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2007-12-15

FireCAT


FireCAT is a well-organized catalog of the list of Firefox extensions for auditing purpose. Quite handy and easy to read. Update regularly. The latest version is FireCAT 1.3, released on 2007-11-27.

Top 10 malware registry launch point


Just to bookmark the page:
Top 10 malware registry launch points

What if you forget your Windows NT password?


Check this out. The page is in Chinese but don't worry if you cannot read it, just watch the embedded video:
忘記 Windows NT 帳號密碼時如何登入

Kind of too funny. XD

Yes, Windows NT is so out-dated, but the fact is that there are still tons of large-scale organizations using such obsolete OS. Be aware man!

2007-12-11

VirusTotal


VirusTotal is a useful website for you to upload a suspicious files to check for viruses and malwares. It will use more than 30 anti-virus/malware engines to scan the uploaded files so it would be quite accurate, yet not 100%:

[quoted from the warning notice of the service]
Although the detection rate afforded by the use of multiple antivirus engines is far superior to that offered by just one product, these results DO NOT guarantee the harmlessness of a file.

Not only the service helps the users, but also helps the anti-virus/malware software vendor to collect the latest samples of viruses/malware. Unless the file contain sensitive or confidential information, I would recommend everyone to try this service out.

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