11 Most common computer security threats

THREAT #1: VIRUS Description: A virus is a piece of software that can replicate itself and infect a computer without the permission or knowledge of the user. A virus can only spread when it is transmitted by a user over a network or the Internet, or through removable media such as CDs or memory sticks. […]

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How to verify Account Brute Force Possible Through IIS Printers Directory Authentication Interface

Qualys scanning found a vulnerabilities-“Account Brute Force Possible Through IIS Printers Directory Authentication Interface” as below. I need to do black box testing to verify this vulnerability. If anybody would be willing to help, it would be greatly appreciated! ————————–——– THREAT: A “printers/” directory has been found active on your Microsoft IIS Server and is […]

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Account Brute Force Possible Through IIS Printers Directory Authentication Interface

Qualys scanning found a vulnerabilities-“Account Brute Force Possible Through IIS Printers Directory Authentication Interface” as below. I need to do black box testing to verify this vulnerability. If anybody would be willing to help, it would be greatly appreciated! ————————–——– THREAT: A “printers/” directory has been found active on your Microsoft IIS Server and is […]

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What is an Account lockout Threshold

This is a policy setting determines the number of failed sign-in attempts that will cause a user account to be locked. A locked account cannot be used until it is reset by an administrator or until the number of minutes specified by the Account lockout duration policy setting expires. You can set a value from 1 […]

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