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Austin Thomé

Writer, enthusiastic IT Professional, expert coffee drinker, and website proprietor.
Austin Thomé has written 27 posts for IT PRO Source

IoT Radio Weak to Telnet Hack; Exposes WiFi Details.

A “web radio” from German firm Telestar has been found to be weak to a simple Telnet hack: Imperial Dabman IoT radios have a weak password vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to achieve root access to the gadgets’ embedded Linux BusyBox operating system, gaining control over the device. Adversaries can deliver malware, add … Continue reading

Free Tool: Ekahau WiFi Heat Mapper

There’s nothing worse than losing an important Skype call in that corner office because of a terrible WiFi signal. Is coverage not sufficient in the office? Besides the irritating, infuriating, hair-pulling dropping of Skype calls – how can we can tell? For the grand total of zero dollars, Ekahau HeatMapper will tell us exactly what … Continue reading

3 Tips to Protect Against E-mail Spoofing.

I’ve seen a major uptick lately in e-mail spoofing attempts among my clients – mostly in which only the name is spoofed and not the actual e-mail address (example: from “Bill Gates” while sent from SillyPickelz@us34.net), but also some solid full spoofing attempts (in which both the name and e-mail look entirely legitimate to the … Continue reading

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Writer, enthusiastic IT Professional, expert coffee drinker, and website proprietor.

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