Panda Anti virus? More like Panda Pain in the A**

Panda Anti Virus + Firewall is no more, it has been removed from my PC and now ceases to live on my systems… why?  well let me tell you….

Everything started well, pandasoftware had a trial version that lasts 30 days which i downloaded, and which installed easily and without a fuss.  Up until now I’ve always used AVG, but lately it started to get very annoying with it’s constant false positives, telling me I had "Win32/Themida" and "Win32/Heur" in almost every file on my system (which for the record neither of them are a virus grisoft, so please STOP scaring people into believing they are!!)

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One cisco router and the case of the phantom ports

Ok, an apology first, yes I know it’s been nearly a month since my last one but I’ve been busy, and secondly i did have some more asterisk goodies but that will have to wait until next time.

So let’s begin…

Some of you may have heard of the excellent tool for mapping your networks called "look@lan" (Recentley renamed to ‘Fing’), I’ve used it off and on here and there for some time now, and was just doing some routine lan scanning and mapping to make sure everything was as it should be.

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