Microsoft changes TCP/IP stack

Well, once again Microsoft decided to make their own implementations of standards (remember what happened with Java?). This time they decided that TCP/IP 'raw sockets' are dangerous: "Supporting packet sends from simple user-mode raw sockets makes it entirely too trivial for compromised systems under control of hackers to launch massive distributed denial of service attacks,"... Seguir leyendo →


Testing m0n0wall

Well, as I write this, I'm testing m0n0wall as my firewall. It's quite a good piece of software, but I think it's somewhat "less" that what I'm looking for. Don't get me wrong, it has many usefull features like an excellent traffic shapper, VPN support, and many more, but I miss the IDS (snort) and... Seguir leyendo →

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