Two important updates since this report was published: Our research team created a patch that can help effected users. Please check it here DASAN Zhone Solutions sent us their comment on the report. We attach it “as is” at the end of this page Overview: We conducted a comprehensive assessment on a number of GPON...
Overview: We conducted a comprehensive assessment on an LG NAS device. This device is a storage device connected to a network that only allows authorized users. It’s like a private cloud, only it costs less, is simple to operate, and it gives you complete control. However, we found a way to hack into the system...
Sprucing up your hardware is a great start — and while that’s not a priority for many of us, keeping your desktop, laptop, and peripherals clean will do wonders for your speed and reliability. Did you know January is Clean Up Your Computer Month? If you’ve been postponing it for a while, now’s a great...
Chances are you’ve heard of BitCoin. Even if you’ve never used it, the crypto-currency – which skyrocketed to be valued at over $14,000 in December – has grown in popularity. But who created BitCoin? How did he do it? And what were his motivations?  There’s little known about the virtual creator of BitCoin known as Satoshi Nakamoto. what is...
Everyone is talking about it, but does anyone actually understand how Bitcoin works? Two years ago, Dominic Frisby knew Bitcoin was going to be big, so set out to ensure the general public had a way to understand it. In his book, Bitcoin: The Future of Money? Frisby tells the story of how Bitcoin was...
If you don’t live in the States, watching your favorite primetime comedy the moment it airs is going to come at a cost. That’s because most content is geographically blocked due to copyrights and distributing licenses, and is not available for those residing out of the US. Even so, there are certain ways you can...
Malware Threats by Saiful Hassan is a new book (published June 2017) that takes you through various security threats – from social media to your bank account – and how you can protect yourself from them. We sat down with the author, Saiful Hassan, to see why he wrote this book and how it can help your...
The latest cyber-attack – patrolling under the name of Petya – made its debut nearly two days ago on June 27. Known to be a ransomware attack that encrypts stolen data until a fee is paid in BitCoin, Petya has infected thousands of targets across the Ukraine, Russia, India, and the U.S. The ransomware uses...
If you’re looking for a way to stream the FIFA Women’s World Cup, click here. It’s almost time for the most anticipated football event of the year – the FIFA World Cup. But unless you’re in Russia this summer, in order to get in on the action you’ll need to live-stream the matches. And while 80...
You haven’t stopped talking about your upcoming trip since you booked your ticket, but the thought of packing is killing your mojo. We understand; packing can be daunting. It’s no wonder so many people push it off until the last minute. It’s not just what to pack, it’s also how to pack. Besides for the...