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Quickly find all GPOs with PKI settings

When doing PKI audits and also when troubleshooting autoenrollment I want to see if there are multiple Group Policies that configure contradictory PKI settings. Instead of manually going through all GPOs I wrote a PowerShell script that lists all GPOs … Continue reading

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Translate Windows messages in other languages

Sometimes I run into error messages in foreign languages, like this French one: Ok, I admit it, I made the dialog box myself, but the message text is real. And I have no idea what it means. So, how can … Continue reading

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LastPass now also free on mobile devices

The password manager LastPass has always been free to use in your web browser, but they just announced that they will no longer require a paid subscription for accessing your LastPass from mobile devices: If you are not using a … Continue reading

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Get free SSL certificates with Let’s Encrypt

I have previously blogged about how you can get a free SSL certificate from the Certification Authority called WoSign, but they have been misbehaving lately (see details here) and some big companies like Apple, Google and Mozilla are actually considering … Continue reading

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Links from my Windows Security and ATA session

A few days ago I spoke about IT security in general and Advanced Threat Analytics in particular at Microsoft’s headquarter in Stockholm. I showed a few sites and was asked to share them. So here they are: Norse Norse is … Continue reading

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My Advanced Threat Analytics session (in swedish)

About a month ago I gave a talk about Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) at TechX, a Microsoft event here in Sweden. The session is now posted on YouTube and available for everyone to see. Please note that the talk … Continue reading

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Installing CA via PowerShell : “-Whatif” not working

I just installed a CA server for testing, and noticed something strange. First I installed the binaries with the cmdlet Add-WindowsFeature, without any issues: When I was about to install and configure the CA role with the Install-AdcsCertificationAuthority cmdlet, I … Continue reading

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Forced password change at next logon and RDP

If your AD account has the “User must change password at next logon” option enabled: and you try to logon to a RDP session (with correct credentials): you might encounter this error message: “You must change your password before logging … Continue reading

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Keep your OneDrive storage size

A while back Microsoft announced that the storage in the free version of OneDrive will be decreased from 15 GB to only 5 GB. The bonus storage of 15 GB extra when activating Camera Roll Backup in OneDrive will also … Continue reading

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How does your browser react to certificate errors?

Sometimes I need to see how my browser (or some other device) reacts to different certificate issues. Examples of issues are: Expired certificate Revoked certificate Self-signed certificate Certificates with wrong subject Mixed content (http content on a https web page) … Continue reading

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