TED Talks = BS in the long run

by zitstif on Sep.27, 2015, under Videos

I know this is out of the norm for what I usually post. But the salient reason for why I posted this is because I’m tired of blind belief of x or y ism, religion, or even blind belief of science.

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THENEWLIST.txt update (THENEWLISTupdated.txt)

by zitstif on Sep.25, 2015, under Posts

I’ve compiled another HOSTS block list for those who want to block crap. If you’re not sure how to add the list to your hosts file, check out:


You can download the updated HOSTS block list from here:


shasum: f94c3aee2e1483bc945e6a728ba8c70df821f5c3

Here’s a mirror:


Enjoy less crap on the internet!

WARNING: I have tested adding this to my Windows 10 hosts and I have noticed svchost.exe (owned by NETWORK SERVICE) spikes up in CPU usage and DNS functionality stops responding momentarily until the mentioned process calms down in CPU usage. On my work computer running Windows 7 Professional in a domain environment the same service would spike up and seem to cause a DOS condition with DNS functionality and would not respond. USE WITH CAUTION AND TEST BEFORE DEPLOYING IN PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENTS.

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Windows Activation URL

by zitstif on Jun.16, 2015, under Posts

Are you ever tired of having to call Microsoft’s automated system to activate your Windows install? Use this URL instead, it’s ten times faster after you have your installation ID window up (accessible via slui.exe 4 in the run prompt):


#Update 7/30/2015

Should you have problems with that URL, try this one:


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Another good reason why to disable WPS on your access points…

by zitstif on Jun.04, 2015, under Videos

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Time to rejoice! OpenSSH official support coming to Windows!

by zitstif on Jun.03, 2015, under Posts


Granted you can already install cygwin and setup an openssh server (which is a pain), according to multiple sources OpenSSH will be supported by the Microsoft Powershell team. It is honestly about time, because if you’ve ever had to work with Windows Server Core edition, you may have felt like me and thought it was stupid that you would have to RDP into a system for command line access.

I have a strong gut feeling that the Metasploit community (who already seem to love Powershell for AV evasion) are going to have a lot of fun with a Microsoft OS builtin OpenSSH package that may even be able to be installed via the new package manager(?).

What do you guys, gals and bots think?

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