PSA: The NSA says PATCH your Windows machines

PSA: The NSA says PATCH your Windows machines

It’s not often that the NSA feels so compelled about a 3rd party patch that it makes an official announcement on it’s website for the ... Read More

How to check if your Citrix Netscaler has been compromised by attackers

How to check if your Citrix Netscaler has been compromised by attackers

If you missed our blog post last week, there is a very serious exploit affecting Citrix Netscalers.  The exploit allows for attackers to gain access ... Read More

Microsoft Teams: Cannot install for all users when a VDI environment is not detected

Microsoft Teams: Cannot install for all users when a VDI environment is not detected

This great little write up came from Jacques Bensimon. Tried installing the Microsoft Teams MSI will “ALLUSER=1” on a plain W10 computer, and got this: ... Read More

Alexa enabled Gas station Pumps?

Alexa enabled Gas station Pumps?

At CES 2020 this week, Amazon announced a partnership with Exxon Mobile to add the Alexa Voice service to more than 11,000 of its gas ... Read More

Thin Client Certificate issues

Thin Client Certificate issues

After upgrading some of our expiring SSL Certificates on the Horizon View Brokers, we started to receive invalid and untrusted connections on some of our ... Read More

Citrix NetScaler Vulnerability: Allows access to corporate network without accounts

Citrix NetScaler Vulnerability: Allows access to corporate network without accounts

Over the holiday break, Citrix announced a major vulnerability in two of it’s most popular devices.  The Citrix Application Delivery Controller (formerly known as NetScaler ... Read More

VMware UAG and Horizon Broker Certificate Gotchas in 2020

VMware UAG and Horizon Broker Certificate Gotchas in 2020

New year and some of my clients need to update their certificates for the new decade.  Here were some little issues we ran into while ... Read More

Save Money with Home Assistant and Nest – An Automation Example

Save Money with Home Assistant and Nest – An Automation Example

Sometime around Home Assistant Release 0.96, my favorite Nest automation broke.  The automation, which saved me tons of money, would turn off the first floor ... Read More

Are your Wyze Devices Safe?

Are your Wyze Devices Safe?

In the past few days, reports of a Wyze data breach have emerged.   It was first reported in a blog post by Twelve Security where ... Read More

Smart Home Yule Log 2019

Smart Home Yule Log 2019

Merry Christmas everyone!  Wishing my friends, family, subscribers, readers, supporters and all of the folks that make up the smart home community a wonderful holiday! ... Read More