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I response to the comment that we are allowing the attacker to have physical access to the machine: There's a running joke in security called The 10 Laws of Security. Law #3 is If a bad guy has unrestricted physical access to your computer, it's not your computer anymore. So yes, if the bad guy can walk up to the machine, reboot it off a USB stick ...


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Everyone has read access to system32, but only administrators have write access. If you want to write to system32 as a Windows user, you need to conduct what is called a privilege escalation which elevates a normal user to admin. This can usually be prevented by proper user management and configuration since there are many possibilities to elevate ...


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You've not specified what SQL your using. Keep in mind that Microsoft SQL Server will only execute onto Windows operating system. I'll make the assume that your using Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server. Firewall: Blocked all connections. Allow port 1433 (SQL TCP) for your computer which talks to SQL only Allow port 1433 (SQL UDP) for your computer ...


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I'm with TesselatingHeckler that you should really think twice about this because making a big project with half-assed copy pasta solutions in server and SQL is really a bad idea. You can read up the information necessary but as said, its just really broad. You should probably start with the database as this is the most critical part of an application and ...


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For securing a server you can follow the TCP/IP Model for trying to have the most secured system possible. With this model you will apply the principe of secure in depth and you will apply a secured principe on each layer of the model. Example: If your SQL server talk with only a few servers in the same local network you can do a static ARP table with ...


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It's best to create a bootable USB/CD for Tails and not run it through a VM. Tails forces your internet connection through Tor, so if there any vulnerabilities with Tor (exit nodes, etc...) then you will be compromised. For internet banking and things that require more security, it might be best to install Linux (Debian is a good distro) alongside Windows, ...



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