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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1519 IEEE sets new Ethernet standard that brings 5X the speed without disruptive cable changes
As expected the IEEE has ratified a new Ethernet specification -- IEEE P802.3bz – that defines 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T, boosting the current top speed of traditional Ethernet five-times without requiring the tearing out of current cabling.

The Ethernet Alliance wrote that the IEEE 802.3bz Standard for Ethernet Amendment sets Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 2.5G and 5Gbps Operation lets access layer bandwidth evolve incrementally beyond 1Gbps, it will help address emerging needs in a variety of settings and applications, including enterprise, wireless networks.
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#1519 IEEE sets new Ethernet standard that brings 5X the speed without disruptive cable changes
#1518 Android.Lockscreen ransomware now using pseudorandom numbers
#1517 Virlock ransomware can now use the cloud to spread, say researchers
#1516 Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index
#1515 Firefox ready to block certificate authority that threatened Web security
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