Menatelecom MyFi Router Security Risk

Today I decided to try out one of those sites that checks what ports you have open on your connection (GRC). At the time I performed the test I was on my Menatelecom MyFi connection (reviewed here). Unfortunately their device have two risky ports open. One of them I guess they left as a backdoor for their support team to access and fix (or break) stuff. The other I have no idea why they decided to leave open.…

(Almost) End of the Year Updates

Oh boy where to start?!

For some reason, to me, this year seemed to have passed real quick. I know its still November, but before I know it, it will probably be December 31. This year was probably the bumpiest one yet for me.

Firstly, there were (and still are) all these revolutions going on in the region. As far as the subject goes I will stop there, I like to keep a politically free atmosphere.…

Better DNS Resolvers

One of the most important pieces in the Internet that most people take for granted is DNS. The Domain Name Service is responsible for converting the addresses you enter in easy to remember text (www.google.com) to its IP address equivalent (either IPv4 or IPv6, depending on your ISP’s *cough*investment*cough*).

Today, most people are most probably using their ISPs DNS resolvers by default. Reason being that upon connecting to the network the ISP’s DHCP server assigns their own DNS servers.…