Category Archives: Security

LAN verses WAN port, what is the difference?

The recent connection to fixed-wireless nbn, .. bring attention to this question, what is the difference? – Asking the Internet this question duckduckgo search.? SOME BASICs – LANs tend to use Ethernet and Token Ring, WANs use technologies like MPLS, … Continue reading

Posted in A+ 3652A (Hardware & Windows), Cert III Network Admin, Hardware, ipv6, Network, PLC, Protocols, RFC, Security, Telco('s) -&- ISP('s) | Leave a comment

Send LM & NTLM – use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated

* Policy required ~ To make Vista-Biz, allow connections from XP-Pro computers, [Work-group environment] * Search NTLMv2 HISTORICALLY-SPEAKING, … (In context of understanding how networking has evolved in Microsoft operating systems), .. QUOTE; “After you upgrade all computers that are … Continue reading

Posted in A+ 3652A (Hardware & Windows), Cert III Network Admin, Network, Security | 1 Comment

forum spammer scumbag registration

REMOVE – x – Anyone can register – _wp-settings |> -???- [How] General Settings – Settings General (Hope that one makes sense) The image below should make it obvious, … I will see IF this change deter’s the scumbag registration(‘s) … Continue reading

Posted in scams, Security, SPAM, Web Development, Wordpress | Leave a comment

Threat has been detected?

wtf? – Since purchase(ing) Telstra-TURBO-Prepaid-USB-Modem – I get regular notifications via Avast-(anti-virus) – “Threat has been detected” -???- AND; It persists every-time some DCOM thingy does sumfink! uhmph! Do I really need to do SOMETHING about this error message -???- … Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged | Leave a comment

OpenVMS – still actively being developed?

OpenVMS – still actively being developed? Two-comments (prompted this post) – on article – “Why is Apple Meddling With My Windows AutoRun?” THOSE COMMENTS – (Pasted here directly from the commments forum/section Quoted here) Submitted by Alphaman (not verified) on … Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

10+ Mistakes Linux newbies make (ZDNET)

10+ mistakes Linux newbies make Here’s a look at the most common Linux desktop mistakes by new users. Avoiding these pitfalls can prevent a lot of frustration. THATS-GREAT; – (Just copied and pasted the image-and-text, from google-Chrome, into this post … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Unix/Linux | Leave a comment

Windows 7 Bugs

Here is a blog like mine – (Same ‘Default-Theme’ still being used) – with a technical bent protect-your-windows-7-with-free-firewall-and-antivirus-software I made a comment on this post – (I have become a comment-tor)

Posted in A+ 3652A (Hardware & Windows), Security, Windows 7, Wordpress | Tagged | Leave a comment

hosts file

The host file defined; ~ I found this VERY useful in terms of what is a *.pac file. ‘PAC = Proxy Access Control’ NSW – Schools use such configuration for ALL their computer system web browser’s. (OR; I could say … Continue reading

Posted in A+ 3652A (Hardware & Windows), Security, Spyware, Web Development | Tagged | Leave a comment

SSL VPN

The Barracude SSL VPN – Secure Remote Access from Any Web Browser WARNING; Technical-Content ~ Hard core geek-stuff Googled – ssl explorer FOUND: (Amongst a lot of other stuff, something that I found useful in helping to understand ‘Secure Socket … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Web Development | Tagged | Leave a comment

Anit-Virus Rants @ Blogspot

In the process of deciding what to post today – I found some interesting stuff – One site in particular stood out, and that site url is >>> http://anti-virus-rants.blogspot.com/ <<< GOOGLED – other possible exploit code FOUND – what-are-heuristics – … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Spyware | Tagged | Leave a comment