Home Computer Security -- Hardware Security
http://edu-observatory.org/olli/HCS/Week3.html


WE ARE THE WEAKEST LINK
WE ARE A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

OUCH! -- Securing Your Home Network
  OUCH-201602_en.pdf

US-CERT: Securing Your Home Network
  https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST15-002

NAT Routers
  https://www.grc.com/nat/nat.htm
          

Home Router Security
  https://www.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/publications/HomeRouterSecurity2011.pdf  

  Unfortunately, the default configuration of most home
  routers offer little security and leave home networks
  vulnerable to attack. Furthermore, one needs to check if the
  router firmware is up to date.

Cherry Blosson Vulnerable Routers - Oh My
  Cherry_Blossom_Routers.pdf

DNS - IPv4  Alternative Nameservers
  Source     Primary                 Secondary
  Quad9      9.9.9.9                 149.112.112.112
  Cloudflare 1.1.1.1                 1.0.0.1
  OpenDNS    208.67.222.222          208.67.220.220
  Google     8.8.8.8                 8.8.4.4

DNS - IPv6  Alternative Nameservers  
  Source     Primary                 Secondary
  Quad9      2620:fe::fe             2620:fe::9
  Cloudflare 2606:4700:4700::1111    2606:4700:4700::1001
  OpenDNS    2620:2:ccc::2           2620:2:ccd::2
  Google     2001:4860:4860::8888    2001:4860:4860::8844




Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices
  https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/blog/three-simple-steps-securing-your-home-smart-devices  

Printer Insecurity: Is it Really an Issue? Yes!
  http://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/threats/printer-insecurity-issue-1149

Physical Security
  http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST04-017
  http://www.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/publications/RisksOfPortableDevices.pdf

Do not plug an unknown USB drive (or Cable) into your
computer!
  http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST08-001
  http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/badusb-undetectable-usb-flaw-could-expose-all-your-tech-gear-to-hackers



Security News
  http://edu-observatory.org/media/Security_Media/index.html

Down
  http://edu-observatory.org/media/Down/index.html

Analysis Tools
  http://edu-observatory.org/olli/HCS/tools.html
    


Learning Home Computer Security is not sufficient -- One has
to commit the knowledge to practice.


 
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