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MikroTik – Major changes and additions to IPSEC in RouterOS
For the last few months in 2018, MikroTik support has been working on a number of changes to the IPSEC protocol in RouterOS.   Considering the fact that MikroTik produces one of the most inexpensive platforms with IPSEC hardware acceleration, this is very encouraging.   If you go to the 6.44beta50 you’ll see the following comment:   Important note!!! Backup before upgrade! Due to major IPsec configuration changes in RouterOS v6.44beta39+
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Need help with a compromised MikroTik router?
Is your MikroTik router compromised or infected? If you suspect that your MikroTik router or routers have been compromised, let our engineers assist you with expert cleaning and remediation of the issues.   We have assisted a number of clients with this task and have restored thousands of compromised MikroTik routers back to normal operation and hardened the firewall config to greatly reduce the chance of the router becoming compromised
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IP ArchiTechs is now in Europe!
We are pleased to announce the opening of the first IP ArchiTechs office in Europe – based in Nis, Serbia.   IP ArchiTechs has been supporting companies around the globe from offices in the United States and South America for 6 years.   However, with the addition of our European office, MikroTik and Whitebox network support can be now be provided in European and African timezones during normal business hours.
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Quick look – IPv6 vs IPv4 security – comparing drop rate on firewalls
Scanning the Internet on IPv4 vs. IPv6 When you first get IPv6 deployed operationally, you start to notice certain things. One of the things I noticed is how much less frequently IPv6 space is scanned by malicious hosts on the Internet.   Normally, when you put an IPv4 public IP on a router or firewall, you’ll see drops start incrementing within seconds due to the high volume of scanning that
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