Category Archives: Network Monitoring

OpenWrt, an alternative for improving network security at home with firewall and web proxy

Introduction OpenWrt is a Linux distribution that can be loaded into many wireless routers by replacing the original firmware with OpenWrt firmware. The picture below shows 2 such routers, together with Raspberry Pi on the right for comparison. My interest … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi as security device, first look on IPFire

Raspberry Pi is an interesting candidate for a low cost, low power, small and open source based security device to be used at small office or at home office (SOHO), or for protecting your home automation… However, some preconcerns were … Continue reading

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Wireshark, Tool for analyzing network traffic

Wireshark is great tool, a must have, for analyzing the network traffic. An example capture is shown below from an http connection. It has features like “Flow graph” (below), and many many other features, like reading other capture formats as … Continue reading

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