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Susan Bradley

Susan is just a wacko SBSer who started down her path by hanging out in the SBS newsgroup community. She's not a Microsoft employee or affiliated with Microsoft. Get a feel of the SBS “vibe” and join in the SBS community!

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September 26th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
https://blog.barkly.com/how-fast-does-ransomware-encrypt-files Spotted this online…. Starting at execution, here are the times it took for the following ransomware samples to encrypt the files and notify me with a ransom screen:   Chimera: 18 seconds Petya: 27 seconds TeslaCrypt 4. - Read More
 
September 25th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
This is an analysis of an email that I got…. Check it out here: https://www.reverse.it/sample/0adc7a9b3173d6db061d1c354864cecd9e43bd2b8cc25f977783921448349e95?environmentId=100# Or a shorter link to it is here: http://tinyurl.com/igniteransomware - Read More
 
September 25th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Getting ready to get on a plane tomorrow for Atlanta.  Philip Elder is heading there as well and I’m looking forward to getting his SMB and cluster views first hand. By the way have you seen the upcoming SMB virtual sessions with the new technology heading our way? SMB Tech Jumpstart: - Read More
 
September 20th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
I’ll be in two locations in September and October talking about Ransomware The first is at Microsoft’s Ignite – https://myignite.microsoft.com/sessions/20567 The second is a birds of a feather session on Ransomware at ITDEV connections in Las Vegas.  http://www. - Read More
 
August 16th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Further simplifying servicing models for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Get ready for a big change to how we install updates for Windows 7 and 8.1.  If you receive updates via windows update, your 7 and 8.1 updates are going to a cumulative 10 model. If you are managing updates with WSUS and/or - Read More
 
August 14th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2008 Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2011 Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2011 Essentials Adding Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Adding Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials There are some edits you need to make to get all of this to work.   - Read More
 
August 11th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Steps to take (assuming you haven’t upgraded to Anniversary edition yet) Step one on your Essentials R2 machine:  Ensure https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172614is installed.  It’s the July non security update rollup. On your clients, uninstall the OLD connector (it will - Read More
 
August 6th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
The R2 problem is being investigated at this time – will keep you posted Issues seen with: Essentials R2: I think the old connector isn’t being uninstalled and we’re getting two connectors installed.  I think.  Under investigation. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/ - Read More
 
August 4th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/group-policies-for-enterprise-and-education-editions If you look at that list it pretty much makes it that group policy doesn’t allow you to block consumerish apps or to customize the start menu. And be aware that if you go in the group - Read More
 
August 1st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
http://www.thirdtier.net/women-in-it-scholarship-program/ When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.  Or in the case of Amy Babinchak, when attackers go after your clients, you get this brainy idea to take the ransomware protection kit project and use it as a fundraiser to get women into - Read More
 

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