Re: How secure is your Windows Computer?
From: Ian Kenefick (flick_at_iol.ie)
Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 16:19:05 +0100
Lars M. Hansen wrote:
> On 3 May 2004 00:23:08 -0700, mailbox spoketh
>>Let's all go to our C:Windows Directory after we have made all of our
>>files in this directory visible. Tell the group the names of the
>>Folders and Files which show as a light color and let's discuss this.
>>Dangerous code is always discovered in this directory and but you
>>need to enable the Windows Features to (view or show) all Hidden
>>Let's see how secure your computer actually really is!
> I'll bite. I don't have a c:\windows folder since I'm running W2K, but
> I'll substitute with c:\winnt. So, here's the list:
> Installer (interesting folder, lets go in)
> Offline Web Pages
> Now, for some "hidden" files:
> Well, who knew that the W2K logo's where hidden files and a security
> Now, what's your analysis, Debbie? How badly hacked is my computer?
> Lars M. Hansen
> (replace 'badnews' with 'news' in e-mail address)
> I don't have a c:\windows folder since I'm running W2K
but he said
> C:Windows Directory
in Windows 2k winnt is the Windows Folder %windir% ;-)