Tips - SQL Server 2016 Evaluation Expired

In case you installed SQL evaluation edition and trying to upgrade it to a licensed copy you will probably face to service is not staring with:

error code 17051, Severity: 16, state: 1 
SQL Server evaluation period  has expired 

(viewing Errorlog)

Here is relative article that will help you.

https://www.codykonior.com/2017/11/30/upgrading-an-expired-sql-server-2016-evaluation-edition/

Hacker - RDP Brute force attacks and detecting mode

Here it is an interesting Microsoft article that discuss about RDP Brute force attacks on systems that has RDP port published on internet. Focus is detecting this attack types.

https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2019/12/18/data-science-for-cybersecurity-a-probabilistic-time-series-model-for-detecting-rdp-inbound-brute-force-attacks/

Pay attention to these article sections information:

"...In the Windows operating system, whenever an attempted sign-in fails for a local machine, Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) registers Event ID 4625 with the associated username. Meanwhile, source IP addresses connected to RDP can be accessed; this information is very useful in assessing if a machine is under brute force attack. Using this information in combination with Event ID 4624 for non-server Windows machines can shed light on which sign-in sessions were successfully created and can further help in detecting if a local machine has been compromised...."

"....on. While Microsoft Defender ATP already has many anomaly detection capabilities integrated into its EDR capabilities, which enrich advanced threat protection across the broader Microsoft Threat Protection, ...."

Outlook - Restore the Unread Mail folder (Outlook 200x/201x/365)

Here it is Microsoft official article that instruct you on how to re-enable "unread email" folder in Outlook 200x/201x/365 in case it is no longer available.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/restore-the-unread-mail-folder-a51a806f-9b83-4fe8-87d2-f1d7c1f55815

Tip: You can also open the New Search Folder dialog box by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+P.

Here they are some screenshot about resolution steps done on Office 365:





Hacker - ShellShock & Heartbleed

Today I am taking note about an old Linux Vulnerability, ShellShock, that was discovered in September 2014 that easily gave ability to execute malicious commands with root admins on vulnerable systems.

More details are here indicated.

His severity was similar to Heartbleed (a security bug in the OpenSSL cryptography librar)

Tool - qradmin condominium network and app

Today I am taking note on blog an interesting website and network that permit you to manage condominium in a revolutionary way.

More details can be found here:

http://www.qradmin.it

have fun ;)



Tips - How to view Altadefinizione for free and without registration

During this time period I found several interesting films at below streaming website.

https://altadefinizione.date/

Unfortunately it is necessary registration and credit card code insertion too. (no money should be charged)

Luckily I found a workaround to bypass this restriction.

You simply need to install this two browser extensions and click on x pop up when registration is requested.




In this way thousands of films are now available without registration.

I hope this workaround would be useful for someone.

Mobile - TooGoodToGo - Buy Unsold food (close to expire date) in a "magic box"



Entirely world food production processes generates 8% amount gases responsible for Global Warming issue.

1/3 food available is wasted going directly to trashcan and without been eaten.

Too Good To Go App allows you to buy unsold products (close to their expire date) in a "magic box" container.

This is giving you two great advantages:
  1. Dramatically decreases wasted and not eaten food.
  2. Money savings for both sellers and buyers.
HOW TO:
  • Download app, register, order unsold food (of the day) and retire it at the shop (using magin box)
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La produzione del cibo e' responstabile dell'8% dell'emissioni di gas serra prodotte a livello mondiale.

1/3 del cibo viene sprecato

Too Good To Go permette di ritirare il prodotto invenduto (e vicino alla scadenza) in una magic box.

In questo modo si avranno due vantaggi:


  1. Ridurre il cibo sprecato
  2. Risparmio economico sia per i venditori che per gli acquirenti.
COME:

Basta scaricare la app, registrarsi, ordinare l'invenduto del giorno e, con magic box, ritirare l'invenduto del giorno presso il negozio.