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AD Object Detection: Detecting the undetectable (dynamicObject)

What an auditor want to make sure is that you have non-repudiation in place. This also applies to...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 07/05/2017

Forensics: Active Directory ACL investigation

A Couple of Sensitive Spots Active Directory are full of delegated rights and permissions that grant...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 01/28/2017

Finding an Attribute's Property Set

Attributes vs Property Set If you are granting access on an attribute level it's most likely you end...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 12/08/2016

PowerShell: Malware detection and tracking of new autoruns

Old Project realized A month ago I reinstalled one of my PC's and thought of a project I started...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 02/20/2016

Port Mirroring for Advanced Threat Analytics

The main data source used by ATA is deep packet inspection of the network traffic to and from your...

Author: fredengren Date: 12/23/2015

SCOM tuning: the video

Thanks to Jonas Lenntun from Approved Consulting AB in Sweden, you can now...

Author: Danny Hermans [EST8] Date: 11/28/2014

Prevent Lateral Movement With Local Accounts

What is Lateral Movement? Lateral movement is an activity used when an attacker is scavenging a...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 10/16/2014

Access denied on C:, even though you have given the user Full Control

Overview One of my customer was in the process of migrating away from Windows XP. As a part of this...

Author: fredengren Date: 04/07/2014

Get location of Hyper-V Virtual Machines with Powershell

Sometime you probably like to re-install your system or replace a disk where you have installed...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 10/11/2013

Effective Rights - What can users do?

I guess I'm not the only one that have been sitting and wondering .. Hmm.. What permissions does...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 10/08/2013

Take Control Over AD Permissions and the AD ACL Scanner Tool

What is the state of your delegation? Have you a documented and recent report over the permissions...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 05/13/2013

How to get DRM protected E-Books to be able to be read on a Windows 8 RT device

During the evening yesterday my daughter wanted to read some E-books on her new Windows RT slate....

Author: fredengren Date: 03/26/2013

Do You Allow Blank Passwords In Your Domain?

Do you or did you back in the days use your own code or a third party tool to create user accounts...

Author: Robin Granberg Date: 12/10/2012

DS Role Service Disabled

In Windows Server 2012 there is a new service called DS Role Service.This is used for the promotion...

Author: fredengren Date: 11/09/2012

Step-by-step walkthrough: Installing an Operations Manager 2012 Gateway

Step-by-step walkthrough: installing an Operations Manager 2012 Gateway Server To make this...

Author: Danny Hermans [EST8] Date: 10/15/2012

Upcoming Windows Milestones Shared with Partners at WPC

More information can be found here:...

Author: Danny Hermans [EST8] Date: 07/10/2012

Upgrading CLM or ILM 2007 to the latest binaries

The upgrade history for CLM/ILM has vastly improved with the ILM FP1 SP1 release, with this release...

Author: Ingolfur Arnar Stangeland Date: 06/20/2012

Windows Phone and the PFE == Don't Panic

Anyone who's ever read Douglas Adams' HGTTG knows the value of having a traveling companion you can...

Author: Ingolfur Arnar Stangeland Date: 06/04/2012

Failed to read %PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE environment variable from Win32_Environment WMI class

For those wanting to get rid of the SCCM MP error (introduced in the latest version 6.0.6000.3)...

Author: Danny Hermans [EST8] Date: 05/16/2012

Update rollup 2 for AD FS 2.0 available

Update rollup 2 for AD FS 2.0 is now officially available at

Author: Ingolfur Arnar Stangeland Date: 05/10/2012

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller is available

System Center 2012 Operations Manager Update Rollup 1 is now available and can be downloaded here...

Author: Danny Hermans [EST8] Date: 05/08/2012

Controlling CSP selection during autoenrollment through the pKIDefaultCSPs attribute

We want to enable autoenrollment for our Bitlocker installations but want to allow clients without...

Author: Ingolfur Arnar Stangeland Date: 05/08/2012

New blog for Platform PFE's in Sweden created

The purpose of this blog will be to evangelize the work the PFE organization in Sweden is doing.

Author: Ingolfur Arnar Stangeland Date: 05/03/2012