Category Archives: Security

How to limit a single connection to 128 Kbps?

You can not limit a single HTTP request’s connection speed. You can limit individual hosts to some bandwidth rate. To limit a group of hosts, then you must use a delay pool . For example: acl only128kusers src 192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0 acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 delay_pools 1 delay_class 1 3 delay_access 1 allow only128kusers delay_access 1 deny […]

M$ Security :13 security bulletins address 34 vulnerabilities — 22 of them critical

This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for October 2009. With the release of the bulletins for October 2009, this bulletin summary replaces the bulletin advance notification originally issued October 8, 2009. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. For information about how to receive automatic notifications […]

VIsta Hack :NoDriveTypeAutoRun and AutoPlay

Registry Instructions for NoDriveTypeAutoRun One interesting feature of NoDriveTypeAutoRun is that you can set the value in either HKLM** or HKCU. If you go overboard and configure both, then the Local_Machine over-rides the Current_User. 1. Type ‘regedit’ in the Start Search dialog box. 2. Navigate to this path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer 3. If necessary create a dword […]

Vista Hacks :Block writing to USB Removable Disks

Block writing to USB Removable Disks To block your computer’s ability to use USB Removable Disks follow these steps: 1. Open Registry Editor. 2. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlStorageDevicePolicies 1. Create the following value (DWORD): WriteProtect and give it a value of 1. Note: As always, before making changes to […]

Vista Hacks: Block usage of USB Removable Disks

Block usage of USB Removable Disks To block your computer’s ability to use USB Removable Disks follow these steps: 1. Open Registry Editor. 2. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesUSBSTOR 1. Locate the following value (DWORD): Start and give it a value of 4. Note: As always, before making changes to […]