Tag: TCP

What is the ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)?

The ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is a protocol used by devices to diagnose network communication problems. Network administrators commonly use it to determine whether networks work properly, but it can also be abused by hackers to launch DDoS attacks. Contents What is the ICMP protocol? ICMP vs. TCP What is the function of the…
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November 8, 2023 0

What is HTTP/3, and should you enable it?

HTTP3 is the latest version of HTTP — the hypertext transfer protocol. HTTP enables browsers and servers to communicate on the web. And as the internet evolves, so does HTTP. Meet its newest upgrade, HTTP3, and learn how it differs from its predecessors, how it works, and whether you should enable it. Contents What is…
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November 6, 2023 0

TCP vs UDP: A comparison of the protocols and their differences

Whether your data is transferred quickly and in full depends on which network protocols you use, UDP or TCP. They both do the same job but in different ways. One is more reliable and the other one is faster. Find out which one you need below. Contents What is TCP? What is UDP? How do…
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September 26, 2023 0

History of the VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) has become a synonym for robust online security. It creates an encrypted tunnel for your data to travel safely through the internet – as safely as if it traveled through your private network. Developed out of the necessity to save internet users from the rising scope of cyber threats, VPN…
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September 25, 2023 0