How Kerberos Works

Kerberos is a computer network authentication protocol that was developed by MIT. An open source, free implementation is available from MIT as well as commercial implementations from other vendors. Kerberos is the native authentication protocol in Active Directory. Here is how the protocol works: In Kerberos, there is no communication between the resource (server) and the […]

Use Windows On-Screen Keyboard for Extra Security

Do you hesitate when you are typing an important password into a text field on a web page? Like the password for you bank account or the password for your registrar account where you keep your valuable domains. Yes, most if not all bank sites use virtual keyboards but none of the registrars have this […]

How to – Remove Techgile Malware from Your Windows PC

Couple of minutes ago I realised that I had this Techgile Malware in my system. I don’t know how and where I got that but I just did. It is really extremely annoying to have this Techgile Malware on your PC/browser since it inserts many annoying advertisements accross your browser’s viewing area. Below is how you can […]

How to – Secure Your RDP Connection

Below are a few simple steps that will make your RDP much more secure against attacts: 1.Add a new user to use with your RDP connection. Do not include strings like “admin”, “administrator”, “adm” etc. in the username. Make this username irrelevant and long. Create a password which is 10-12 characters long, use special characters […]

What is OWASP ASVS

OWASP ASVS in General The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain applications that can be trusted. The primary aim of the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) Project is to normalize the range in the coverage and level of rigor available in […]

Removing “System Progressive Protection” Virus

Yesterday I was helping a friend with removing this virus from her computer. This one behaves much like Live Security Platinum Virus for which I have explained the removal here. To get rid of this virus you should boot your PC in “Safe Mode with Networking” mode and then download/install/run the 4 I have listed below in this […]

Removing “Live Security Platinum” Virus

This virus is a kind of rogue anti-spyware program. It acts like it is detecting many viruses and security weaknesses and alerts them to trick the infected into purchasing the program. Don't make any purchases. It is not an anti-virus software, just a useless virus and here is how to get rid of it. 1- […]