Menatelecom Unlocks

I’m not sure when this has exactly happened, but I found this out a few weeks ago. I decided for some random reason to visit Menatelecom‘s Motorola web interface (aka the WiMax modem, default IP 192.168.15.1). I tried the default password: “motorola” and nothing, my hopes were dashed. I tried the next obvious password: “menatelecom” and bang the status page opens up!!

Yep, it seems like Menatelecom have finally unlocked their devices!…

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.…