WLAN Channel Management F1 Style: Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of the mini-series. Today we will review the results and some details of the experiment. The University has an enterprise-grade WLAN from a Tier1 vendor. The overall amount of APs under test is 100 (plus up to 90 neighbouring APs not belonging to that network). They represent a portion of the bigger campus... Continue Reading →

WLAN Channel Management F1 Style: Part 1 of 3

We keep saying that overlapping channels are not good - they create unnecessary interference, contention, or both (depending on the distance between the APs). It is a general recommendation to stick to non-overlapping channels and actively hunt and eradicate anyone who overlaps. However, are overlapping channels always bad? In this 3-part series I'll be talking... Continue Reading →

ShellShock and Motorola WLAN Equipment

A tech support article has been published on Motorola's support portal regarding ShellShock vulnerability. A brief note: APxxxx, RFSxxxx, WSxxxx, CBxxxx (existing and legacy) - NOT vulnerable, as they don't have bash at all. NXxxxx and VXxxxx - KIND OF. They have unpatched bash, but it's not exposed through any APIs/UIs unless you already somehow... Continue Reading →

Did Windows 10 annoucement bury WEHH8/8.1?

Now that Microsoft announced Windows 10 and everyone had their chance to marvel at the new-old Start Menu and the 'enhanced' Command Prompt, let's talk enterprise mobility impact. Windows 10 is positioned as the "One Windows for all devices". What happens to WEHH8[.1] and the recently released devices? Well, given that Microsoft has never offered... Continue Reading →

Harnessing Android Intents

This post is about Android Intents, and how to use them to start/stop/show/hide Android apps and services and perform some more advanced actions. Intents are the glue that binds numerous Android components together, and are very important for understanding and mastering various aspects of Android. Main goal of this guide is to understand enough about... Continue Reading →

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