Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Recent Microsoft Collaboration

As most are aware in the security world, today Microsoft released guidance and security updates to help better protect customers from security vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft’s Active Template Library (ATL). These are issues that IBM, iDefense, and Microsoft have collaborated very closely on in order to responsibly disclose and address the various issues outlined in the bulletins that were released for Visual Studio and Internet Explorer . As part of this collaboration between the researchers and the vendors, Mark Dowd, Ryan Smith, and David Dewey have published a guest blog on the Microsoft BlueHat blog about the nature of the collaboration, the challenge in addressing such vulnerabilities, and how these specific issues are just a portion of the overall presentation they are giving at BlackHat USA on Wednesday. We encourage everyone to take a moment and read the guest BlueHat blog from the three researchers as well as take some time to also reference the other Microsoft resources on this issue at the MSRC blog and the Microsoft Security Research Defense blog, in addition to the IBM X-Force advisories and the Microsoft bulletins MS09-034 and MS09-035. We hope this provides additional resources and analysis for our customers and the general public to better understand the vulnerabilities present in the Active Template Library as well as our collaboration with Microsoft and iDefense on these issues. We also hope to see you at both X-Force presentations on Wednesday at Blackhat USA.


Monday, August 3, 2009

How to enable the Windows Task Manager and Regedit Editor?

Today tip will help you to unlock the windows Regedit Editor and Task Manager. Normally the reason of this message is that your computer has been infected by virus, trojan, or piece of spyware and message look like" Registry editor has been disabled by your administrator" or "Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator". By default Windows Task Manager and registry editor status is enabled, but a user can also disable or enable it manually. Some time a registry hack applies on both editors to disable it. Before proceeding further, first scan your system with up-to-date antivirus, and then follow the given steps to enable it.

To enable this feature, you will need to be logged into your computer with administrative rights.

First go to the link of registry tools to access the useful script file and download it to your computer hard disk.

Now double click on this file to run this .vbs file and .... more....

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