SIGRed CVE-2020-1350 Vulnerability in Windows (DNS) Server and fix


Yesterday Microsoft released an update for CVE-2020-1350, a Critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Windows DNS Server that is classified as a ‘wormable’ vulnerability and has a CVSS base score of 10.0. This issue results from a flaw in Microsoft’s DNS server role implementation and affects all Windows Server versions (not the DNS Client, and also domain controllers which have…

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TCP is not just TCP – Accelerate websites with Cloudflare

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This blog site has been using Cloudflare for a while to provide acceleration and protection mechanisms in front of the website, I’ve also been working with NetScaler/ADC for a while to optimize crappy websites. One thing that most people hate when browsing, is…

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Azure Security Center Overview and Security Ecosystem


With all the latest announcements and features that have been added to Azure Security Center lately I decided that I wanted to try and provide an overview of some of the services and integration that is part of Microsoft Azure Security Ecosystem. Most…

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Architecture of Azure Private DNS and name lookup in Azure


With the latest addition of DNS Proxy to Azure Firewall ( and looking at some of the questions I get on this blog I guess it was time to write a bit about how DNS lookup works within Microsoft Azure. How does DNS…

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The problem with multicloud strategies and products


When working in the IT-industry you are many times faced vendors that are claiming that they have a great product which provides multicloud capabilities. As I’ve seen now with more and more companies which are now moving towards public cloud(s) I see this more and more…

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Restore Deleted Files in Windows 10 using Windows File Recovery


When you delete a file in Windows (Using)NTFS, it is marked as deleted within the MFT entry for that file. The clusters that were allocated to the fille are now marked as free, within the $BitMap. As long as that those clusteres are not overwritten by new data,…

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Encryption of virtual infrastructure within Microsoft Azure


For virtual infrastructure in Microsoft Azure, there are different settings one can use to encrypt data for virtual infrastructure. This is dependent on what kind of requirements you have as a business from a security perspective. Also one needs to understand how these…

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Techcon 2020 – Virtuel konferanse

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(For Norwegian Readers) Med tanke på dagens situasjon er det mange konferanser og kurs som har blitt avlyst, for mange har dette vært et fast samlepunkt eller måte for å kunne gjøre kompetanseløft på ny teknologi. Derfor ønsker jeg å gjøre noe med…

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Veeam for Azure walktrough and features


It is finally here! Veeam for Azure. Since it was announced at Ignite last year I have been waiting for this product to be released. Veeam for Azure provides a native backup solution for virtualized workloads on Azure. A Couple of weeks ago…

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Technical analysis of Smittestopp backend Azure

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Earlier today (16th of April) FHI together with Simula launched their new app SmitteStopp (referenced here –> here you can read more about how the application functions and also what kind of data it collects. Now I was curious how this was setup…

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