VPNFilter Attack & ALLO

Recently, there’s been a lot of news coverage regarding a new botnet called VPNFilter. This attack has resulted in a series of slightly panicked phone calls to our support team, so we’d like to calm your fears and dig into why you’re safe with ALLO. First – what’s a botnet? It’s a network of private computers…

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Get to Know ALLO: Network Operations

NOC NOC! Who’s there? A whole team of fiber experts who are responsible for keeping our network in order and consuming, what we believe to be, a record amount of breakfast burritos in a single morning. But seriously, NOC stands for Network Operations Center and this ALLO team handles a list of responsibilities so vast…

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Cookie Poisoning

What do cookies have to do with someone gaining access to your bank account? Everything. Hackers spend countless hours on the Internet listening and looking at Internet traffic in an attempt to intercept your cookies. A cookie, in this sense, is a small piece of information, usually in text format, that is downloaded to your…

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