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The Antivirus Defense-in-Depth Guide

Antivirus Defense

The Antivirus Defense-in-Depth Guide Overview Published: May 20, 2004 View all security guidance topics Server Security Desktop Security On This Page Introduction Guide Chapter Summary Give Us Your Feedback Introduction Although many organizations have deployed antivirus software, malicious software such as computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses continue to infect …

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System Changes To Foil Hackers And Browser Hijacke

Browser Hijacke

Hackers and Browser Hijacking is one area of the Net that affects everyone at some stage. In addition to having third party utilities such as SpyBot, Anti Virus scanners and firewalls installed there are some changes that can be made to Windows 2000/XP. Below are some details to make your …

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Standard ASCII Character Set

Standard ASCII

Standard ASCII Character Set= For Bytes The first 32 values (0 through 31) are codes for things like carriage return and line feed. The space character is the 33rd value, followed by punctuation, digits, uppercase characters and lowercase characters. 0 NUL 1 SOH 2 STX 3 ETX 4 EOT 5 …

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Speed Up Internet

Speed Up Internet

Speed Up Internet Windows 2k/XP 1. First, open the Windows Registry using Regedit, and (after backing up) navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\ServiceProvider 2. Note the following lines (all hex dwords): Class = 008 ( biggrin.gif – indicates that TCP/IP is a name service provider, don’t change LocalPriority = 1f3 (499) – local …

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Sp2 Tweaks

Sp2 Tweaks

Sp2 Tweaks Disable the SP antivirus and firewall functions – and keep XP from nagging about it: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center] “AntiVirusDisableNotify”=dword:00000001 “FirewallDisableNotify”=dword:00000001 ; don’t monitor firewall and antivirus “AntiVirusOverride”=dword:00000001 “FirewallOverride”=dword:00000001 ;Disable antivirus and firewall check at boot time SP2 enables Auto Updates by default. This is good for you, but some …

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Some Google Tricks, again

Google Tricks

A few things you might want to try with Google: Hand type the following prefixes and note their utility: link:url Shows other pages with links to that url. related:url same as “what’s related” on serps. site:domain restricts search results to the given domain. allinurl: shows only pages with all terms …

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Single Click Shutdown

Single Click Shutdown

Did you know that in Windows XP you can shut down your computer from the (eventually DOS prompt) command line box? Moreover, you can do this by clicking your mouse only once. All you need to do is… right-click on an empty Desktop spot -> select New -> Shortcut -> …

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