I’d registered my Ctrl.blog domain with Get.blog. That service no longer exists and my domain was transferred to WordPress.com without notice.
An intermediary HTTP proxy-cache can interfere with how different devices detect whether they’ve got working internet access or not.
So, is the Linux firewall distribution IPFire well suited as a home network router? It can do the job, but it’s far from intuitive.
A “security feature” from Trend Micro in my Asus network router suddenly began blocking all downloads through the Steam gaming marketplace. I wasn’t amused.
Is the Microsoft Network Speed Test or Ookla Speed Test the best bandwidth-measuring and network testing app for your Windows device?
A deep look at the ASUSWRT router firmware including its usability, security, and privacy. It has some good and some bad parts.
Don’t blindly “cut off ports” after the first colon to “convert” a socket address (<IP>:<PORT>) to an IP address.
A comparison review of six GeoDNS service providers. GeoDNS can help reduce latency by directing your website traffic to the nearest datacenter.
Protect your Fedora/CentOS Linux-system against SSH brute-force credential-guessing with SSHGuard security log parser and the FirewallD firewall.
New features and services added in the SSH brute-force protection utility SSHGuard version 2.0.
Learn how to log in to and take control of Windows 10’s new SSH Server.
How to set up source IP-specific or network-interface-bound firewall zone rulesets in FirewallD — the Linux firewall system.