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comment How can I work “locally” on ASP code using OSX?
The new ASP team has been trying to get us to use a VM to make this work. I was thinking that there might be another way, but maybe that's the only way.
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comment DD-WRT As an access point for VPN?
For the last step: "Set its default gateway to the IP address of the other router", do you mean the local ip address, or the outside ip address?
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comment Is it possible to be sure a previously compromised router is safe to use again?
Adding to my previous comment, I had used Google Image Search a few days before this began. A large percentage of the viruses I've gotten over the years have happened that way. I guess it's possible that a page in the results used Flash or Java to install the virus, or even that somehow they hijacked a domain that I had allowed to run JavaScript.
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comment Is it possible to be sure a previously compromised router is safe to use again?
While it's possible that browsing was the source of the virus/attack, I run a kind of paranoid level of security. I only use Chrome (which generally updates itself), I use the NotScript extension and am very cautious about allowing JavaScript, I run Ad Block in Chrome, and I run MalwareBytes paid version, and Bit Defender Total Internet Security. I run so much security when browsing that it restricts my actual computer use a little. It's possible that the attack still got through that way, but I like to hope that that much security is enough.
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comment Is it possible to be sure a previously compromised router is safe to use again?
I downloaded the firmware upgrade through the router's admin area, and then the downgrade directly from the Netgear support site. The only ways I can imagine the post-downgrade firmware to have been a false version would have been either a hacking of the Netgear website, or some kind of very specific and timely man in the middle attack on my connection/PC. I do see it as being possible that the downgrade missed something or applied badly, perhaps leaving room for someone to mess with it.
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