Category Archives: Security

Security

PowerShell tips – part 024.

You can access the certificate store using MMC or using CertMgr.msc command. This will show you all certificates in the Local Machines Personal Store:

This will show info about one certificate result on the first PowerShell command:

Also, you can test many PowerShell commands about certificates, like:

For the remote servers, we… Read More »

Security – PVS‑Studio.

The development team comes with this intro: PVS‑Studio is a static analyzer on guard of code quality, security known ad SAST, and code safety. PVS‑Studio detects various errors – typos, dead code, and potential vulnerabilities (Static Application Security Testing, SAST). The analyzer matches warnings to the Common Weakness Enumeration, SEI CERT Coding Standards, and supports… Read More »

Security – XXE external entity attack.

XXE known ad XML eXternal Entities is an application security weakness by compromised data processed by an insecurely configured XML parser. XML files may contain the document type definition known as DTD, which describes the structure of an XML file. DTD allows us to define and use XML entities. Let’s see one example:

If… Read More »

Google – Use spreadsheet with codepen.

If you want to share your spreadsheet from your Google Drive then you need to have proper security settings. This settings can be done from main menu : File – Share – Publish to web, see the next image: See the Pen google_001 by Cătălin George Feștilă (@catafest) on CodePen. This is a simple example… Read More »

PowerShell tips – part 017.

PowerShell execution policies are a security mechanism to protect your system from running malicious scripts. Execution policies are based on trust Execution policies have various security levels, like: Unrestricted – the least restrictive policy is one that does not affect at all; it’s Unrestricted. Unrestricted execution policies are essentially disabled. Users can run all scripts… Read More »

Security – uBlock Origin wide-spectrum blocker.

uBlock Origin is NOT an “ad blocker”: it is a wide-spectrum blocker — which happens to be able to function as a mere “ad blocker”. The default behavior of uBlock Origin when newly installed is to block ads, trackers and malware sites — through EasyList, EasyPrivacy, Peter Lowe’s ad/tracking/malware servers, Online Malicious URL Blocklist, and… Read More »