An Update …. Finally!

Wow, well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here!  

Sorry about that!  It was not my intent.

That said, a lot has changed since my last posts!

URL Rewriting for IIS (Windows Server)

As many of these posts are, this is in part to document the process for myself.  However, for anyone running IIS as their web server (such as for Windows Home Server or Windows Server Essentials), […]

T-Mobile Wi-Fi Calling Issues with Sophos UTM

For those of you that may not be familiar with T-Mobile, one of the features that they offer (tout really) is their wi-fi calling.  It’s a great feature, especially if you live in an area with […]

Sophos UTM and the ARRIS/Motorola Cable Modem Exploit

If you haven’t heard about it by now, there is a recent exploit that allows a maliciously designed website to trigger a reset of certain ARRIS (formerly Motorola) Cable Modems.

This doesn’t affect all of them, but only a certain model. However, if you’re paranoid at all, there is no harm in blocking access to the cable modem.

There are two ways to do this: drop all traffic to the cable modem (which doesn’t affect internet traffic), or to filter out the specific URL used to do this.

And we cover both methods

Sophos UTM and Wireless Access Points

For a long while, I’ve been using a Linksys Router flashed with DD-WRT. It worked well enough and functioned fine.  However, it’s been on it’s last legs and randomly power cycling frequently. So it was […]