A firewall is not enough!

How secure is your firewall? In these interesting times, having a firewall simply isn’t enough to give you protection from threats to your data and systems, not to mention your reputation. Do you really know how secure your firewall is? This post is not intended to be a technical discussion of firewalls and network protection but…

Ofcom Announcement

HP iLO & Dell iDRAC Hacked

We recently had a customer complain about extremely high CPU usage on one of their HP servers. On investigation we found this was caused by a _-minerd file – a virus dropped on the servers which reports back to a Chinese IP address, which has seen an outbreak across Linux servers over the last few…

Phone Problems

Draytek Sip Phones/Asterisk Host Unreachable

Sip IP VoIP phones go offline We’ve deployed quite a few Draytek routers over the years along with Asterisk PBX’s for on-site systems. What we found with a significant number of installs, is that every few days, Asterisk would report the termination servers as being unreachable.  We explored Asterisk at first, but we then found…