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How does Windows 11 handle incrementing low-level syscalls compared to W10

I implemented my own version of SysWhisperer2 to parse ntdll and dynamically resolve syscall service numbers in Windows 11 under the assumption that the methodology would still be able to process ...
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Bitlocker on Windows 11 local account

I've recently upgraded my computer security by encrypting all the drives on in with BitLocker (I'm using Windows 11 Pro). Unfortunately, I ran into a rather fastidious bug that prevents me from ...
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is it necessary for cURL to check for CRL in Windows?

I'm trying to set up cURL to get data from remote server at any sitaution. I use --tlsv1.3 --tls13-ciphers TLS_CHACHA20_POLY1305_SHA256 --http2 to make it as secure as I can think of, using Windows 11....
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Can forcing people to not lock their Windows be taken as a security problem? [closed]

Today I have finally resolved one of the most irritating (at least for me) features of Windows 11. That is fact that my computer goes to sleep 60 seconds or so after I lock it even though I have set ...
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Is it still recommended to block Living Off The Land Binaries (LOLBins) in Firewall?

https://lolbas-project.github.io/ Realistically, do we still need to block cmd.exe or certutil.exe in Windows firewall, on latest version of Windows? Lolbins are for Linux too but my question is only ...
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Is it recommended to disable Autoplay in Windows 11 from a security perspective?

Historically, Autorun has been an attack vector, but a lot has changed since then, Windows Security (Defender) and lots of improvements to everything. so now I'm wondering, on latest Windows 11 build, ...
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Is RDP wrapper any more or less secure than the built-in RDP?

I have read several sources indicating that RDP may have some vulnerabilities. Without delving into that, is RDP wrapper any more or less secure than the built-in RDP, when it is enabled? I read ...
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How to get rid of TrustedStreams.life malware? [duplicate]

I have a Windows 11 PC, and several members of my family who aren't terribly savvy about what notifications they click "OK" on. Result: I now have some kind of malware called "...
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Is there a way to find out which certificates came preinstalled with Windows and which ones installed afterwards? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to find out which certificates, whether machine level or user level, came preinstalled with Windows (when using official Microsoft ISO file to clean install the OS) and which ...
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How do you secure a Windows 11 PC connected directly to modem without a router?

I saw this post but it focused more on Linux. It sounds to me that the main thing that makes using a router more secure is the fact that it blocks any inbound stuff, which sounds simple enough to set ...
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Does only having Microsoft Office installed make you vulnerable to the CVE-2022-30190 RCE or having Windows as your OS is enough?

I was wondering whether you need to have Microsoft Office installed to be vulnerable to CVE-2022-30190 RCE. As far as I understand, MSDT is the issue here (the attack vector so to say) and as shown ...
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What is the point of an OS (Win11) requiring a TPM (or vTPM) beyond a layer of DRM?

Windows 11 requiring a TPM of some sort seems more like a DRM preventing me from duplicating a W11 Virtual Machine on multiple systems and distributing it versus any tangible benefit to the end-user. ...
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Is it safe to run Android apps natively on Windows 11

Are Android apps run in isolated sandbox/virtual machine on Windows 11 (like apps running in Bluestacks)? I'm interested in terms of security to make sure even malware android apps will not get ...
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Is Windows 10 Insider Build usable within SOC 2 compliance? [closed]

Or Windows 11 pre-release, just cause I'm curious? (By employees if that wasn't implicit.)
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