February, 2016

  1. A Skeleton Key of Unknown Strength

    Very detailed article from Dan Kaminsky who is a well-known security researcher, black hat speaker and has special interests in DNS security. This article discusses the recent glibc vulnerability (CVE-2015-7547) and some of the possible attack vectors including mitigation strategies. I particularly share the view in the last couple of paragraphs where Dan talks about the importance on how we as…

  2. Changing the default container/OU path for Active Directory Users or Computers objects

    Ever wanted to change the default container that a new user object or computer object is provisioned/created in Active Directory?

  3. Enabling DHCP Role on Windows Server 2012 with Essentials Experience Enabled

    This post is filed as learnings from the field as a reference for anyone else that runs into this problem. Scenario: You have a Windows Server 2012 R2 installation that you enable the Windows Server Essentials Experience Role on (SMB feature set). Typically we turn this role on for Windows Server Essentials installations as a…

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