Category Archives: Windows

Aug 30
2015

Windows 10 – Why the human race is screwed when it comes to Security…

Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m David Schaefer, an Information Technologies professional that has supported security via teaching and other unique findings for over 25 years.  I’m not crazy and I don’t believe in things like the Illuminati, the … Continue reading

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May 01
2014

MS14-021 Bulletin Patch released today for the Microsoft Vulnerabilty In IE

Microsoft went back on their word today, but in a good way and upon release of the new update that will patch a huge vulnerability in IE decided that they will cover XP users as well. Good stuff because previously … Continue reading

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Apr 29
2014

Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerability

  This weekend Microsoft confirmed the presence of an Internet Explorer vulnerability, as well as active attacks against this vulnerability, in every version of Internet Explorer. This vulnerability could be used to silently install malicious software without knowledge or assistance … Continue reading

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Mar 01
2014

How to encrypt your files and raise the bar to protect your data? – Part I

OK, with all the Big Brother government stuff that has been going on for years and been hitting the fan with the media (especially with the Snowden disclosures), – a lot of people are wondering how they can protect their … Continue reading

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Feb 28
2014

How to remove NetBIOS from Windows 8 & 8.1 like a bad tooth…

OK, in my last article I talked about the steps to perform to remove NetBIOS from Windows 7, so this time I’ll talk about removing it from Windows 8. Yes, Microsoft has even left this silly service enabled on it’s … Continue reading

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Feb 26
2014

How to execute NetBIOS with extreme prejudice…

Fact, there is a legacy protocol that comes enabled out of the box in every version of Windows I know of in use, and it’s called NetBIOS.  To me it is dangerous protocol because it divulges too much information to … Continue reading

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Feb 23
2014

Exporting and Importing Hyper-V guests…

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe…” [laughs] attack systems firing on our Hyper-V guests beyond the shoulder of our firewalls, I watched photons underline the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. All those moments will be lost in time, like photons that … Continue reading

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Feb 22
2014

Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package.

If you wish to skip this story and find the solution… just go to the “Here’s what I did to fix it:” section – otherwise carry on.  Also you can perform this fix on different versions of Windows as long … Continue reading

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