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.…

Menatelecom: Customers + 1

After many years, ever since Batelco introduced ADSL at what were exorbitant rates, I have decided to jump ship and join the WiMax crowd.

Don’t get me wrong, I love DSL, but unfortunately the only way I am getting a stable fast connection is going through the airwaves. For about a couple of years I have been suffering with terrible line problems that manifested suddenly out of the blue. It took the tech several days of almost living in my home to figure out the problem.…

Review: cFosSpeed Traffic Shaper

Today in my networking class we were discussing about the different protocols used, congestion was mentioned at some point in class and then it hit me: I never ever spoke about a nifty program I use called cFosSpeed! Never told anyone about it, never mentioned it when people suffer slow browsing speeds while trying to download stuff!

As a result I have decided to write this review about a little program called cFosSpeed.…