• How do I stop my emails from being hijacked?

    How do I stop my Email from being hijacked.  Right now, having already started from "scratch" because my laptop had viruses from some outside source, I have again had both my aol and yahoo accounts' email contact lists hijacked, whereby mails are being sent to dozens of my contacts and even...

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  • Network Connection Freezes

    For some reason, at random, among 20 PCs on my network, in the morning or during the day, the network connection stops responding for both intranet and internet communications. The only solution thus far is to remove the NIC from the Device Manager, reboot the PC, and let Windows XP Pro find the...

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  • Best practices involving admin rights for user on user system

    We are currently in the middle of figuring out the approach we are going to take in regard to a user having admin rights on their system. Typcially we set up a new user as an administrator on their system when they are logged into the domain. They don't have a local admin account on the system,...

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  • Found Trojan.ByteVerify on my computer

    Hi All, Symantec recently discovered Trojan.ByteVerify on my computer. I run system checks weekly and am always cautious about the e-mails I open, the web sites I go to and what I click on, so I was pretty surprised to find I had a Trojan. It was quarantined and removed, but I'm worried about what...

    jwise41020 pointsBadges:
  • Cross-site scripting attacks

    I'm looking for advice on cross-site scripting. What can these attacks do and what can I do to protect Web sites/applications against them? Are there any resources you recommend? Thanks

    Kit1230 pointsBadges:
  • Dos attack

    I have been receiving security alert messages from our firewall nearly everyday. e.g TCP Packet - Source:144.120.8.89,39341 Destination:192.168.1.1,25 - [DOS] TCP Packet - Source:210.7.0.36,3473 Destination:210.7.12.23,135 - [DOS] Thu, 2006-10-19 16:30:03 - UDP Packet -...

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  • Penetration Testing.

    Hi!! Good Morning. I have a simple question for you today. I intend to have a penetration testing done for all of my 3 sites - My US Office, My India Office & My US Datacenter. Can you suggest any trustworthy site which can offer me a free reliable scan? Also, I would like to have you suggestion on...

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  • How to prevent memory hacking in game’s score?

    Hi, I'm building a java mobile game and i need to prevent people from hacking the score via the memory. I thought of maybe like this, -Instead of using numbers in the score's main variable, we use Alphabets like 1=AG, 2=RE -So the canvas or display just reads the score's alphabets and translate it...

    Melwong5 pointsBadges:
  • Hacking and sabotaging

    Recently I have noticed that my computer will randomly loose connection to the network. Today it happened three times, when I looked in the event viewer this is what I found: `The DHCP Client service was successfully sent a stop control.` This done by another user in my office and on my network....

    Trapdoor35 pointsBadges:
  • FU_RootKit.B – need removal

    I believe that a user at my company has gotten a RootKit installed on her laptop. Research on the Internet particularly at http://sandbox.norman.no/live_2.html?logfile=810935 leads me to think that the malware is an updated version of the FU_RootKit. I say updated because the registry keys and...

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  • Selecting an area within security to start

    Hi, I'm studying for an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London, I have a B.Engg. degree in computers and a PG Diploma in Networking and Communication as well as the CCSA and CCNA. I'm also studying for the CISSP. Now, with all these qualifications, could you please...

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  • Is there a setting to limit login attempts?

    For three days we have had someone trying to hack into our system using random names and passwords. The attempt with each name lasts for 30 minutes then the name changes. No IP address shows up so I can't block it or a block of IP addresses. Is there a way I can close the login off after say five...

    Scl270 pointsBadges:
  • Procedures for a new area.

    We are a company where we have expirience on network remote administration and now we have open a new area, The area of security. Now I need to start to make new procedures like when a new customer come to us and ask if we can handle the security for his network... I need to know if some one can...

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  • Paranoid about protecting my MAC address–Please read my story

    What is the easiest way to protect your MAC address against spoofing? In 2004 I was the victim of a hacker that somehow spoofed my Cable Modem Mac address and used it to cover his identity while serving copyright material thru the internet. I was unsuspecting until my ISP one day suspended my...

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  • Installation and updates

    Howdy folks, Tryin to keep things going around here....need some advice. I have Win2003 servers and Active Directory.....single domain....approx. 100 client computers.....one location. Am upgrading all computers from Office XP to Office 2003. My project: Install Office 2003 and all updates remotely...

    TheVyrys0 pointsBadges:
  • security problem

    Hello, I have small workgroup having 10 computers in my office. I do some personal work in office like using yahoo messenger, checking personal e-mails and some online banking site. But how does one of my senior knows it? I do everything lonely and securely so that nobody in the office knows it....

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Symantec Anti Virus Corporate 8.0 issue

    Starting one WinXPSP2 (fully patched) computer last night revealed that the SAV Corporate 8.0 was not functioning properly (yellow "!" over systray icon). Restart of the computer did not resolve the issue. I cannot update (Live Update is disabled); I cannot uninstall (process appears to start and...

    Poppaman20 pointsBadges:
  • Passwords

    Hi all, What do you recommend for initial password issue, that is, provided a new user with a password for the first time without compromising it. I find the entire help desk giving password initially or sysadmins doing that is not save enough even though the user will be prompted to change it at...

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  • Running Syantec Antivirus on a Windows Domain Controller

    I am currently in the process of deploying Symantec AntiVirus Corporate edition in my Windows-based network. In the manual it states, Do not install the primary management server on the following: Miscrosoft Exchange Server, Web server, or programs that prevent you from restarting the computer at...

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  • browser says “I am spyware”, no spyware or viruses identified

    Hello - one of the computers in my office is appending the words "I am spyware" in the title bar of Internet Explorer. For example, when I go to google.com, the title bar says "google.com - I am spyware". I have scanned the computer with Norton 2006 and Ad-aware and neither application is...

    Kfettig5 pointsBadges:

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