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A quick Citrix microapp hack to get notifications when there’s a Citrix Security Bulletin

Credit to Gabe Carrejo and the Patrick Quinlan for their work on this.
It’s possible to use the Citrix Support Security Bulletin RSS feed with Citrix microapps to notify you (or a group) when there’s a new Security Bulletin from Citrix

Rough Steps:

Copy this RSS URL: https://support.citrix.com/feed/products/all/securitybulletins.rss
If you want to narrow the feed down to a specific … Read more »

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Creating a Site to Site Routed VPN using DD-WRT and OpenVPN

Scenario
I needed to setup a site-to-site VPN between my home and my parent’s home, so that we can back up our stuff offsite – mostly documents and precious digital photos.
Requirements

I wanted it to be a proper routed VPN network, not a bridged one. By that I mean an OpenVPN tun setup, not an OpenVPN tap … Read more »

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Finally, a management tool for Bitlocker

I first deployed Bitlocker and AD integration with Windows 7 Enterprise back before it was publicly released (that gap between when it gets released to Volume Licence customers, but not to the public). It wasn’t easy, and I had to use some interesting hacks and self-discovered cludges gleaned from old Vista documentation, as the Win … Read more »

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Logging in through Facial Recognition…

On reading about the new Asus N10J, it seems that it allows you to log in using your face:

Smart Technology – Quick Logons through Facial Recognition
Continuing with the tradition of breaking tradition, ASUS introduces a whole new way in which users logon to their computers—through facial recognition. The SmartLogon system detects the user’s face and … Read more »

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If you buy a Mac because you think they can’t be infected…

Think again:
Two pieces of malicious software affecting Apple’s Mac OS X appeared this week: a Trojan horse with the ability to download and install malicious code of an attacker’s choice, and a hacker tool for creating backdoors, according to security vendors.
The Trojan — called ‘OSX.RSPlug.D’ by Intego, the Mac security specialist that discovered the threat … Read more »