Setting up and testing two bridged wifi routers

The walls and microwaves of my house have always conspired to cripple the wifi signal in some rooms, especially the ones downstairs and the backyard. I recently got another wifi router to expand the range. They are daisy-chained from the modem with ethernet cables. My servers and printers are connected to the router in the […]

Protecting yourself on open wifi with Firefox

So, I’m sitting in the back of Brewed Awakening right now in the midst of café-goers, some of which I know must be sniffing packets from the several overlapping open wifi networks around this dense part of campus. The spread of free wifi access points is an excellent direction for humanity, but it comes with […]