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DLL Side-loading Attack

This post explains what is a DLL side-loading attack in the context of IT security.   What is a DLL Side-loading Attack? A Dynamic Linked Library (DLL) is a file that is used on Windows systems to group functions. By using DLLs, common functionality can be isolated and re-usability is enabled. As DLL are particular […]

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Certifications for Windows Security Administration

This post lists some professional certifications for administration of Windows operating systems. List of certifications for Windows administration: Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst GIAC’s GCWN Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administration Associate List of certifications for Windows Security Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Certification is “Microsoft Certified: Security Operations […]

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How to solve Windows Update Issues on Windows 10

This post lists possible solutions when getting errors when executing Windows Updates on Windows 10. The usual way to update Windows 10 is go to Start > Windows Update. We assume this is the way you are doing it normally and it does not work. Possible solutions: Update computer drivers Run diagnostic tool by computer […]

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How to modify Disk Partitions in Windows 10

  1. Use DiskPart Utility Go to command line and type diskpart. Type this command to list all disks in computer: list disk If you want to check info about a disk (for example, disk 1), type these commands: select disk 1 detail disk   2. Run Disk Management Utility Go to Start and type […]

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How to configure Eclipse for Python on Windows 10

Eclipse is a free and open source IDE (Integrated Development Environment). One of its characteristics is its compatibility with multiple programming languages. Some of them (like Java, C++ or PHP) are integrated by default in Eclipse but other require additional configurations that must be completed by the user. This is the case of Python. PyDev […]

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How to trim Videos on Windows 10

  Photos app is installed as default on Windows 10. You can use this app to trim videos. Steps Open video in Windows 10 with Photos app. Usually it is the default app to open videos, so you can just double-click it. Click on “Edit” icon (pencil icon) on the bottom right hand side. Select […]

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How to make Windows prompt a Password when Digital Certificate is used

When you install a digital certificate on Windows, it does not prompt your password. You may want to add additional security by forcing Windows to prompt password. This solution seems to work only on Chrome, while Firefox ignores it.   Steps to make Windows prompt a Password when Digital Certificate is used 1. Get a […]

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How to modify Windows Firewall Configuration from Command Prompt

There are some situtations in which you need to modify Windows firewall configuration and you have only command-line access. In these cases, you can make use of the command netsh Command Prompt. netsh is available from Windows 2000 and above. Examples Command to display the status of the firewall of the machine: netsh firewall show […]

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Windows ping syntax

  Parameters -f switch sets the Do Not Fragment bit on the ping packet. By default, the ping packet allows fragmentation. In the ping command, the –l option means to send the buffer size in bytes. It is followed by the number of bytes for buffer size. You can combine  -f and -l to guess […]

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Auditpol command on Windows

Auditpol.exe is the command-line utility tool to change Audit Security settings at the category and sub-category levels. Attackers can use AuditPol to enable or disable security auditing on local or remote systems and to adjust the audit criteria for different categories of security events. The attacker would establish a null session to the target machine […]

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