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Windows 7 Ultimate connected to a domain, but logging in locally. I just went through the Security event log and realized that the only time I could find "legitimate" logons were for ID 4648. This worked for me.


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You can submit your file to VirusTotal for online analysis. What is VirusTotal VirusTotal, a subsidiary of Google, is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners. At the same time, it may be used ...


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You can use the following link to identify servers Web Server Information. It gives the following output for http://imageonthefly.autodatadirect.com/: Netcraft Toolbar will give further information about technologies used on the site. See http://toolbar.netcraft.com/site_report?url=autodatadirect.com.


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I could not find anything in the router manual allowing firewalling based on source ip, but there may be other solutions, like firewall software configuration on the server, or a real hardware firewall. If you have just one server, I would recommend firewall software configuration on the server.


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It should be safe for your host OS as XP will run in a sandbox so anything that happens will stay there but the guest OS would be vulnerable to attacks so always try to keep an antivirus running in the guest os just in case


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plain and simple the only way to make any computer system completely hack proof is to completely unplug the internet. but that still leaves it open to things like theft. also using things like tails to conduct highly illegal activities will sooner or later probably get you caught. unplug and you are safe, other than that there will always be some sort of ...


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Lets say you did manage to create your own OS, that nobody has ever seen, and that there is no information on the web, then a hacker decides to "infect" or attack your system, he would need to ping your system and poke around through the net to do some surveying, so part 1 of a "secure" new operating system, a good firewall, that will only allow approved ...


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The simplest solution in Chrome is to crash the tab. Type chrome://crash into the address bar and save as a bookmark. Next time you want to leave such a page just click the bookmark and it will kill that tab instantly, without affecting your other tabs. No need to kill the entire browser session as some others have suggested. Alternatively you can hang ...


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Are You using the same user for connecting? If You are logged in local PC like user John and connecting to the server B like user Adolf@B and everything is OK, it does not mean, that everything is OK if You are logged to local PC like user Jane and connecting to the server B like user Adolf@B! (I have the same problem now:) ...


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While most file splitters just split a file, FFSJ-lite ( http://www.jaist.ac.jp/~hoangle/filesj/ ) also offers the ability to encrypt, and password protect splits. Steps: Download FFSJ-lite, and run it. Browse for an input file, set an output location, choose split size, check the box for data encryption, and press Split. Choose your password, and press ...


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it can be done done directly on registry by saving the code in a .reg file and executing it Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [hkey_local_machine\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\system] "dontdisplaylastusername"=dword:0


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Encryption is when you scramble data, in this case your data is just incomplete. The data in the parts they have is accessible to them. Instead of using HJsplit you could always make encrypted split archives. For example 7-zip allows you to make a 7z archive with 256bit AES encryption, and split it into multiple chunks.


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Put the update files on USB (or the hard way create a share on your Ubuntu and see if the VM can read the share) and make sure the VM can see your USB disk. Boot your VM to a WinPE disk. On the WinPE Disk you'll find DISM where you can service the Windows install whilst it is offline. Check to make sure WinPE can see your USB disk with the updates on.


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There really isn't any way to stop a file that can be accessed from being copied. If the file can be opened (e.g. in a text editor), then it can be saved to another file from there, copied to the clipboard, have screenshots made of it to another file, or have pictures of the displayed file taken with another device. Granted, those options become ...


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As I mention above, the Guest account would work best. You'll need to follow best practices though to get the best use out of it. Open the Control Panel, select Users Accounts. You'll need to choose the option to manage other user accounts (I'm not sure the wording, as I'm on a domain PC). You may need to click on the Yes button to continue. Choose the ...


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if you mean installing the software instead of downloading it, the user accounts on windows who are not in the administrators group, that is who are standard users are required to do most part of such things with administrator's permission, that is by inputting one of the users' password who is in the administrators group you can open cmd.exe (win+r, then ...


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Join your computer to an active directory. (Your place of employment might already have one) If you are savvy enough to setup your own personal LDAP server and authenticate against that, you can use whatever password you want with the LDAP server and still have it linked to your Microsoft account. (Also if it's a laptop, don't worry. Cached credentials ...


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You can use 7zip to create your password protected archive. You can specify the password on the command line (or in a script) the following way: 7z a -p<password> <someprotectedfile>.7z file1.txt file2.txt 7zip can also read from STDIN as follows: cat <somefile> | 7z a -si -p<password> <someprotectedfile>.7z If it's ...


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There simply is no feature built into standard browsers or SSL clients to allow this. Basically a CA is either fully trusted, or not trusted at all. I suppose it may be possible that there is some kind of plugin to allow this, but I am not aware of any.


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You can look into a program which my High school actually used to solve this kind of issue. http://www.faronics.com/en-uk/products/deep-freeze/ Basically this program allows you to put in a "preset" allowing you to decide what you want to have installed on the computer, creating an "image" if you want to call it that. Then basically when you reboot the ...


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I use Winpatrol for this purpose. It's a great program for preventing any unauthorized changes to your system (there is a free version). It runs in the background and watches for any attempt to change the system (install software or toolbars, change the registry, etc.). It presents a window asking whether you want to allow the change and has the option to ...


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@Don King's answer was very helpful and here is the tutorial he suggested. It has instructions for OSX and Windows. Here is the summary of what I did when logging in from a local OSX machine. This assumes that the basic infrastructure is already correct in your VPC. See this tutorial for details. Open an outbound SSH connection on the NAT security group ...


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You should not put your secret key on the gateway, and you don't have to :-) setup your local SSH config so you can use the NAT gateway for port forwarding when you need it: create an entry in your ~/.ssh/config that sets up local forwards to the hosts you want to connect to: Host natgw-fwd User ec2-user HostKeyAlias natgw-fwd.my.domain ...


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I made some research and found an article that appears to be related to what you are asking about. SSH and bastion servers By default, Linux instances in EC2 use SSH key files for authentication instead of SSH usernames and passwords. Using key files can reduce the chance of somebody trying to guess the password to gain access to the instance. But ...


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fyi, check out this Firefox Addon: Random Agent Spoofer


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Same thing happened on mine. Open Regedit Search key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\HTMLHelp\1.x Create subkey ItssRestrictions Create DWORD MaxAllowedZone with value 2 This should fix it. If not working. Move the file to different disk. And reopen it to see. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/892675/en


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you can also export and store it in your own interface configuration file netsh wlan export profile interface=wi-fi key=clear folder=c:\ it will generate an .xml file (named in a interface-essid format) in the folder specified (c:\) with the plaintext password (clear) inside of its keymaterial tag then you can also easily import (netsh wlan add profile ...


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As quick solution I found chrome plugin BlockSite (or any other for blocking sites) and added sites to blacklist. By default in chrome incognito plugins doesn't work - in normal mode I can't open banking sites, but in incognito they works because plugins not load.


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In Access 2010 and later, what you've described is dead simple to implement with a Before Change data macro on the table: For more information on data macros see Create a data macro


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Secure your Windows VM like a normal networked computer, even if it is "only" a VM You should secure your Windows VM in the same way as you would secure a Windows computer that is directly attached to your network: Install security updates. Install a virus scanner. Run backups for all non-trivial data. Disable root/admin access or use strong ...


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"They" don't know what they're talking about. A local administrator on a machine has no more or less access to other machines on the network than a non-admin user would. Users and/or machine accounts need to be granted access to those other machines; if that hasn't been done, then they are safe. If you/they are really worried about it, put a firewall ...


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It's possible if, Knows the wireless password Have access to the main router (IF both networks connected to one router) Have a knowledge on pirating wireless networks Have an access to any computer that is connected to the network How to protect your network ? Simply, have a strong WiFi network password, and protect your PC with some of good security ...


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This covers thunbnailPhoto specifically, but jpegPhoto (and other property) access can be granted the same way... You must Delegate Control to the assigned user, granting them read and write access to the Active Directory attribute "thumbnailPhoto". Load "Active Directory Users and Computers" Management Console (dsa.msc). Right click on the Domain or ...


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I think all people that answered your questions, gave a wonderful suggestions and shared opinions. So, a long with what they mentioned, I'll drop this post. As far as I know, you can't make .PPT read-only as long as the file is a powerpoint file it'll be editable, but you can do it if you change the file type. If you save a copy of it as .wmv this will save ...


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There is not one true way to measure password strength and there are TONS of factors that can go into password strength and more importantly password cracking. In reality most websites just showing you a metric based on the rules they think are important (length, character classes, alternating classes, etc.). The naive approach is pure brute force with no ...


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So, all those sites give different results. Ask five different people a question & you will get five different answers. It all boils down to the analytic methodology used & which you feel most comfortable benchmarking with. Truth be told, I have been doing this type of work for 20+ on the web & hostly pretty much all online tools are ...


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Enable CD drive mode in USB stick firmware Quick answer: Scroll down. Long answer: Is partitioning the pen drive, and then making 1 partition as read only, a solution to this? If yes, then please guide me how to do that. There seems to be a lot of talk (and confusion) out there about having read-only partitions on usb sticks, the idea being to make ...


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As others have already mentioned, there is really no way to stop someone whom is determined from modifying a file per se. You can only do the equivalent of suggesting that they don't do it. Thumb drives are about the least secure of all removable media though because they don't even have a system for making the drive physically read only (such as the read ...


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The #1 rule of information security: when physical security is compromised everything goes out of the window. Assume your computer has been modified. (This is super paranoid level and would apply to the CIA or FBI). Chances are that you and your friend are not spies, so things can be bit simpler. The simplest option is just backup your computer with Time ...


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Next time I would be more careful about the people you want to lend your Mac to.. ;) However: I would simply check the entire filesystem with an anti virus/spyware/malware of your choice, and I would check regularly on Task Manager if there are processes you find strange or suspicious (better if you remember what was installed on your Mac prior to lending ...


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It should be noted that writing /dev/null to a block device will do nothing. Block device meaning /dev/sdc not /dev/sdc1 sdc1 refers to the first partition, not the entire device. You want to use: /dev/zero Or: /dev/urandom


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Assuming Cygwin has the same core commands as a Unix/Linux install, you can us df—which tells you how much free space (disk free) is available on your devices but also gives you nice filesystem data—you can use for situations like this. For example, here is the output of df from my Mac OS X terminal: Filesystem 512-blocks Used Available Capacity ...


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The problem apparently was due to the credentials being under Generic Credentials instead of Windows Credentials in the Credential Manager. Fixing this, solved the problem and now the drives reconnect on reboot.


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Any file/folder containing * in their name will be read-only in Windows. Even admin can't delete or modify it. Remaing space is available for other use. Formting the device will delete it. As * is a invalid charactor for a file name you can't add it to a file name from Windows. In order the rename the file, boot into a linux OS and just rename it. Tested ...


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There are several differences between BitLocker Drive Encryption and Encrypting File System (EFS). BitLocker is designed to help protect all of the personal and system files on the drive Windows is installed on (the operating system drive) if your computer is stolen, or if unauthorized users try to access the computer. You can also use BitLocker to encrypt ...


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I would reccommend using CCleaner http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner as it offers a feature to delete your files via the gutman method which is the most effective way of deleting your files as it goes through the erasing procces up to 8 times. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gutmann_method


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There are a large number of standards related to security issues particular fields and types of services. Most of these standards include some information about how authentication credentials are supposed to be stored and kept secure. Failure to follow these standards can lead to legal problems. Banking (PCI) Health (HIPAA) Schools (FERPA) <-- might ...


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Legal questions are for lawyers, not for SuperUser. However, it is their equipment, they can do what they want with it.


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Put the file in a zip file The easiest and portable way of protecting a file from accidental modification is to put it into a zip file. Almost all OS spports read from zip. In windows while accessing the data from a zip file they are copied to a temporary folder. So the changes are not saved. A good third party zip manager ask for user conformation before ...


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No doubt, it is a virus. First of all update your Avast virus definition and perform a boot time scan on your system. Avast will find some virus for sure, first try to fix them automatically. If it doesn't worked repair them, and if the two procedures don't worked delete it. After the scan copy the files to flash/memory card. There will be shortcut problem ...



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