On June 8, early risers on the east coast of the United States woke up to a broken internet. A wide range of websites, including Amazon, Reddit, and The New York Times, were not available. A Drudge Report title, for those who could access it, screamed, “GLOBAL WEB FAILURE – MEDIA, GOVERNMENT WEBSITES EXPECTED. The …

QUESTION: I’m moving to a new home where I can use DSL or Cable Internet service, so which is better? REPLY: Getting a solid internet connection has become a vital resource for all of us, so doing your homework before you move should be on everyone’s checklist. The main difference between these two services is …

In a possible sign of things to come, Sony has won a key lawsuit in Germany that could force domain name service providers (DNS), such as Quad9 and possibly others (Google Public DNS, OpenDNS, Cloudflare, etc.), to block access to a website due to internet copyright infringement (hacking). A DNS supplier will generally endeavor to …

SANTA CLARA, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – June 21, 2021– Stellar Cyber, the leading security operations platform for MSSPs, today announced that it has extended its market reach in Latin America by adding Coeficiente Comunicaciones, a leading Mexican Internet service provider serving more than 30 major cities, to its rapidly growing client list. Through this …

Communication Minister Yoaz Hendel has completed the reform he started, and next year Bezeq Israel Telecommunication Co. Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ) and HOT Telecommunications Systems Ltd. (TASE: HOT) will be able to obtain Internet licenses. The reform canceling the split between Internet infrastructure provider and Internet service provider (ISP) has been delayed by the delay in …

The key is to shop around and find a loan at the most affordable rate and with the most favorable terms possible. If you are able to get a personal loan, you can significantly reduce the interest rate and borrowing costs you pay compared to payday loans. More of your money will go towards paying …

How does an alternative payday loan work? Alternative payday loans (PAL) are low value loans offered by federal credit unions. PALs are permitted by the National Credit Union Administration as long as certain guidelines are followed. First and foremost, you must be a member of the credit union and you must have been a member …

Are you in financial difficulty? If you are having financial difficulty and would like to speak to someone for free financial advice, information and assistance, you can call the Financial Advisors Hotline on 1800 007 007 (open 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday) . If you are having financial problems related to the coronavirus pandemic, …

MMilitary members and their families do so much to serve our nation that it is surprising to find that they are being unfairly targeted by predatory moneylenders. But it is in fact the case. The Consumer Federation of America recently released a report indicating that predatory lenders are targeting military personnel and their families. Predatory …

Payday lenders targeting low-income people are nothing new. Short-term, high-interest loans which are often intended for minorities in rural areas, have the potential to create a spiral of debt from which many find it difficult to break free. In 2018, for example, more than 33,000 payday loans were taken out each week in Alabama, according …

The number of overdue payday loans in Russia hit a record 5.4 million in February, according to credit rating agency Equifax. In total, Russians owe 172 billion rubles ($2.2 billion) to microfinance organizations – very short-term loans that usually come with high interest rates and are designed to keep borrowers going for a few weeks. …