Fix Word zeroday vulnerability with SRP

There is a new zeroday attack that is installing malware on a fully patched Window machine. It uses a vulnerability in all versions of Microsoft Word. The attack start with an e-mail, with a malicious Word document, once opened the exploit code downloads a malicious HTML application file that looks like a RTF document. Behind the scenes, the .hta file…

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Add users to Security and Compliance Retention Policy with Powershell

You may want to add all your users to a Security and Compliance retention policy to preserve all email content when it’s changed or deleted. Unfortunately new users won’t be added to the retention policy, you will have to add them manually. With Powershell it’s possible to get a list of all you Exchange mailboxes and get a list of…

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Disabling automatic creation of direct reports groups

Starting in April 2017, Office 365 will start with automatically creating direct reports groups in Outlook if you have managers with 2 to 20 direct reports. Depending on the size of your company this feature can create a lot of private Outlook groups, and it’s on by default! The groups will be named “<Manager’s Name>’s direct reports” Disabling the auto…

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Convert a VMDK to VHD disk

Converting a VMDK to VHD with PowerShell is really easy. We all find our self in a situation that we have a “old” VMware VMDK disk that we need to convert to Hyper-V VHD disk without a VMware of Hyper-V host. Converting vm disk without a host can be done by using the PowerShell modules that come with Microsoft Virtual…

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Deploying printers with GPO to Win 10

Deploying printers is in basic pretty simple if you have Print Management installed on a server. I can tell and show with screenshots how you set it up, but there is enough written about that already. The problem I ran into was that users didn’t get the printers on Windows 10. They were not allowed to install the driver. If you…

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