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Archive for October 14th, 2011

The Woes of Cloud-Based Web Security

Posted by William Diaz on October 14, 2011


Our Production ISAs’ have an added cloud-based layer of security to protect our network from malicious web content. Every now and then, though, we run into false-positives. Some of these are:

Intentionally Corrupts Downloads

The Case Of The Corrupt Download & The Case of the Zip File That Wouldn’t Open

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Resolve That Application Crash The Easy Way

Posted by William Diaz on October 14, 2011


Sometimes Microsoft applications do a a good job at identifying the problem module when they crash. For example, in the Windows Vista/7 OS IE crashes with “Internet Explorer has stopped working”. Simply click the Details chevron to and look at the Fault Module Name:
SNAGHTML1b8ce9d
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