Fake Fly SAS gratis biljetter och ICA presentkort på Facebook

Fake Fly SAS gratis biljetter och ICA presentkort på Facebook

Dags för en ny blåsning på Facebook. Följande postade en av mina Facebook vänner här om dagen. Klickar man på länken, så hamnar man på följande sida, där man måste besvara några frågor om SAS. Oavsett vad man svarar så kommer man till slutet vidare och “vinner” sina 2 gratis biljetter. För att få ut sina “gratis” biljetter måste man bara “Dela” det här på sin Facebook sida, samt klicka på “Gilla”. Gör man det så hamnar man plötsligt på…

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Light my fire – user awareness in cyber and IRL

Light my fire – user awareness in cyber and IRL

This article was going to be about one of the pillars of IT security. One, as it turns out that is  eroded and crumbling. Unfortunately it turns out the same issues apply in real life outside of cyber.   That pillar is `awareness education`.   The unspoken reason for this is that users are the weak link we don’t control. A weak link that can be fixed with proper education. Give the user a PDF to read, 2 hours in…

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How to setup a home network with extra security for free

How to setup a home network with extra security for free

Introduction Nowadays we all are using more and more internet connected devices at home together with “Internet of Things” devices also called IoT. Below are just a few examples: computers & laptops cellphones & tablets Surveillance web cameras Multi media players / speakers / Smart TV’s Weather stations Everything is online, connected to the internet and some of the devices are easily to use or administrate through an app on your phone or tablet. With more and more devices connected…

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Mapping of egress points used by VPN providers

Mapping of egress points used by VPN providers

Introduction This is a follow up on my previous article about “Are VPN providers more trustworthy than your local ISP?“. In this article I was mapping different VPN provider’s internet egress points.   Now, half a year later I thought it was time for an updated on this mapping, since I have seen a few changes while using different VPN providers myself.   The mapping candidates The countries I’m mapping against are the same as in my previous article. Sweden…

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Huddinge Plus – rabatter mot försäljning av personlig information

Huddinge Plus – rabatter mot försäljning av personlig information

Inledning Som besökare i Huddinge Centrum ser man reklam på en app som heter: “Huddinge PLUS – Ditt digitala klippkort“.     Appen beskrivs med följande ord på Huddinge Centrum’s hemsida:    Huddinge PLUS är kundklubben för dig som bor i Huddinge med omnejd. Du som lite då och då, kanske ofta, handlar i någon av våra 70 butiker eller avnjuter lunch, middag eller bara en kaffe på något av våra caféer eller restauranger. Vi gillar dig och vill gärna…

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Telegram power outage used by Fraud actors to fool Telegram users

Telegram power outage used by Fraud actors to fool Telegram users

During the night 28th to 29th of April 2018, the messenger service Telegram had a power outage problem, which resulted in their service not been able to use in most parts of the world. On Sunday morning (29th of April), the service comes up again and Telegram was informing about this on their Twitter account, which has at the moment 446K followers. The following message you could see: The Fake Telegram giveway posts At the same time, when opening one…

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Fake iPhone X reklam blir 805 SEK prenumeration

Fake iPhone X reklam blir 805 SEK prenumeration

Dags för en ny Facebook Fake reklam, den här gången kan man vinna en iPhone X. Vi har sett sådant tidigare, men då var det IKEA reklam som slutar i en 835 SEK prenumeration. Den här gången visas det här meddelande av “någon bekant” på Facebook. Söker man på Google efter px2018cup så hittar man (ett) sökresultat! (2018-04-24) Det länkar till en hemsida som liknar väldigt mycket Apple’s original hemsida med reklam för iPhone X. Information om vilka funktioner den har…

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Wireguard speed tests on ASUS RT-AC86U

Wireguard speed tests on ASUS RT-AC86U

I just did a short test of running WireGuard on my ASUS RT-AC86U router, following the instructions I found in the Smallnetbuilder forum. Got it finally working with a small changes, to the config and did some speed tests to compare it to my previous OpenVPN speed tests done on the same router. Technical information: Router: ASUS RT-AC86U Firmware: Merlin 384.5_alpha3 VPN Provider: AzireVPN Speed test server: Stockholm – NORDUnet A/S As you can see below, the speed test results…

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VPN Speedtest Asus RT-AC86U – Merlin firmware

VPN Speedtest Asus RT-AC86U – Merlin firmware

Introduction I have replaced my Linksys WRT1900ACSv2 router with the new ASUS RT-AC86U (a.k. RT-AC2900). This router has the new Broadcom BCM4906 CPU inbuilt with dual core and 1,8 GHz.  I have previously done some VPN speedtest on my Linksys router with DD-WRT firmware on. Feel free to check them out. Now I felt it was time to do a new VPN speed test with a couple of different VPN providers on the new ASUS router. Test information & Specification…

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DNS Performance test

DNS Performance test

Just found this script on Github to perform a DNS performance test and was running this on my Pi-Hole. See below the speed results in milliseconds: (Location: Sweden / Stockholm) DNS Server Test Test Test Test Test Test Test Test Test Test Average Cloudflare 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1.10 Google 2 1 1 1 22 48 2 12 2 12 10.50 Aduard 22 22 21 21 22 21 21 21 21 21 21.20 Neustar…

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