Security

Last Updated on 22 May 2008, Total: 35 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Backdoors : backorifice, subseven, netbus

  2. Changing Windows unlocking behavior

    Third party application that allows you to change the unlocking behavior of windows allowing you to set which users can unlock a workstation... Read More

  3. Configure Account Lockout Policies

    Given enough time and potential to try multiple username and password combinations an attacker might eventually succeed in compromising the security of a server or other computer. Account lockout policies allow you to set thresholds to automatically shut down an account if too many incorrect username and password combinations are attempted in order to protect the machine... Read More

  4. Configure and Maintain AutoComplete

    Microsoft Internet Explorer offers the AutoComplete feature to remember past entries and automatically pre-populate fields as you type to save you some time and effort. You may find it quite convenient, but having AutoComplete remember username or password information can pose a security risk... Read More

  5. Directory listings in alternate shell

    How to stop a command from executing in a command shell opened with alternate credentials... Read More

  6. Disable Remote Desktop

    How to disable Remote Desktop on XP machines... Read More

  7. Encrypting File System in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003

  8. Extra-Secure EFS

    How to increase EFS security on Windows XP... Read More

  9. Eye Opener

    Running LSADump2 against your Windows machines can be a real eye-opener!... Read More

  10. Group Policy and Laptops

    Common misconception concerning laptops and Group Policy... Read More

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