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Check Point Firewall: Disconnect VPN or Mobile Access Clients

If you have a need to disconnect a user from the firewall forcibly. There are a few ways I am aware of that will force users off the VPN. Installing Security Policy (link)-  clears the cached authentication of the remote user, although this doesn’t seem to disconnect them it prompts them to re-enter credentials. Expire […]

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Windows Server 2016, AppLocker Rules

AppLocker rules can be set up by using group policy in a Windows domain and have been very useful in limiting the execution of arbitrary executable files. AppLocker takes the approach of denying all executables from running unless they have specifically been whitelisted and allowed. AppLocker is available in Windows Desktop and Servers.  Desktop Windows […]

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Phishing Attacks using Office 365 and SharePoint

The bad guys are at it once again and now have a new slick way of stealing your login credentials, by sending you an invite via email to open a SharePoint document. The link(s) takes you to an actual SharePoint page where you will see a OneDrive prompt. This prompt will have an “Access Document” […]

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How to search for Open Amazon S3 Buckets and their contents

How to search for Open Amazon s3 Buckets and their contents — https://buckets.grayhatwarfare.com GrayHatWarfare created https://buckets.grayhatwarfare.com/ a free tool that lists open s3 buckets and helps you search for interesting files. For an intro on what Amazon open buckets are, please read the following: https://blog.rapid7.com/2013/03/27/open-s3-buckets/ In essence, many files are publicly accessible, some by design. These files sometimes […]

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How-To Personal Technical

Privacy & Google Search Alternatives

When it comes to privacy, using Google search is not the best of ideas. When you use their search engine, Google is recording your IP address, search terms, user agent, and often a unique identifier, which is stored in cookies. Here are a few Google search alternatives   DuckDuckGo is a US-based search engine that was […]

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vSphere Integrated Containers

vSphere Integrated Containers provides critical enterprise container infrastructure to help IT Operating teams run both traditional and containerized applications providing a number of benefits: security isolation management speed agility I am looking forward to getting my hands on this and expanding my knowledge on how vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC) works in the real world. vSphere Integrated Containers includes the […]