UPnP vulnerability allows attackers to scan internal networks and steal data

Latest research has revealed that the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network protocol has an integral security flaw that leaves printers, routers, and millions of other devices wide open to an attack which can remotely commandeer them. The UPnP protocol has been in use since 2008 predominantly but not exclusively being installed on routers. It allows devices […]

Build MTR from source on macOS

MTR, or “My Traceroute” (originally named Matt’s Traceroute after its original creator Matt Kimball) is an amazing network diagnose tool that combines the functionality of both ‘ping’ and ‘traceroute’ into one single program. It determines the route and address of each hop between the source and destination, and sends a sequence of ICMP ECHO requests […]