Monthly Archives: November 2010

Malware Infecting Other Malware Can Complicate Antivirus Detection

Malware authors don’t always get along – in fact, there have been a number of instances where attackers target each other. But sometimes, malware infecting malware can be a good thing for attackers. According to Trend Micro Threat Response Engineer … Continue reading

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Malware Infects More than 1.2 Million Web Sites

More than 1.2 million Websites were infected by malware in the third quarter of 2010, according to security firm Dasient. This includes legitimate sites belonging to government agencies and malvertisements, or malicious advertisements. In the third quarter of 2009, there … Continue reading

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Work around these Windows Live Messenger 2011 annoyances

If you are a Windows Live Messenger user, you know that Microsoft recently released the 2011 version of Messenger and that the product has been expanded beyond the Windows Live network to become a social networking portal. Well, almost. Windows … Continue reading

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Quickly gather MAC addresses in Windows with ARP

When securing a wireless Windows network, in addition to using WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) or WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) encryption, you can use Media Access Control (MAC) address filtering. When you enable MAC address filtering, the wireless access point or … Continue reading

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Protect IIS log files by moving them to a secure location

Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) remains one of the most compelling targets for hackers and script kiddies. By default, these Web servers must allow public access to their resources. If I had to guess, I’d say these servers spend more … Continue reading

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Romancing the Road

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Hello “Fellow Bloggers”

Welcome to M.A.S. Electronics’ Web Blog. This is only in Beta until all the bugs are worked out. Hopefully will be up and running at full capacity soon. Until then Happy Blogging!

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Do’s and Don’t – The Rules

1) Read up before asking!, Use the search function before posting. Chances are your question has already been answered. 2) Respect the netiquette: Lurk and get to know the forum before you post. 3) Keep the focus: Questions outside the … Continue reading

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RSS and Podcasting

Can I use RSS to keep up with new posts? If the administrator has enabled RSS syndication, this lets you view newly created threads in guest-viewable forums without visiting the board. The feeds are currently provided in two formats, RSS … Continue reading

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Lost Passwords

I forgot my password. What can I do? If you forget your password, you can click on the ‘Forgotten Your Password’ link. This will appear on any page that requires you to fill in your password. This link brings up … Continue reading

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