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.com registration details leaked

Every domain is required by ICANN to have a WHOIS entry, which among other things, includes the name, address, email, and phone number information of the domain's registrant, administrative, and ...
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Given a safe domain, are subdirectories safe as well?

A domain might be "safe", but its contents might be unsafe. Example: Is google.com safe? The answer would be "Certainly", but actually Google is one of the world's main vectors of infection. This is ...
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Given a safe domain, are subdirectories safe as well?

You cannot know that by just looking at the URL. You can make a good guess if you already know how the website works and what it offers. What makes a domain "safe" is how its owner manages it. ...
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Given a safe domain, are subdirectories safe as well?

No A classic example is a hacked WordPress site. WordPress is not inherently more or less safe than any other content management system, but simply due to sheer numbers (on the order of 30% of all ...
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Is a Reverse proxy works the same as like a CDN

Your understanding is only very partially correct. In some ways, a reverse proxy may act like a CDN - in as much as it could (but does not always) pull data from an original source - but even here, a ...
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Remove admin domain in Chrome OS

They have likely installed what is known as a custom build of the OS on the chromebook. You will need to completely reinstall the operating system from scratch, not just wipe it, in order to remove ...
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How public DNS works?

Is a public DNS like 8.8.8.8 is a DNS server or just resolver? It's just a resolver like those provided by ISPs. It does not change anything about how your domain is managed: the records are still ...
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what are the benefits of upgrading the domain functional level?

Upgrading the domain or the forest functional level introduces new features that were added in to AD DS in newer versions of Windows Server. For example, on the domain functional level, Server 2008 ...
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Is this a homograph attack?

Yes that's a homograph attack Unicode Character 'LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH DOT BELOW' (U+1EA1) Adidas have no reason to use that character in any of their domains. Adidas are a German company and ...
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How do I know if/when a domain user enters the admin password?

You can set and use User Group Policies to identify user log ins. User Log ins To check user login history in Active Directory, enable auditing by following the steps below: 1 Run gpmc.msc (Group ...
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How to prevent BYO devices connecting to AD domain

IPSEC should be the best solution. Configure your Domain server to "Require authentication for inbound and outbound connections" (IPSEC) on port 445 (you do this through the GPO). Specify ...
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.com registration details leaked

Each gTLD registry is mandated through its ICANN contract to provide its zonefiles. The zonefiles list all published domain names, which is almost all domain names in the TLD, but not all: this ...
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How to delete a former admin user from SBS2011?

I solved this by giving the local server Administrator user full control over the user's object in Active Directory - Users and Computers. In order to do this, go to: Active Directory - Users and ...
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Is there a way to remotely disable a domain laptop (SurfaceBook)

First, disable the user's AD account. Steven Lee's answer of deleting the accounts is bad practice. Have you ever seen a file in a shared folder that has no owner, just some random SID? That ...
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