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IPv6: back to basics

Recently I have enabled IPv6 on my home network. My ISP - Internode - supports IPv6 for some time now, and I finally got around to purchase new router with IPv6 support. Most operating systems that I run at home (including Maemo on Nokia N810) support...
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More ping goodness

Strange problems with the corporate WAN? Welcome to my world. I'm a big enthusiast of ICMP diagnostics with ping (see Let there be ping! ), and traceroute and pathping as well. One particular issue is quickly identifiable with stock-standard ICMP...
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Motorola's Ed Zander reinvents SIM

With all the buzz around major US wireless operators opening their networks to devices bought by the users, one may wonder if those businesspeople understand what they're talking about. There's no need to open anything at all in GSM and 3G (UMTS...
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Tracing phone communications: mission expensive and impossible

Herald Sun, a local tabloid, reports : VICTORIANS will be surprised to learn that the major telecommunications companies, including Telstra, charge the police when they check on calls by criminals. This year Victoria Police's total bill will be about...
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Forbes on public Wi-Fi: You Get What You Pay For

Forbes , a respectable business magazine, writes about wireless security in the issue of 26 March 2007: Computer security firm Authentium in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. warns about an emerging Wi-Fi fraud aimed at air passengers. What road warriors sitting...
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A vision for IPv6 enterprise

Without much fanfare, stock exchange opening bells and stuff like that, IPv6 protocol stack made it to all major computing platforms. In Windows XP Service Pack 1, fully supported IPv6 stack replaced previous experimental version (which is also available...
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Do you still need PSTN?

Why old technologies are bad for security? Because they aren't flexible enough. Almost everyone is using Internet banking and takes SSL encryption of the session for granted. But most banks also offer telephone banking, where you manage your account using...
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