Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Severe/Critical vulnerability in Windows DNS. Severe enough that DHS CISA is classifying it a level 10 (out of 10). A quick workaround is mentioned in the Microsoft link below: To work around this vulnerability, make the following registry change to restrict the size of the

Don’t Click On That Link! | Avoid Becoming a Phishing Victim

Be careful about clicking on links in emails that purport to be from your company helpdesk, CDC, Microsoft, your bank, the IRS, or another company that you deal with. With this COVID19 running rampant, and more people working from home, your work

Share a Folder between Host OS and Guest OS in Virtual Box (Windows > Linux Mint)

I use Linux Mint on Windows using Virtual Box, mainly to use as a sandboxed OS for security testing email attachments, links, and websites.  Easy to take a snapshot and revert if I fubar it. I wanted to create a shared folder

Increase the Max_Input_Vars in PHP For IIS WordPress Install

Installed WordPress for a client, they wanted a particular theme. The theme has some sort of Server Health page which showed the Max_Input_Vars was set to 1000 and it was recommending to go higher. I searched hi and lo for  how to

Convert Unix [Epoch] time to human readible form

Ran into a situation where I needed to read logs that had Unix time stamps. So I needed something that converted the time stamps to standard date/time format. I wrote up a small VB widget to do the job. Hopefully it can

Internet Explorer 8 Crashes on Manage Add-Ons

Problem: In IE8, when you click to Tools –> Manage Add-Ons, Internet Explorer crashes with a Data Execution Prevention error. Symptoms: Application Event Logs show Event ID 1000 – Faulting Application iexplore.exe I tried reinstalling IE8, but that did not help Solution: