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macchina.io REMOTE and macchina.io EDGE are not affected by CVE-2021-44228 (Log4j vulnerability)

None of our products are implemented with Java and do not use log4j. Therefore, none of our products are affected by the recently discovered Remote Code Execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) in the Apache Log4j logging utility. Furthermore, we have also checked our software supply chain, and none of the tools we use are affected by this […]

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How to Provide Secure Remote Access to IoT Edge Devices via Web, SSH and Remote Desktop

Remote access for IoT devices through NAT and Firewalls

Secure remote access to IoT edge devices is one of the fundamental building blocks of the Internet of Things. End users want to access and manage their devices via web or mobile app, service partners need access to devices installed at remote locations, and product sup-port teams need to be able to log-in to devices installed at customer sites.

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macchina.io REMOTE Delivers Remote Access for Service Partners and End Users

Remote access for VoIP PBX systems

Telephony and communication systems AGFEO, founded 1947 in Bielefeld, Germany, is a leading European manufacturer of telephony and communication systems for small to medium-sized offices and companies. These systems consist of a central unit, called a Private Branch Exchange (PBX), and the actual phones which are connected to the PBX. Modern PBX systems use a […]

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Setting Up the macchina.io Remote Manager Server on AWS

macchina.io Remote Manager provides secure remote access to connected devices – for end users, service providers and support teams. Setting up your own macchina.io Remote Manager server on Amazon AWS is now easier than ever. We now provide a pre-configured AMI (Amazon Machine Image) which has everything required to run the Remote Manager server preinstalled and […]

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Remote Access: The Pros and Cons of Virtual Private Networking

Secure remote access to IoT edge devices is one of the fundamental requirements of the Internet of Things. IoT devices are often located in places that cannot be reached easily by support technicians, such as remote locations or factory floors with access restrictions. Nevertheless, it must be possible for support staff and other authorized staff […]

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Port Forwarding and Dynamic DNS Considered Harmful

Various vendors of network-connected devices, specifically in home automation, use port forwarding and Dynamic DNS as a means to provide remote access to their devices, both for end users and for remote service purposes. However, as a recent case in Germany showed, this is a very bad idea as it opens the door for various […]

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