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Extend Wireless / Wired Network, Share Internet (2 Routers)

Infopackets Reader Bernie H. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a hard wired DSL Internet connection at my office. If I want to add more connections in order to share my Internet with more computers, can I daisy chain another modem to the current one? Or ... do I have to replace the current one with one that has more sockets (ports) available? " My Response: You don't need to replace your current router -- you can easily chain two or more routers together. All you need to do is connect the two routers together using any LAN port on each of the routers using standard RJ45 (Ethernet / network cable). Do ... (view more)

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'Windows 4 All Os', and 'Rogue Dhcp Detection Tool'

Windows 4 All Os Windows4all.com is a Silverlight-based online virtual operating system. It is is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser. http://windows4all.codeplex.com/ Rogue Dhcp Detection Tool Rogue DHCP servers are ... those DHCP servers that are misconfigured or unauthorized unknowingly or those that are configured with a malicious intent for network attacks. Security threats are caused when malicious user with rogue DHCP server can spread bad network parameters and thereby sniff the traffic sent by the clients. Rogue detection tool is a tool that checks if ... (view more)

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Using a software firewall and hardware firewall in tandem

Almost a month ago we were knee-deep in discussion with respect to tracking down a hacker. In short, our ongoing discussion probed possibilities and known methods which might be used to track down a hacker, if one ever attempted to hack into *your* ... computer system. RE: Can I track down a Hacker?, Part 1 , and Can I track down a Hacker?, Part 2 . Shortly after Part 2 was released, I received an email from Dan Daily (editor / webmaster) of Danny's Daily . Dan's comments focused on a proposed supposition, which was sent in from John B. in Part 2 of our Discussion . To recap: John suggested to ... (view more)

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