The global average Internet connection speed increased 12% from the fourth quarter of 2015 to 6.3Mbps, a 23% increase year-over-year (YoY), while global average peak connection speed increased 6.8% to 34.7Mbps in the first quarter, rising 14% YoY, according to Akamai Technologies Inc.
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When it comes to average Internet connection speeds, Malaysia is still stuck at No 73 globally, but is zooming ahead on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) adoption, the only Asia Pacific country in the top 10 of the latter
Akamai Technologies Inc said it has launched the Akamai One startup programme in Asia Pacific, which it claimed would allow startups to focus on growing their businesses without worrying about the complexity of delivering fast, reliable and secure online experiences for their users.
Asia continued to surge ahead in average Internet connection speeds, with South Korea leading the pack, according to the State of the Internet Report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2015 by web technology company Akamai.
Banks may talk about a customer-centric experience, but there is too much governance and too much legacy, and they are horrible at innovating, says Akamai’s John Ellis.
Akamai is alerting enterprises and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers of attackers using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
The global broadband (>4 Mbps) adoption rate reached 60%, an increase of 1% quarter-over-quarter, according to Akamai Technologies Inc, which earlier this month released its 'Third Quarter, 2014 State of the Internet Report'.
Akamai has issued an alert on the Xsser mobile remote access trojan (mRAT), which targets iOS and Android devices and which may involve cellphone tower eavesdropping for location-specific attacks.
Akamai Technologies Inc is alerting banks and enterprises to the use of Yummba webinject tools in banking fraud, and making banks even more vulnerable to malware.