Tuesday, February 28, 2006

URLs from 2/28/06

Microsoft anti-spyware is now called Windows Defender

Macintosh browser vulnerability found
Safari Vulnerability found: - Executing code in zip files that are downloaded
--according to sources at Earlham college, this "Zero Day" vulnerability may affect only the Safari browser and not others. Here's Earlham's resource.
--Background: Macintosh OS X- Virus-Worms-Security:
--There is not much Apple could do to stop the worm from causing damage on a Mac because most worms do not exploit holes in an operating system, but rather "exploit bugs in people's brains by relying on humans to do something dumb and install viruses."
--Old Virus that never really got into the wild-Proof of concept
Renepo or Opener worm - Not in the wild- Needed root access- Root is disabled by default
--OSX/Leap-A or OSX/Oompa-A- Instant messaging iChat/AIM - sends file called "latestpics.tgz" to Buddies in your chat list; see securemac.com and symantec.com
---OSX.Inqtana.A - Proof of concept- The worm spreads to computers using three OBEX Push requests

Sophos Virus Protection - Update could delete Microsoft Office 2004 and Adobe Acrobat Reader

How to setup Windows XP file sharing


How to make an Image of a Macintosh hard disk

Imaging and backing up a Macintosh - Use Carbon Copy Cloner

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

URLs from 2/14/06

Neo Office for OS X

Bandwidth Speed Tests: Bandwidthplace.com and InternetFrog.com

War Driving Tools

Java not working with www.Pogo.com: Solution 1 and Solution 2

Use GraphicConverter to open or convert Freehand documents

Windows Task Manager information

Windows Process Information: Solution 1 and Solution 2

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

URLs from 2/7/06

How to setup Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

How to setup Windows file sharing

How to add a second hard drive

Remote desktop using linksys router:
  • You need to go into the linksys router and configure it to port forward the following ports to your computer at home: TCP Ports 5900, 3283, and 5988
  • Ports used by Apple products
  • How to setup Port Forwarding on a Linksys Router
    --In the service port fields enter 5900, 3283, and 5988 each in its own field.
    --In each the IP address fields to the right of the service port fields that you used put in the IP address for the computer you want to control