Author: bobnoordam

Performance counter browser

A simple windows tool to browse performance counters on your local system In the first column, the list of categories is shown Upon selection, the second column will show the list of instance After which the third column will show the actual list of performance counters If you select an actual counter, the bottom right will show you a sample from the counter with a 1 second interval. Source and releases can be downloaded from github

Hafnium exchange server hack detection

Microsoft now actively publishes backdoors found for the Exchange server breach, see the security blog here You can download a csv file with the known filepaths, which are very easy first step to verify here Below is a very quick first response program to use that file, and scan if a known backdoor is present on your system. Compile and run it, and it will simply check each entry on the list on your system […]

Remove the outlook mobile spam from the desktop version

If you are fed up with your daily advertising banner in the desktop version of outlook pushing you to the mobile app version, here is the page detailing how to remove it. How to remove the Get and set up Outlook Mobile app on my phone option from Outlook OF COURSE you should not have to opt out of these kind of ads in your paid version, and OF COURSE it should be simple and […]

Solved: xrdp immediate disconnect after login

The default install on debian will have your system boot into graphical mode; Which will prevent XRDP from working correctly. (You will get an immediate disconnect after the login screen, without much to go on in the log files). Setting the system to boot into text mode solves this problem. Set the system to boot into text mode Next, the installation of xrdp is straightforward:

Using dd to secure wipe an entire disk

Linux has many small but extremely powerfull tools, and the disk duplicator dd is one of them. By copying from the system’s random data stream onmto a target disk, we can overwrite a disk front to end, partition data and all. Make very sure abot the target disk. If you don’t get that part right, you WILL destroy something else. Assuming the disk to wipe is the SECOND disk in your system (attached wiht usb […]

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