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[Discuss] iGuardian "enterprise-grade" home router

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 05:36:26AM -0400, Tom Metro wrote:
> If they can deliver a 2-core, 1 GHz CPU w/1 GB RAM appliance for $150,
> that'll be a good deal. They say in their FAQ, "Hobbyists and hackers
> wishing to modify the iGuardian software to use the hardware platform
> for other purposes are welcome."
> Another point to consider: their FAQ says they don't inspect SSL
> packets, which is not surprising. Yet some malware uses SSL. So
> basically that means this tool is designed to catch lazy malware
> developers. :-)
>  -Tom

The Mirabox is a now-shipping $150 ARM computer:

1.2GHz Armada370 cpu
1GB flash
2 gigabit ethernet ports
2 USB3 host ports
1 miniPCIe slot (presumably for wifi)
and a microSD slot.

It appears to run Debian stable, and thus is a pretty good
contended for anyone who feels capable of running their own
firewall. I would consider it.


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