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Comcast Constant Guard Seeks to Inform Consumers About Virus Infections

Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”

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Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”

If so, a message will is sent to consumer about a possible virus infection, together with a link there to Comcast’s security web site – and instructions for removing the malware from the consumer’s computer. Comcast is also offering a toolbar with “spyware detection and removal, a pop-up ad blocker, anti-phishing software and anti-spam protection for email.”

The trial run for this program began on Thursday. Such internet notifications are expected to replace phone calls to consumers.

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U.S. Broadband Deployment and Speeds are Beating Europe’s, Says Scholar Touting ‘Facilities-based Competition’

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Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”

If so, a message will is sent to consumer about a possible virus infection, together with a link there to Comcast’s security web site – and instructions for removing the malware from the consumer’s computer. Comcast is also offering a toolbar with “spyware detection and removal, a pop-up ad blocker, anti-phishing software and anti-spam protection for email.”

The trial run for this program began on Thursday. Such internet notifications are expected to replace phone calls to consumers.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”

If so, a message will is sent to consumer about a possible virus infection, together with a link there to Comcast’s security web site – and instructions for removing the malware from the consumer’s computer. Comcast is also offering a toolbar with “spyware detection and removal, a pop-up ad blocker, anti-phishing software and anti-spam protection for email.”

The trial run for this program began on Thursday. Such internet notifications are expected to replace phone calls to consumers.

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Comcast recently announced a new security program soon to be released to their costumers, dubbed Comcast Constant Guard. This automated message service informs the consumers if Comcast believes that their internet connection is infected by malware, specifically “bots.”

If so, a message will is sent to consumer about a possible virus infection, together with a link there to Comcast’s security web site – and instructions for removing the malware from the consumer’s computer. Comcast is also offering a toolbar with “spyware detection and removal, a pop-up ad blocker, anti-phishing software and anti-spam protection for email.”

The trial run for this program began on Thursday. Such internet notifications are expected to replace phone calls to consumers.

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