There are a number of excellent sites available on the internet where
you can learn about the traffic going through your Router or how to analyze
your data within Link Logger. These are some of the best:
See what traffic other people are seeing at DShield.org
and get a sense of what the current attacks are on the Internet. You can use DShieldUp, a free Link
Logger utility to contribute to the DShield effort in identifying
attacks and cleaning up the Internet.
one of the best collection of self scans available on the
internet. More the just the usual TCP and UDP scans, PCFlank
includes ICMP, IGMP scans and scans for a number of known exploits and
is also an excellent source of information and has the best
discussion forums for Linksys,
products as well as one of the best security
groups. If you have questions this is the place to go as the
technical abilities of it's forum members is second to none on the
internet. Most vendors (including ours) have tech support people
who participate or are otherwise involved in the discussion groups on
DSLReports also known as BroadbandReports.com.
is another excellent site for reviews and information concerning small
networks. Tim Higgins is a bit of a legend in this area.
Networked is an excellent site for reviews and information
concerning Linksys, Netgear, Zyxel and their competitors.
is another excellent source of information and has a number of discussion
is the leading site on the internet concerning software vulnerabilities
(Bugtraq is the authoritative source in this area). While
SecurityFocus is where the security professionals go for information, they do offer
other areas for people just
starting to learn about internet security.
Security issues are escalating according to CERT/CC in their CERT/CC
Statistics 1988-2008 report.
Annual Research Report for 2008.
Network Security is an overview of security risks and
countermeasures associated with Internet connectivity, especially in the
context of "always-on" or broadband access users. Good
read for an excellent overview of internet security.
Crime and Cyber-Crime: Implications for Business.
Scanning Activity. A summary of some of the currently
common scans on the internet and the the vulnerabilities that hackers are
currently trying to exploit with those scans.
Federal Trade Commission article concerning scam emails asking
for personal or financial information (ie your credit card) known in the
hacking world as 'Phishing'.
SANS Resources - The
Twenty Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities.
Your Enemy: Statistics An excellent paper on understanding how aggressive
hackers can be and why track statistics from the Honeynet
Need to know what application is using what port, then try Vision
report from Link Logger that we occasionally update, showing attacks
and scans on one of our test networks.
Some Threads Posted by us on DSLReports
New or ongoing worms or attacks
Please email our webmaster@LinkLogger.com
if you know of any others sites which we should link to...