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Blocking Internet Advertisements, and more with Pi-hole

The challenge is to mitigate exposure to the advertisements spammed all over the internet with the same approach as fighting against virus and malware threats. I recently upgrade my Pi-hole® to take on not only the task of blocking Internet advertisements, but malware, and adult sites. Here is my list on pastebin: https://pastebin.com/eV3cUnjy Installing Pi-hole Pi-hole makes it as easy as […]

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Network Wide Ad & Malicious Website Blocking | Pi-Hole

For a few months now I have used the software package named Pi-Hole as an internal network DNS server to prevent ad sites in addition to malicious websites from being accessible form compute resources on my home network. Pi-Hole is a small install that can be installed on any Linux system and it works like […]

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Office 365: Use Content Search to delete unwanted Emails from Organization

Office 365: Use Content Search to delete unwanted Emails from Organization As an admin you can use the Content search located under Security & Compliance to search for and delete email message from select or all mailbox in your organization.  This is particularly useful to remove high-risk emails such as: Message that contains sensitive data […]

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New Phishing Scam Using Microsoft Office 365

*** Attention Required *** It seems that the bad guys are at it once again with an attempt to collect information by phishing credentials from those of us using Office 365 for corporate emails.  The characteristics of this particular attack the hackers intention is to deceive Office 365 users into providing their login credentials”. The […]

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Disabling SMB1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support

There is a lot of buzz these days about new ransomware hijacking systems worldwide. The malware, dubbed NotPetya because it masquerades as the Petya ransomware. One of the many ways to help the spread of malware is to patch your computer, effectively stopping the SMB exploits by disabling SMBv1. Here are steps which can be used to […]