Category: Security

The Davidic User Profile Lesson
article #997, updated 219 days ago

The amazing David Lewis recently discovered something very close to unbelievable. A user profile on a PC — not a user, not a PC — had full administrative rights to a folder on a server on the domain, where the user was explicitly denied such rights. Deletion and replacement of the user profile, eliminated the problem.

Categories:   Windows OS-Level Issues   Security

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Check yourself to see if your accounts are compromised
article #796, updated 781 days ago

A well-recommended site:

https://breachalarm.com/

Categories:   Security   

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New form of PC security software
article #458, updated 1759 days ago

Worth a strong look.

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/

Categories:   Security   

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Advanced user/password/group window in Windows 7
article #235, updated 2343 days ago

It was “control userpasswords2” in XP. ¬†Under Windows 7, put this in the start-button search box:

netplwiz

The box you want, will come right up.  This also handles auto-login if the machine is not attached to a domain.

Categories:   Windows OS-Level Issues   Security