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OWASP -The Open Web Application Security Project is an online community which creates freely-available articles, methodologies, documentation, tools, and technologies in the field of web application security. (Wikipedia) If you have wanted to learn how to test your network and … Continue reading
You have changed the Group Policy (local, not in a domain) and are not sure exactly what changed – You can undo all of the changes by doing the following. At the command prompt (as Administrator), type the following – … Continue reading
PortQry is a download from Microsoft that allows you to see what ports on a remote device are open. While you can use Zenmap, PortQry is a program designed by Microsoft to find and troubleshoot connections. You can download PortQry … Continue reading
Microsoft wants to help protect companies from hack attacks, and it’s introducing a new Windows 10 feature soon to improve the operating system’s security capabilities. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is aimed at helping businesses deal with serious threats by using … Continue reading
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Here’s a quick way to update Defender using PowerShell. Open PowerShell. Type Update-MPSignature and hit enter. After a few minutes Defender will begin to update. Once it is up to date, you will be returned to the PowerShell prompt.
Ready to work on your router or someone else’s? Don’t know their password? You can find the password from the command prompt. Open a command prompt and type: netsh wlan show profile name=WIFINAME key=clear Substitute WIFINAME above with the … Continue reading
Have a Windows computer with malware or spyware? Here’s three of the best malware and spyware removal tools that are free. Adwcleaner is light weight and removes browser redirects, malware and spyware. Webpage – https://toolslib.net/downloads/finish/1/ Approximate size- 1.7 mb TSA … Continue reading
“The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) helps raise the bar against attackers gaining access to computer systems. EMET anticipates the most common actions and techniques adversaries might use in compromising a computer, and helps protect by diverting, terminating, blocking, and … Continue reading
The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer provides a free look at how secure your computer is and provides the information needed to correct any security deficiencies that you have. The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer provides a streamlined method to identify missing … Continue reading