[windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your network - suggestions

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 09:10:27 +0100

Nice, and also rather ingenious IMO! 

How old kid(s) are we speaking?

-- 
/Sorin


>-----Original Message-----
>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:windows2000-
>bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Patrick
>Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 6:12 PM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your network - suggestions
>
>ok guys, after some serious talking to, the kid has decided to let us in on 
>some of his
>tricks.
>
>
>
>1.      Download zip files allows him to get to the C: drive by being able to 
>access the
>Temp Internet files.
>
>2.      If he disconnects the computer from the network, it installs a local 
>profile for
>him, giving him access to the C: drive and the “Run” command.
>
>3.      He  runs a “compressed” cmd file from within PowerPoint.
>
>4.      By running “Find Printer” he is able to find users accounts.
>
>5.      He accesses “command.com” (the equivalent of cmd.exe).
>
>6.      He runs cmd.exe to get to files on the servers.
>
>
>
>Should this kid not be studying, rather than keeping me busy?
>
>
>Anyway, just thought to share.
>
>
>
>Thanks
>
>Patrick
>
>
>________________________________
>
>From: Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:54:33 PM
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your network - suggestions
>
>Yes I understand kids will be kids but it covers you.
>Jim Kenzig
>Blog: http://www.techblink.com
>Twitter: http://twitter.com/kenzig
>Twitter: http://twitter.com/InternetPilot
>
>
>
>On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Patrick <london31uk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>
>       Hi Jim,
>
>       This is an idea I have suggested, and I think there is a good case to
>push this forward. Whats I have found is that no matter how tight you try to 
>make
>things the kids will seek to break in. In most cases because they do not 
>understand
>what the consequences could be if enforced.
>
>       Really annoying.
>
>
>
>       Thanks
>
>       Patrick
>
>
>
>________________________________
>
>       From: Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms/ <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
>       To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>       Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 1:59:44 PM
>
>       Subject: [windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your network -
>suggestions
>
>
>       Well I am not sure about Australia but here we do have computer
>hacking laws and a simple "Your current computer activity appears to be 
>illegal and
>you may be prosecuted if you do not cease and desist" dm to the computer may be
>enough.   You of course also make sure that you have a proper logon privacy
>message in place prior to logon that requires an OK click.
>       Here is ours:
>
>       THIS SYSTEM IS FOR USE OF AUTHORIZED PERSONS AND
>ACTIVITIES ONLY!
>       Activities may be subject to monitoring, recording, and periodic audits
>       The system and all content are property of CCPL and are NOT
>considered private.
>       The organization may access any users accounts or communications.
>       Anyone using this system expressly consents to the above and to all
>CCPL Policies and Rules regarding
>       computer and Internet use and security.
>         OK
>
>       This should cover you legally at least.
>       Regards
>       Jim Kenzig
>       Blog: http://www.techblink.com <http://www.techblink.com/>
>       Twitter: http://twitter.com/kenzig
>       Twitter: http://twitter.com/InternetPilot
>
>
>
>       On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Berny Stapleton
><berny@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>
>               Yes, it was actually regedit and they were modifying the
>SAM.
>
>               Quite clever really, but a little frustrating.
>
>               2009/3/25 Robert K Coffman Jr. -Info From Data Corp.
>               <bcoffman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
>               > Scheduled task can run in System context & allow
>someone to launch a cmd
>               > prompt or something with basically full control of the
>system.
>               >
>               > -----Original Message-----
>               > From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>               > [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
>Of Sorin Srbu
>               > Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 3:39 AM
>               > To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>               > Subject: [windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your
>network - suggestions
>               >
>               > Could you please elaborate on the scheduler thing,
>what's that about? Thx.
>               > --
>               > /Sorin
>               >
>               >
>               >>-----Original Message-----
>               >>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:windows2000-
>               >>bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Berny Stapleton
>               >>Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:38 PM
>               >>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>               >>Subject: [windows2000] Re: How to tighten up your
>network - suggestions
>               >>
>               >>Oh, turn off the scheduler. Keep your patches up to
>date. (That's the
>               >>one that caught me)
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