Firewall Comparison

Speaking of firewalls, I ran across a nice little piece that compares the big 3 free personal firewalls, Tiny, ZoneAlrm and Sygate. I was thinking about doing something similar, but heck, I couldn’t really do any better than http://pierre.szwarc.free.fr/uk_Firewall_comparison.pdf

Hawking Router

I’ve been messing around a bit with the Hawking PN9245F router that I’ve got the home network and cable modem running through. I put it through some firewall tests and port scans, and it’s got me running in full stealth mode for the moment. Gotta’ love that! It wasn’t even all that difficult to setup…

BadTrans

BadTrans is out there and looking quite active, at least based on the number of infected emails I’ve seen come bouncing into our network here at work. We did have one person get infected, two days after I posted a warning about it, and instructions on dealing with it, which is quite frustrating. Turns out…

New Cable Modem

Sorry for the delay, lost ftp connection to the site again for a day. It was supposed to be because they were moving it to a new server, but I still can’t get the file permissions changed, which was why they were moving it to begin with. Who knows? We did get a new cable…