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Are you using Sky Broadband in your home or business?  Are you still using the default wifi password?  Your business / home network is a potential target for hackers. The algorithm used by Sky to generate wireless passwords is particularly weak against an offline dictionary attack which could allow intruders onto your network if the wireless key was cracked. Sky ...

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Eircom are currently several firmware versions behind ZyXel for the Eircom F1000 Router. The current beta release from ZyXel UK includes a fix for port forwarding bugs, in particular where a resync takes out the applied rules. For those who are interested, and understand the risk that you may kill your Zyxel Eircom F1000 Router, I attach a full log of an Eircom F1000 ...

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We had Vodafone Fibre services installed in one of our client sites today. A few headaches were caused trying to get the Vodafone HG568C router into bridge mode – the technique we used is similar to the UPC Cisco EPC3925 Router Bridge Mode method ( which we blogged about recently).   All it takes is a tiny bit of editing the modem page source in your broswer ...

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The battle between broadband providers in the next-generation super-fast broadband stakes will step up a notch later today when Eircom announces the roll-out of a new Fibre to the Home (FTTH) network across 66 towns in Ireland. The new network can achieve speeds of up to a gigbyte or 1,000MB – fast enough to download a high-definition movie in less than one minute ...

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As the post title suggests, this is for users who would like to put their UPC Cisco EPC3925 modem/router device into Bridge mode without DMZ’ing and double NAT’ing.  This is the solution for everyone who would prefer not to use the UPC Cisco EPC3925’s builtin thin and terrible routing functions by using another router of your own,  choosing to ...

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