Month: April 2013


Malware Bytes Database Update v2013.04.15.12 Crashing Computers

Update 4-25-2013: To determine if a machine has the bad update look for  database version 913041512.  Any definition version other than 913041512 is fine. This specific update version with the issue was only available for download for a few minutes before being pulled from availability. You do not need to run the patch on non-affected…

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A fast and dirty portable USB Keyboard and Mouse for work in the field?

This was nifty, to put it bluntly. Maybe not the most practical thing, but I could see having something like this handy if you want something you can throw into your bag. Its probably also good for working with racked servers, I’d imagine, if a USB port is handy…. Though I suppose you’d also want…

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Brute Force Attack Against WordPress

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a total WordPress addict. I love the platform for developing websites and have done a ton of custom development for the Virtual Administrator website as well as many others. However, with the popularity WordPress has gained, it has also gained a lot of attention from the hacker world.…

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Virtual Administrator’s April 2013 Patch Recommendations

9 Security Bulletins were released – 2 Critical, 7 Important, and 0 Moderate Noteworthy Patch News MS13-036 has been denied in all VA patch policies. All of the remaining patches have been approved. MS13-028 is a cumulative update for Internet Explorer and MS13-29 is for RDP. They are rated Critical. After your next patch cycle…

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Problems with MS13-036/KB 2823324 Patch – Do not install

***EDIT*** We’ve created a script for removing this patch available here: Partners, Kaseya, Kaspersky and the industry are reporting problems with recently released patch MS13-036/KB2823324. It is currently recommended to NOT install this patch, and if you have already installed it, UN-install it BEFORE rebooting your computer.

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