LastPass is down. Such an outage of a mission-critical IT component can have severe consequences. While LastPass team is coping with the problem, we take our time to look into reliability of cloud technologies.
Here we talk about LastPass backup strategies and general questions of policies and reliability of cloud technologies.
Today I have unpacked a set of third-party toner cartridges for a laser printer and found a great notice there: “Never agree to printer updates”.
What a disastrous idea! Here we talk about updates to printers and securing your printer on LAN with CUPS.
Keeping your managed router up to date is essential for stability and security of it.
Modern routers often feature Linux or FreeBSD installations which can be made to your powerful enemies unless taken under control.
I've got in my hands a rather old Linksys WRT54GS v1.1 wireless router with some outdated OpenWRT installed on it. Here I'll show what I have learned about OpenWRT and flashing tricks while updating this router to the newer OpenWRT version.