Browser Separation with Integration using VirtualBox

Seamless window integration of two separate operating systems, with isolated network stacks. Ransomware poses a real risk to every day web surfers. There are multipule attack vectors, drive by downloads, compromised sites and malvertising to name just a few are all huge areas of risk. This leads some to want seperation or sand boxing of …

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VeraCrypt takes a minute to pre-boot authenticate

VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software, that is based on TrueCrypt 7.1a. If you are suffering slow boot up with VeraCrypt, you password takes ages to be accepted or slow pre boot authentication then read on… When I first tested VeraCrypt with Windows 10, I had problems with it taking around a minute to …

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Windows Media Creation Tools

Note to self, and to you…  🙂 Some quick links to: Microsoft Windows Media Creation Tools Windows 7 (Media Download) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows7 Windows 8.1 – http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=510815 Windows 10 – http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=691209 Windows USB/DVD Download tool The Windows USB/DVD Download tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7/8 ISO file on a USB flash …

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Implementing Security Zones with Home Routers for the IoT early years

With the inevitable increase of internet connected devices, mainly due to the surge in Internet of Things (IoT) products, the number of vulnerable (or potentially vulnerable) devices is ever increasing. Today we have everything from internet connected thermostats and door bells to toy dolls and cars. Security zones with home NAT/Firewall routers NOTE: All references …

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