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 […]

Sophos XG Firewall Port Forwarding

Like in previous posts, I’m skipping the normal “junk” (installation). I’ll come back to it later, but I want to cover this right away. The reason for this, is that the port forwarding (NAT) section is …. beyond confusing, and I think completely unnecessary.

To anyone from Sophos reading this, please, fix the UI. It’s broke, stupid and actively harms your user base. Unless the goal is to force administrators to pay for training on how to use the clusterfuck that is the new UI …. you’re completely failed here. COMPLETELY.

Sophos Copernicus

If you’re wondering why I don’t have a bunch of new guides for Sophos UTM out, that’s because there is a new version of it being worked on and released in the near future (Q1 […]