Xfinity is turning home routers into public Wi-Fi hotspots

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On June 10th, around 50,000 Comcast Xfinity Internet customers in Houston, Texas will become part of a massive public Wi-Fi hotspot network, a number that will swell to over 150,000 by the end of June.
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Amazon Bringing HBO Content to Amazon Prime Members

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A memo to everyone grubbing HBO GO passwords from friends, family and even co-workers: if you have an Amazon Prime membership, starting May 21 you’ll no longer have to piggyback on someone else’s HBO subscription. The two companies have inked a  deal that will bring original HBO titles like The Wire and The Sopranos and, eventually, back-seasons of current HBO favorites likeGirls and Veep exclusively to Amazon Prime customers without having an HBO subscription. Continue Reading »

What is this HeartBleed Bug and is my website vulnerable?

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To put your mind at ease, every hosting account at PEAK Internet is safe! Our engineers are constantly searching for these types of security vulnerabilities on our systems. PEAK Engineers have verified that our hosting and email servers are not susceptible to this bug.

PEAK would like to remind you when using any third party website on the Internet example (banking, online shopping, etc..) you should always use best practice when choosing a secure password. For more information on choosing a secure password please visit https://www.peakinternet.com/chat/how-to-choose-a-good-secure-password/

You might have thought that little padlock in your browser address bar meant you were safe. That your web connection was encrypted, and you could securely provide user names, passwords, credit card numbers, and more.

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How to choose a good secure password

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Your password is what tells the computer that you are who you say you are. Until we can do retina scans like in James Bond movies, the password is the best that we can do. But, because your password is like a key to your account, you need to safeguard it. Anyone who has your password can get into your account, and your files. Anyone who can guess your password has it. Anyone who has your password can pose as you. Therefore, you may be held responsible for someone else’s actions, if they are able to get your password. You may not wish this to happen.
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