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Public Domain

I’m a big fan of Munki (pronounced monkey, /ˈmʌŋki/, m ah nk ee, or Mung – KEY) an open-source project started by Walt Disney Animation Studios to deploy software and packages to Mac OS X and MacOS based clients. It is written mostly in Python, and it provides a nice way to enforce software installation […]

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Exchange Server

Paul Cunningham wrote a very interesting article about that topic! His key point here: No! possibly not. And I agree a 100 percent! What makes that so interesting: I had the same discussion with a customer last week! They plan to move to the cloud (Office 365) soon. However, the customers business needs the mail […]

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A couple of days ago, I published a free tool to scan your Active Directory for all Windows based Systems and report if the EternalBlue (WannaCry) related Hotfixes are installed.   Today, I published a new and extended version of the tool: The scan is much more accurate and it also reports the EternalBlue (WannaCry) related […]

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A few days ago, I published an article about a script that could scan all systems within an Active Directy for missing WannaCry-related Microsoft Patches (Hotfixes). I was impressed by the traffic and the feedback! To be honest: When I started the script, it was just a kind of a quick hack! Based upon several […]

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WannaCrypt ransomware appeared on May 12, 2017 and distributes itself like a typical worm. It uses well known, and already patched vulnerabilities in the SMBv1 implementation of Windows based systems. The Exploit that the WannaCrypt ransomware is known as “EternalBlue” vulnerability (CVE-2017-0145). It sends a special package (or packages) to the target systems SMBv1 server. […]

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