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// March 9th, 2010 // No Comments » // Security

For those that have used peer guardian exclusively for the past few years, phoenix labs has release their new product, peerblock. PeerBlock lets you control who your computer “talks to” on the Internet.  By selecting appropriate lists of “known bad” computers, you can block communication with advertising or spyware oriented servers, computers monitoring your p2p activities, computers which have been “hacked”, even entire countries!  They can’t get in to your computer, and your computer won’t try to send them anything either.

Download peerblock.

cannot map to DFS/IFS shares on vista/7/8

// March 9th, 2010 // No Comments » // AS400, Security, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista

On your Vista/7/8 PC do the following:

1) Click All Programs-Accessories-Run and type secpol.msc and click OK.

2) Verify if dialog box appears.

3) From Security Settings console tree, expand Local Policies then click Security Options.

4) In the right pane, scroll down to the setting called ‘Network security:Lan Manager authentication level Properties’ and double-click it.

5) Note the current value and change it to be ‘Send LM & NTLM – use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated’.

You should now be able to access network shares on any DFS/IFS system such as an AS/400.