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This is not gmɑil.com

It looks like gmail.com, but this is just gmɑil.com. The internationalized domain name (IDN) convention allows using non ASCII characters for domain names, which is great for arabic and asian countries, but also allows creating fake domain names that look almost like the original.

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Make a Wi-Fi honeypot with Raspberry Pi 3 (and get blocked by HSTS)

After following the previous post explaining you how to turn your Raspberry Pi 3 into a Wi-Fi hotspot, we will now show you different pieces of code that can turn it into a nasty curious box.

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Nouvelle panne DNS chez Orange France

Hier le 16 novembre, les abonnés de Orange France ont connu des difficultés d’accès à Internet liées à une panne de leurs serveurs DNS. C’est la deuxième fois depuis la rentrée que l’opérateur rencontre des difficultés sur ses DNS. Voici un résumé de la situation sur la base des éléments qui ont pu être collectes sur différents réseaux sociaux et sites web.

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Make a Wi-Fi Access Point with Raspberry Pi 3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third generation of the famous 35$ nano PC with the size of a credit card. For this latest evolution, a Wi-Fi controller has been integrated which opens a lot of new possibilities, including creating a Wi-Fi access point. Continue reading

Test: Pi Hole DNS ad-blocker

These last 2 nights, I spent a couple of hours to test Pi Hole, an interesting project of DNS-based ad blocker to install on a Debian distribution in a Raspberry Pi. The concept of Pi Hole is to configure your device (laptop, phone, tablet) to use Pi Hole server as your primary DNS server. Pi Hole then takes care of filtering any DNS request related to ad content.

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