Archive for the ‘Operating System’ Category

OpenBSD 4.9 Released!

The new version of OpenBSD 4.9 has been released not at the traditional day as we used to 1st May but after 2 days. Today the Open source operating system development team OpenBSD announced new release OpenBSD 4.9, this new version support the latest 64-bit processors. One of the main innovations of version 4.9 is [...]

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Dust off your Dinosaur Computer

Today all operating systems require a special new hardware that may eliminate your old computer from being used.  I don’t like the idea to ignore a computer that lived for more than 5 years because new operating system and application needs to have modern hardware. Many educational institute, public enterprises or ministries do not have [...]

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RemoteExec:Powerful & Affordable MS Management

Installation, configuration, and management of software are large part of most system administrator’s jobs. Admin respond to installation and configuration requests from users, apply updates to fix security problems, and supervise transitions to new software releases that may offer both new features and incompatibilities. Microsoft Windows users may take a look at a tool called [...]

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Microsoft About to Patch Last Year Vulnerability!

Microsoft is preparing for a relatively modest Patch Tuesday with only three security bulletins. Among the three there are only one rated “critical”, while the other two are “important”. The critical bulletin, as well as one of the bulletins classified as important, affects Microsoft Windows. The other bulletin affects Microsoft Office. “The upcoming Patch Tuesday [...]

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Attacking Windows Operating System over PowerShell

We already shared the PowerShell security policies and protection measures that are used by Microsoft, as a reminder there are 4 levels of execution policies that can help in securing different script execution. Now that post has been mostly focused on system security administrator benefit but what about hackers, do they have benefits for PowerShell [...]

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Microsoft PowerShell: Quicker and More Secure!

System administrators are faced with a lot of challenges and many different tasks, running across the company or from floor to another will not help in solving these tasks but it will make them more complicated. Now if your infrastructure is based on windows environment using remote desktop is not a good idea, you may [...]

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Client-Side Vulnerabilities Extra Protection

Today using online resources with a vulnerable system can make you exposed for new malwares and attacks, windows or any other operating system provides the daily automatic update for the OS component but not to all browser plugins and programs. Your browser may be insecure for multiple reasons. It may contain a software issue that [...]

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