Imagine using a machine that never gets full because you know how to bypass or free up more space to hold more data. The NTFS compression feature can help you to manage the straightforward task of making your files smaller on storage media. The Windows 10 operating system, with its New Technology File System (NTFS) […]
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The Windows operating system automatically removes “..”at the end of each file. So, what happens if we have a process that uses the name “file1..” to check the signature of Antivirus products? We can try to see what happens: Here are the files we have created above: Microsoft’s taskmgr Fake malware with the name “file..” […]
In the Windows Operating system, there are three types of links: Hard links Junction links Symbolic links A hard link creates a second directory entry to a file such that it can reference a file using more than one reference path. A symbolic link creates a new file altogether that references an already existing file. […]
This article illustrates how to hide the destination of directory junctions and thwart possible attacks.
This article describes how to create files that cannot be found using the “…” dots in Windows
It’s possible to create folders without permissions. Microsoft has released a security path that addresses this vulnerability by correcting how the NTFS file system reviews its access credentials.
It’s possible to dump Alternate Data Streams (ADS) using the /r switch in the dir command. Moreover, you can also use the streams.exe tool found within the Windows Sysinternals to dump the streams On earlier Windows versions, ADS was hidden by concealing the reserved names as the base names. Examples of such names include CON, […]
ADS is a feature of the NTFS that allows you to complete various tasks, including bypassing path restrictions. This article describes how to achieve that.
Alternate Data Stream (ADS) is a feature of the Windows New Technology File System (NTFS) that, surprisingly, has both good and bad aspects.
In this article, we’ll uncover both its two sides so that you can be prepared at using it.
Active Directory Domain Services is a key feature in a networked Windows environment. Therefore, understanding how it operates can assist in maintaining the optimal operations of your network.