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PyKD Tutorial – part 1

Sina Karvandi 0

Using windbg script syntax is such annoying thing that almost all reverse engineers have problems dealing with it but automating debugging gives such a power that can’t be easily ignored. A good solution to solve this problem is using the power and simplicity of Python and Windbg together. If you aware, Windbg also supports c-like binaries as extensions so there is a praiseworthy tool called PyKD which does the hard thing and connects Python and Windbg together in a straight and usable…

Active Directory Certificate Services Overview and Migration

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Active Directory Certificate Services Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) is a role in Windows Server which allows you to fully implement a PKI infrastructure. AD CS also provides templates and web services for issuance and management of certificates. In this guide we will cover basic concepts of AD CS and provide a method for migration of this service to another windows server . This won’t be an in depth guide because you can find the information you need in…

Getting started with Windows Server command line

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Hello everyone, In this post I am going to introduce some basic commands that are used to configure Windows Server. Of course if you are using Windows Server with GUI, you may not need these command at all (except for automation maybe). However if you work in an environment in which you configure windows network on a regular basis, you need to know some basic stuff B) OK, Imagine you have installed Windows Server Core 2012 R2 on a server…

Thread Scheduling

Sina Karvandi 0

Right now I was studying about how CPU and Windows schedule a thread and how can they find the current thread and next thread or even a list of threads that are ready to run,Honestly I don’t find any good example which explains about how it manages by kernel structures then I found this ppt file which seems to be a presentation from Microsoft. (I’m not sure.) But I should say its writer (David B. Probert) gives me a lot…

Fooling Windows about its internal CPU

Sina Karvandi 0

In this post, I’m gonna show you how you can fool windows about its internal structure and sometimes give it wrong information about its internal capabilities or internal information which can bring you a lot of fun. (At least for me !) But don’t do that it can hurt your system actually but this post is about how to change CPU Capacity measurement of Windows and see its result in user-mode programs. There is a good article here which gives you lots…