Category Archives: Security

Heads up ISA 2006 admins! New ISA hotfix package!

Hi, Microsoft has released a September hotfix package for ISA 2006 to fix some bugs found on the product. The list of fixes are below: 2618727 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2618727/ ) FIX: Users in remote forests cannot change their passwords through ISA Server … Continue reading

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TechEd Brazil 2011, how it was?

                                   Figure 1 – TechEd Brazil                                   Figure 2 – Microsoft booth at TechEd Brazil Well, in my last post I said that TechEd Brazil conference was my next stop. I can tell you guys it was a really great, well … Continue reading

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What to do when you think your computer is infected and your antivirus solution does not detect it?

The scenario Hi fellows! It’s being a while since my last post. Let’s say I am having pretty busy weeks. A lot is going on at work, don’t take me wrong, to me that’s good! The sad part is that … Continue reading

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Time to update your TMG 2010 infrastructure

This Patch Tuesday (June, 13) Microsoft released many security bulletins, one of them was MS11-040. The bulletin discuss about a privately reported security vulnerability in Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Client that could allow RCE (Remote Code Execution). … Continue reading

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The power behind MRS and SmartScreen

Hi folks! I must confess when Firefox 2.0 was made publicly available I had to move from Internet Explorer 6, since it´s features were very outdated and had no tabbed browsing. Since then, Internet Explorer team got a “wake up … Continue reading

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Forefront TMG 2010 is Common Criteria certified

Last year Microsoft have submitted Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 to Common Criteria certification. The Common Criteria process is evaluated by BSI, a German Federal office for Information Security. This is one of many proves that TMG 2010 can … Continue reading

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It is OK to install Windows 2008 R2 SP1 on TMG SP1 and UAG SP1

As I mentioned on my previous blog post, it is fine to install Windows 2008 R2 SP1 on machines running Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG). Yesterday ISA/TMG team blogged about this subject making … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is RTM! Should I install it?

Today Microsoft will release Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It brings new enhancements such as Dynamic Memory for Hyper-V and RemoteFX for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Besides, of course, all the released fixes until … Continue reading

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Using SSL Decoder to inspect outbound HTTPS traffic on ISA Server 2006 – Part 3

If you want to check out the other articles from this series: Using SSL Decoder to inspect outbound HTTPS traffic on ISA Server 2006 – Part 1 Using SSL Decoder to inspect outbound HTTPS traffic on ISA Server 2006 – … Continue reading

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Supportability for ISA/TMG co-location with a DC

Introduction Hi, this post was inspired by two sources. The first one is a question asked at the message boards from http://www.isaserver.org by a member named jamal007. The second one is by a post from a friend of mine: Uilson Souza … Continue reading

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