OK this may sound like a weird thing to want to do. If you have a PC that has no password associated with it and you lock it all you do is click back in and you don't need to enter in a password. Well I have built a home theater PC and I have it joined to my Domain so it has to have a password because it's a domain user. I created a policy preference and associated it to the PC that will create the registry key's that will allow this pc to log in automatically. But what I'm wanting is to lock the machine and not need to enter in the password to unlock it.
A new worm is flooding Twitter accounts, enticing people to read information about acai berries or "acainews". The tweet typically starts off with the person claiming weight loss after drinking acai berry extracts and shows links to "acainews". The Acai Berry worm spreads like wild fire as it sends out thousands of tweets per minute. What’s more is that it has hijacked a large number of twitter accounts turning them into spammers. This attack has been the fastest-spreading in Twitter’s security history.
When surfing online there are many things you can do to protect yourself. Here are just a FEW of the things you can do:
Do you have admin rights to a computer that you want to lock other users out of? If you are this is the perfect solution for you. You can lock folder out from other users so they CANNOT acess them !
Every time the blocked folder will be accessed, it will ask for administrator password. Therefore making the folder will be locked out permanently from other unless you undo this !
Have you ever wondered how hackers get your passwords? Most of the time it was using a Brute-force hacking script program. One like the picture below
No, not really.... So no trying to hack me please. However, after studying some recently hacked accounts, one person discovered that "123456" showed up the most when looking at 1000 passwords.
A researcher who examined 10,000 Hotmail, MSN and Live.com passwords that were recently exposed online has published an analysis of the list and found that “123456″ was the most commonly used password, appearing 64 times.
Forty-two percent of the passwords used lowercase letters from “a to z”; only six percent mixed alpha-numeric and other characters.
So for the past 2 months 8000 comcast customer's user names and passwords have been posted on the web for everyone to see. A customer did a Pipl search on himself and came across the list. Comcast was contacted, and obviously the list has been removed. Comcast is also freezing all the affected email accounts. Read more HERE.