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September 19, 2017
CCleaner malware was spread to users via an infected software update for close to one month, highlighting the dangers of supply chain attacks and the need for code signing.
April 26, 2016
A Windows command-line utility dating back to XP, Regsvr32, reportedly enables a simple and virtually undetectable Windows AppLocker whitelist bypass.
September 30, 2015
Companies that send and receive bulk email look forward to taking advantage of a major new Amazon SES capability.
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The VMware vSphere 6.5 Image Builder enables admins to create and install ISO images with the vSphere Web Client and manage them with Auto Deploy. Continue Reading
Microsoft Log Parser Studio is a front-end utility that features a graphical user interface, report builder and query repository for Microsoft's Log Parser application. Continue Reading
The latest version of vSphere offers major improvements to VMware resource management services, including the Distributed Resource Scheduler and High Availability. Continue Reading
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VMware has rolled out a lot of new features in the latest version of vSphere, including updates to High Availability and DRS, as well as a new version of VVOLs. Continue Reading
The vSphere 5.1 Storage Distributed Resource Scheduler and storage clustering take the time and hassle out of storage maintenance in a spread-out environment. Continue Reading
With Microsoft Autoruns, IT admins can see everything that runs when Windows starts up to identify if anything is there that shouldn't be. Continue Reading
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A recent comparison shows that the built-in Disk Cleanup beats CCleaner post-Win10-upgrade: it's faster and it also does a deeper clean. Continue Reading
Careful consideration of registry cleaner pros & cons argues that such tools should be used only sparingly. CCleaner and Little Registry Cleaner are safe and worth using. Continue Reading
With the Creator's update coming in April, it's a great time to learn how to create a custom ISO for Windows 10 (Part 6 of 6). Continue Reading
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Administrators can diagnose and treat a buggy server operating system by using the Windows DISM and SFC utilities for image analysis and repairs. Continue Reading
Linux administrators can narrow down network connectivity problems by deploying the ping utility. Continue Reading
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 include built-in utilities for improving and maintaining performance. Start with simple Windows 8 disk cleanup practices. Continue Reading