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Bypassing the Arris BGW210-700: For pfSense users

Many smart people have looked for ways to go around the residential gateway. In every case, it has been determined that one must use the provided gateway. Due to the way AT&T handles authentication with their ONT device, the residential gateway is required to do the authentication.

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Basic Cyber Security – Part 1

“Passwords are like underwear…”

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UPnP: Hackers are opening SMB ports on routers | ZDNet

Akamai says that over 45,000 routers have been compromised already. UPnP Source: Hackers are opening SMB ports on routers so they can infect PCs with…

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Avira Home Guard: Home Network Security Scanner

Source: Dark Reading Recently, I was doing some reading on home network security tools and I found an interesting story on Dark Reading that prompted me…

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Understanding ELK: Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana – Part 1

  Useful links: pfSense Forum Topic pfelk.3ilson.com (doesn’t seem to be maintained) Elastic Logstash Kibana I currently work for a big data company.  We take machine…

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The Trouble With Travel: Hotel WiFi

As I have mentioned previously, I travel a lot for work as a sales engineer.  I am all over the US visiting customers and most…

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Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13 | Reuters

Facebook Messenger Kids requires parents to set up an account and approve their children’s contacts. Source: Facebook rolls out messenger app for kids under 13…

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Data vs Insight: Which Do You Want?

I have many conversations with people on a regular basis regarding the collection, processing, and dissemination of data.  There are so many sources of data…

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Voice Assistants and Smart Homes: Who’s watching and listening?

I have been reading articles across the Web over the last few months pertaining to connected home assistants, like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home.  People…

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Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door – The Verge

You’ll need a smart lock and Amazon’s new Cloud Cam Source: Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door –…

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