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Where does spy traffic go?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

I’ve had a bit more time on my hands lately, and I’d been noticing some unusual traffic being caught by my Fortigate on ports 80 and 443 (normal Web traffic ports).  My home network is pretty locked down with rules for traffic coming in and traffic going out, so I have a pretty good sense […]

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Skype = the exact opposite of secure networking

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

I’m putting this up mostly so it gets archived and I can find it later, but since I’ve done the work, it may prove useful to other people. Situation: Skype doesn’t work on Squidette’s machines, but it does on Squid’s machines. Mission: Get Skype working everywhere in Squidnet. Execution: A detailed and lengthy examination of […]

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