You/ve probably heard of the terms Modem and Router and wondered if they are the same. Well, they’re not. Here are the differences between a modem and a router.
A Denial of Service attack can hit anyone whose modem have a public IP. Here are some ways to prevent and protect your modem from a denial of service.
If you’ve ever looked at the details on your network card, you might have noticed an awkward-looking series of alphanumeric characters. As you gaze upon this sequence of characters, a question may pop up in your head: “What in the name of Torvalds is a MAC address?!” And the answer is here.
If you’re on the move with your laptop and Windows Mobile device in tow, as long as you have a data connection with your mobile contract you should be able to use your handset as a modem.
This process is commonly called tethering – Windows Mobile users are able to take advantage of the platform’s version of Internet Connection Sharing in order to get online.
For users of Windows Mobile 6.0 and later, this is a relatively simple task – if you’re on Windows Mobile 5.0 however it’s a bit trickier.