Tuesday 24 September 2019

How To Identify Ransomware To Try and Get Your Files Back

ID Ransomware is a free service that lets you upload a ransom note and/or sample encrypted file to identify from over 750 different types of ransomware which one may have encrypted your data. Once identified, it will attempt to point you in the right direction, and let you know if there is a known way of decrypting your files. See: https://id-ransomware.malwarehunterteam.com/

Friday 20 September 2019

FREE Copy Of The Microsoft 74-409 Exam Study Guide

Veeam are offering a free copy of the study guide for the Microsoft 74-409 exam on Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper‑V and System Center by Orin Thomas. The guide covers each of the exam objectives. Read this study guide to learn how to create and configure virtual machine settings, virtual machine storage and virtual networks. You’ll also learn about:

- Hyper-V failover clustering
- Virtual machine movement
- Virtualization monitoring
- Disaster recovery

To download, see: https://go.veeam.com/microsoft-certification-exam-74-409

Wednesday 18 September 2019

How to Disable SMBv1 in Windows and Windows Server

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 protocol are still being exploited today by EternalBlue and others. Turn off SMBv1 today to stay safe. It's not worth the risk, for many the only reason for running it was compatibility with Windows XP. For instructions direct from Microsoft, see: