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Sophos UTM DNS resolution bug leads to misclassification of web ...

*UPDATE 01\10\2017*  I FINALLY got an error that calls out a file that is faulting.  I started having various ipv6 sites not loading or loading very slowly.  Inspection of the logs showed the following: 2017:01:10-10:19:53 etcutm httpproxy[8853]: id=”0003″ severity=”info” sys=”SecureWeb” sub=”http” request=”0xc3fb6a00″ function=”connect_server_timeout” file=”dns.c” line=”788″ message=”Connection to www.cbmsystems.com using IPv6 timed out, re-trying to connect using IPv4″ 2017:01:10-10:19:53 etcutm httpproxy[8853]: id=”0003″ severity=”info” sys=”SecureWeb” sub=”http” request=”0xc3fb7000″ function=”connect_server_timeout” file=”dns.c” line=”788″ message=”Connection to www.cbmsystems.com using IPv6 timed out, […]


When vendors go boom

Astaro was probably the best edge UTM out there for quite some time.  I used them from the first v4 all the way up until now.  Astaro was then purchased by Sophos and it became a morass of corporate interference, no service to their smaller partners, a series of badly executed acquisitions and unreliable products as a result.  After months of pleading for Sophos to provide me with a license for their new Cyberoam based SFOS […]



At least 12 million home and business routers are a ...

If you router is vulnerable to this outsiders can easily take control of hte router and use it to jump into your network.  These devices have been coming under increasingly attacks due to their poor security models and the lack of security updates by the route manufacturers.  I’ve begun recommending not using these types of routers anymore due to the numerous security problems they are introducing.  Sophos UTM is free for home use…you jsut need […]