Tag Archives: UAC

Windows pitfalls: Names defines a program’s UAC behavior

[German]Today a blog post about a weird thing in Windows, that was unknown to me. The name of a program (.exe) can influence its behavior when it comes to accessing user account control. Windows has a build in heuristics to … Continue reading

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Windows: UAC opens hidden in background

Just a brief blog post about a rare Windows issue. Some users are facing a strange problem: The UAC prompt won't be shown – it opens invisible in background. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...