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    Chinese Communist Party punishes Alibaba for reporting Log4j vuln to Apache

    Disturbing :sick: I wonder for how long the regime would've kept it a secret :unsure:
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    Windows Hardening

    Yeah, I see. It could be those changes that are forgotten and some day I need what has been disabled not consciously knowing what's wrong ;) Will look into hardening but probably not change a lot. Thanks for your feedback :)
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    Windows Hardening

    I'll go throught it carefully and will start with the Simple solution for now :)
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    Windows Hardening

    I think I'm doing alright with those recommendations, I'm just always curious to learning more and hardening is new to me. But is your recommendation then that hardening is more for the hardcore and not so much the mainstream? ;)
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    Windows Hardening

    Hello! I stumbled upon Windows Hardning the other day and it's new to me - I don't know if it can be compared to the good old registry tweaks and such but it looks promising... I found these threads: Hard_Configurator...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Don't mind me - was not so much about VPN at this point just trying to figure out why apps casting via chromecast (on my old router) worked fine but with the new one they disconnect all the time. Just leave it. Wasn't a good solution to switch back to my old and slow router. Will find other ways...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Just setup my old router as an access point (first time) but it came about because all the apps I use with Chromecast keeps disconnecting (from being able to control the stream - although the audio/video continues) and that began when I bought a new router. But it was easier than thought and I...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    But thanks for your responses - I'm learning as I go along. I can see the point of having 2 routers, both security wise and so that the VPN Router will be connected by ethernet cable. So I guess my next question is: If this 2nd router (between my own and the ISP's) only needs to provide...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    That's not what I'm thinking about doing - just don't know how exactly to explain it then. But let's leave it at that, I might buy one of the cheapest of those VPN Routers and play around with it. :)
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    GUEST has the following 'preferences': Network Name (SSID): GUEST Authentication Method: WPA2-Personal Network Key: [a_long_secure_password] Time Remaining: Unlimited access Access Intranet: Disable I thinking that the internet INPUT signal to the VPN Router can be wireless. That could be my...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Alright, more late night thoughts. I'm trying to avoid having to use 2 routers (+ my providers which is just in bridge mode) and have been thinking about this setup: What I'm thinking of is: Can the Stranger in any way get back to just being on the GUEST network without having login...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Just found this article and maybe it is something useful for this situation - haven't completely understood it yet - can't figure WHO the VPN provider is or if it is just whatever VPN information has been entered into the router settings. https://www.digitalcitizen.life/asus-instant-guard/...
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Ahh yes, that makes sense. If and when I buy the VPN router I can try but if it won't work I do have my old ASUS router and so it's nice to have your sketch (and of course all your help in here) of how it can be setup :)
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    Ahh okay. I have a router from my provider but that is in bridge mode (I think it's called) - and then I have my own router. I mean, the provider router sends everythin through so couldn't I use the VPN router directly on that instead of having 2 routers behind the router from my provider?
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    Secure Network On-the-Go or Lending to Strangers

    So actually, if I don't want this person on my own network I should "play monkey in the middle" but with my own guest network? Could that work. What I mean is: 1. Create a guest network 2. Set up the VPN router to on that guest network 3. Give out the SSID/Password that the VPN router provides...