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  • How can I know if I’ve been hacked?

    Someone I've had an argument with on Twitter threatened to hack my PC and divulge sensitive information. Reliable sources tell me this person is an expert hacker, who has done this before. How can I know if I'm being hacked and how can I protect myself better? I've got basic Avast running on my...

    Roderickz5 pointsBadges:
  • Memory Stick Virus

    One of my friends' computer has believed to be infected by a virus. Whenever he put memory stick to the computer, following files appeared in the stick: autorun.inf squxe.exe xnvjmz.exe These files can be deleted manually. But when he put that memory stick or other stick, the files appeared again...

    Kwo5 pointsBadges:
  • Tacacs and authentication on Cisco routers

    We have ACS 3.X server for tacacs + and radius authentication in our LAN switches. Right now I'm able to login through tacacs+ only. I want to enable tacacs+ as well as local telnet login. This will help me to login in switches if the tacacs will fail.

    Ekansh400 pointsBadges:
  • Spyware/Trojan is getting on my last nerve I need help!

    Hi, I have recently had a desktop background explaining to me that I had spyware on my computer plus a lot of pop ups which I think I caught from lime wire. So I looked up how to remove it on yahoo.answers and I got rid of the desktop background also the pop ups slowed down I thought I got rid of...

    K1435 pointsBadges:
  • Using switch or router ACL to block streaming traffic

    I would like to block streaming media requests using either the LAN switch or the site edge router. The site is on a private network and does not have a local firewall at the edge. Has anyone used Cisco ACL's for this purpose and if so, how did you do it? Or, would I be better implementing a...

    Labnuke9932,960 pointsBadges:
  • Lost password recovery

    Our small Windows 2k network uses Symantec A-V Corporate Edition; the password has been lost, therefore we are unable to do scans on network drives. Is there a utility that will recover such a password, or any other method of doing so?

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • McAfee Virus Scan Version 8.7.0.570

    Am running McAfee Agent 4.0.0.1180 on Windows Server 2003 and even though my workstations have different RAM capacities the processor's are experience practically the same amount of downtime almost as if McAfee is chewing resources rather than protecting. Help!

    Zhetmasta50 pointsBadges:
  • Symantec Anti-Virus not showing definition date

    I am running Symantec's NAV version 8.00.9374 on Windows Server 2000 and Windows XP Pro workstations. Ever since the new year, when I downloaded the latest definitions, it no longer shows me on the main screen what the date of the version is. It doesn't show anything at all. It's doing the download...

    Muhammad usman125 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Vista Home Premium administrator password recovery

    I forgot my password to my PC but I am able to login with the fingerprint login. I want to change/remove the password but it asks me for the current password to do this. I have administrator rights on my PC. I am using Vista SP2.

    ArlonJ10 pointsBadges:
  • Test cases for Ethernet switches

    I'm working on a project which is on the Ethernet switch. I'm totally new to it. Could you help me with access control lists (ACL), Quality of Service (QoS), and packet filtering concepts in detail? I find it difficult writing test cases for it.

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Windows SBS 2003 administrator login problems

    Have an issue after an automatic update was run on the server. The login works but the systems immediately logs back out. It does the same for all users and the owner of the server doesn't know what had run in the update. Anyone seen this before? Ideas?

    Dpcolo5 pointsBadges:
  • Nullify Password in Solaris

    I have a userid (eg:rock) created with a password assigned to it. Now I want to nullify the password so that if I type in the userid (i.e. rock) the user should login without being prompted for a password.

    Vohinder5 pointsBadges:
  • I need a free virus scan software

    I need a free virus scan software. TrendMicro doesn't work anymore. Please help.

    SAS70ExPERT125 pointsBadges:
  • IBM x3400 Server getting virus problem after formatting

    HI Everyone I have an IBM x3400 server, in which I  have install Windows server 2003 R2 Standard Addition with service pack 2 with SQL 2005 Standard. In this server ERP running on our multiple office. The problem are when I have format my server and install all software, then after 2 or three days...

    Sanjay94251868105 pointsBadges:
  • Windows virus

    I have problem with my server work with Windows 2003. When I log to server I found the date return to 2004 and Kasparsky antivirus is disabled and when try to open it or open msconfig or regedit I have the message: (Another program is currently using this file).

    Mizomotaz40 pointsBadges:
  • Plan for managing Antivirus Server

    I've been asked to administer a Kaspersky Antivirus server. I would to ask about How to write a plan for managing the Antivirus server, also what are the best practices that must be followed when Administrating Antivirus servers?

    boorama5 pointsBadges:
  • Virus removal: Started with Veritas

    I just want to know how to find out the name of the virus, hijacker, trojan or whatever I have, so I can get the right removal tool. Started with this Veritas update manager thing and worked its way through my MSN mail and now its just eating my computer alive.

    Evemebufor5 pointsBadges:
  • Mutiple security programs

    Is it okay to have 3 different security programs. To make sure as much spyware, viruses, and worms be identified as possible?

    Quietthyme5 pointsBadges:
  • USB drive virus on Windows XP SP2

    When you earlier used to insert my pen drive in the USB port, a virus called autorun.inf used to pop up and none of the folders used to be visible only their shortcuts were visible and they didn't work. Now the different files appear with different random icons though they stay in the same format....

    Panks5 pointsBadges:
  • Monitor Windows servers

    How to properly moniter windows servers.

    McAfee5 pointsBadges:

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