How pfSense revolutionized my Home Network

It’s no big secret that I have become a pfSense fanboy over the course of the last year. A lot of my blog posts...

Fixing NAT Type Strict on Xbox Series S|X with pfSense

So Christmas has come and gone a few days ago and if you’re anything like me, which if you’re reading this blog you probably...

Defending against Log4Shell/Log4J (CVE-2021-44228)

You probably haven’t heard but there’s a minor new vulnerability making the rounds. This silly vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) affects a couple of devices here and...

Setting up your first VLANS

With pfSense and Omada I’ve written a lot about my experiences with VLANS. They have become a key part of my 2021 Home Network...

Should you switch to a Linux Desktop?

No. If you’re reading this looking for me to convince you then the answer is likely no, you probably shouldn’t switch to a Linux...

Should you use WireGuard?

WireGuard is a relative newcomer to the VPN scene but it has quickly gained favor since it’s initial release in 2016. Being directly integrated...

Can my Chromebook get a Virus?

The short answer is yes. Yes, your Chromebook can in fact get a virus, just not in a traditional sense. As a computer security...

Inter-VLAN Casting with Chromecasts

A few months ago I went through the process of setting up VLANs for my home network. A short while after that I took...

This week in Cyber: 03 Oct 21 – 09 Oct 21

Man has it been a busy week in Cyber. We had a 6 hour Facebook outage caused by an insecure protocol, a massive TwitchTV...

It’s time to talk about Ports and Port Security

Networking is a complicated subject. The internet is made up of lots on interconnected parts that all share the same limitation. At the end...
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