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OpenSSL HeartBleed Bug – Explanation and fix

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Heartbleed is a recently discovered small bug that relates to the OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS ‘heartbeat’ mechanism. The bug is present only in the OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f! By exploiting this bug, an attacker can request that a running TLS server hand over a relatively large slice (up to 64KB) of its private memory space. Since this is the same memory space where OpenSSL...

Netgear WG102 with latest firmware doesn’t allow MacBook Air to connect

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Its a really annoying problem – the Wifi works for a lot of laptops but not with others. The problem we had was with a 2013 MacBook Air connecting to a NetGear WG102 with the latest firmware 5.0.3 A 2012 MacBook Pro Retina and numerous other laptops were fine, but the issue persisted with the MacBook Air. To solve the problem, we reverted the access point back to 5.0.1 (download only the...

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