Black Viper
Black Viper
Aug 102003

Related Questions: Why is LSASS.exe shutting down my computer after 60 seconds? Why is svchost.exe crashing my computer? Why is dllhost.exe taking 100% of my CPU time? A buffer overrun is the cause of an issue affecting many versions of Windows to include NT, 2000, XP and 2003. The main indication of this is a 60 second shutdown counter just after connecting to the internet or “right after” an attack attempt. “Strange” network activity while you are not downloading or surfing is another key factor. Upon examination of my firewall [Continue Reading]

Aug 102003

All E-Mail is caught up and I also corrected several errors, mainly invalid links, in the Windows 2000 Services Configurations and Windows 2000 Services Descriptions. Several articles and items I would like to post or do in the near future are as follows: Windows 2000 registry patches: To go along with the Windows XP Services Registry Information. Red Hat 9.0 Install Guide Windows XP Services update to include Service Pack 2 (upon release) Asherons Call 2 Review: 8 months in the making… it is 80% done. I really should finish [Continue Reading]

Aug 072003

I managed to hunt down the time to attempt to catch up on some old E-Mail. Some people have already received a reply, others have not. I still have around 150+ to go through with more arriving hourly, but I should be up to date by Friday. Hopefully, I will not fall so far behind again. I am rather grateful that one of my (few) family members visited me for the week and I took a much needed break from the computer to relax and catch up on TV. Something [Continue Reading]

Aug 022003

Unfortunately, I fell way behind with regards to my E-Mail load. I took a few hours off. I currently have over 230+ E-Mails in my inbox. I am trying the best that I can to get to everyone. However, delays in my response will be obvious.

Jul 312003

In an extension to my previous Quick Rant on ICQLite’s new version including ads, I also must report that if you do not elect to install the updated version, ICQLite will no longer function after a few days. So much for using IM ever again. I have never liked AOL anyway. 🙂

Jul 272003

FREE BEER! Now, obviously, I am not offering free beer or ever going to on this website or any other. However, I have placed this web page here for educational purposes to guide my readers in understanding the various Social Engineering techniques that are out today, and attempt to get you to do something you would normally not do. Please, read on… Introduction Social Engineering has been around since the dawn of time. The whole idea is to trick people into doing something that they would never wish to do [Continue Reading]

Jul 252003

The web site and network will be up and down randomly for the next few days due to my ISP working on their backbone equipment. Hopefully, after the transition, I will be able to acquire additional bandwidth for even faster web site access. I appreciate your patience during this transitional period.

Jul 242003

I wish to thank Ken C., AKULA, Woody and Robert T. for assisting me in verifying my DNS servers configuration. Thanks again!

Jul 212003

I have included on the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide, files that contain and modify the Description information to display my Windows XP Services Information in the services.msc description pane (extended view). This will allow you to avoid bouncing between the online version or the printable version. Please visit the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide for more information and the small downloadable files. Feedback and success stories with regards to this new information would be appreciated. Please contact me with any issues you may find as, even though [Continue Reading]