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February 26, 2013  12:25 AM

Could you pass this LAN Engineer test?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Internet, Networking, Remote management, Routers, Secure Computing, Security

Back in July, 2009, when I found myself looking for a new gig, one of the firms I contacted gave me written test as part of their recruiting and interview process.  Part of that test included a hacking skills challenge (something I have included here in quite a while). I thought you, dear reader,...

July 31, 2012  10:00 PM

Redux: Security Baseline for Small Businesses



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Instrusion prevention, Security, Security management, Wireless security

This story bears repeating. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Many small business owners treat their business computers like their home computers; they run minimal security and engage in unsafe computing practices. This isn't my opinion, mind you, it is based on my...


December 29, 2011  11:34 PM

Router reboot can open your system to hackers



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, hackers, Hacking, NAT, Routers

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May 29, 2011  6:35 PM

Top Five Public Computing Safety Tips



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Public Computers, Security best practice, Wireless security

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September 27, 2010  3:26 PM

A Pleasant Surprise at CVG – LilyPad Free Wireless



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Wireless security

When...


August 15, 2010  2:53 AM

What’s Your System’s Survival Time?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Patch Tuesday, Routers, Security, Vulnerabilities

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August 11, 2010  6:58 PM

Why DNS Rebinding Is in the News Again



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Black Hat conference, DNS Rebinding Attack, Routers, Security, Security Now!

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July 24, 2010  12:49 AM

The Router Attack is Back in the News – Ho-Hum



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Black Hat conference, Hacking, Routers, Vulnerabilities

Subtitle: "How to Hack Millions of Routers" This really isn't anything new, it's just back in the news again. According to this article on Forbes.com:

Craig...


July 4, 2010  12:13 AM

Network Gremlins Attack Bewildered Geeks



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Networking, Security, Troubleshooting

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May 17, 2010  2:06 AM

Should You Be Held Liable for Illegal Activity on Your Unsecured WiFi?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyberlaw, Routers, Wireless security

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