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Don’t fall for the social engineering scam that makes you go to ammyy.com

I am pretty sure that none of our readers would fall for this social engineering scam that would make you share your computer with someone else, I am writing about it because I know of one person who had a call like this but she luckily hung up.

I he…

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Compressing files with NTFS compression by running compact from the command line

You know that you can right click on a file/folder, select properties, click advanced and then compress contents to save disk space(see image).

Did you know that you can call this from the command line also? I just saw this on Raymond Chen’s b…

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Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX control could allow remote code execution

This is a bad one if you are running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 with Internet Explorer. If you are running Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 then you are not affected The bad part about this is that all it takes for you is to visit a bad site. If you […]

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