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Windows NT Security FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Windows NT Security.

This FAQ about Windows NT Security was compiled and written by Christopher Klaus cklaus@iss.net with numerous contributions by others.


This paper is Copyright (c) 1994, 1995, 1996
by Christopher Klaus of Internet Security Systems, Inc.

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-01 Access control lists (Windows NT Security)
To really lock NT down hard, set the root directory to full access ...
-02 Network Access (Windows NT Security)
Give careful attention to who is allowed to log on from the network ...
-03 PPTP (Windows NT Security)
Point to Point Tunneling ...
-04 Registry (Windows NT Security)
In the registry, Remove write permission to Everyone from HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT,...
-05 File Shares (Windows NT Security)
Go through all the shares that are available and make sure that ...
-06 MicroSoft IIS Web Server (Windows NT Security)
Versions prior to 1.0c were vulnerable to allowing users to execute ...
-07 FTP Server (Windows NT Security)
Many times FTP is configured to allow anyone to log in and have access ...
-08 NFS Server (Windows NT Security)
Network File System can easily be configured to allow anyone to have ...
-09 RLogin Server (Windows NT Security)
There is an rlogin server that comes with NT. Rlogin is a service ...

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