Networking

Networking Privacy Security

You won’t believe how UNSAFE your home router is!

Your router is the gateway between your devices and the internet at large. If it’s compromised, it’s like leaving the front door to your home network wide open, allowing malicious actors to enter. Unfortunately the routers most of us use are VERY insecure, with all kinds of known vulnerabilities. In this video Naomi Brockwell goes […]

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Networking

How to Subnet Your Home Network

Subnetting is a skill you NEED to learn and in this video NetworkChuck is going to show you how to subnet your home network based on network requirements. So, building on the skills you learned in You Suck at Subnetting episodes 1-5, you will learn how to subnet a network, breaking it into 4 smaller […]

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Networking

The Best Budget x86 Router Reviewed

Fujitsu S920 is well reviewed for a home network router.

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Hardware Networking Raspberry Pi

How to Set Up Your Own VPN at Home With Raspberry Pi

A simple, short and easy to follow guide on setting up your own Wireguard VPN instance on a Raspberry Pi

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Networking

Why Was Facebook Down for Five Hours?

Facebook was down for five hours last week. What happened and what do DNS and BGP have to do with it? Time stamps: 0:00 DNS 7:13 Caching DNS 10:34 Hop-by-hop routing 14:07 Default-free routing 18:28 Peering 19:50 BGP 26:08 The outage

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Networking Raspberry Pi

How to Build a Raspberry Pi OMV 5 NAS

ExplainingComputers explains how to build an OpenMediaVault NAS on a Raspberry Pi, including setting up a Windows share! 

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Networking

How DNS Works

Speaking of infrastructure, did you ever wonder how do websites marry up to their IP addresses? Dr Mike Pound explains the Domain Name System – DNS in this Computerphile video. 

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Hardware Networking

The $300 Million Cable Between New York and Chicago

Half as Interesting explores the hardware and networking infrastructure behind the financial system.

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Hardware Networking

Inexpensive 10 Gig Home Network Upgrade

Recently, I upgraded to gigabit internet service to handle all the additional traffic on the network. This, combined with seeing what options exist for home networking, has me pondering some upgrades. Fortunately,  Linus Tech Tips has some advice.

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