Author: Mark

Battery Backup Uninterruptible Power Supply

During the last 6 to 8 days my internet WAN connection on my router keeps going in and out and as hard as I try, I could not find any clear cause.  Two days ago when I was watching baseball game I noticed the WAN connection that goes from the FIOS router to my Synology … Continue reading Battery Backup Uninterruptible Power Supply

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Home Routers

There are many makers of home routers and it seems like D-Link does not care about security.  D-Link have eight routers that have problems and after about nine month they have not fix any of the problems.  All  I have to say is that if D-Link don't care about the consumers we shall give them … Continue reading Home Routers

Do you wipe?

Study shows that about two thirds of second hand storage devices still contain personal data that are trivial to recover.  Always remember to completely wipe your storage device before you sell it or giving it away.

D-Link Backdoor

D-Link DIR-620 routers contains a backdoor account was discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers.  Firmware that was found to have the backdoor are 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22.  D-Link have no plans to update the firmware due to the age of the router.  If you have one of the DIR-620 I would not … Continue reading D-Link Backdoor

UPnP

Unless you know for sure that you are going to use UPnP (universal plug and play), always disable it on your router.  With UPnP turned on your inviting every one to your router.