages (the ones that were always served as HTTPS before the switchover) as well as setting HST header and ot...
Geekzone gone full HTTPS
Posted by freitasm on 19-May-2017 10:38
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Last night I switched Geekzone (www.geekzone.co.nz) to full HTTPS support. And slowly traffic over SSL is going up (comparing last six hours overnight vs last month). Up until now we only used SSL for login, registration, private messages and profile pages plus assets (images, CSS and scripts). ...
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For those of you who are regulars on Geekzone you'll know one of my pet peeves is people who don't understand the huge security risk associated with port forwards. Configuring a port forward in your router or firewall is something configured by people every day, with the vast majority probably faili...


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Power Usage measuring in flat?
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Contents insurance on gaming PC
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Whats something small that really annoys you?
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The Workday Lunchbox
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Java Development JOB
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