Android 

Newly Discovered Android Trojan Hijacks Routers

Switcher takes advantage of Android users to infect WiFi routers in ‘dangerous new trend.’ The most common way for threat actors to compromise a network router is to attack it directly. The other and potentially more scalable way is to try and get individual users to unwittingly do it for them. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a dangerous new Trojan dubbed Switcher that is designed to infect and hijack WiFi routers via compromised Android end user devices. The malware masquerades as two legitimate Android apps—an Android client for…

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Windows 

Map a drive from the command prompt

To map a network drive from the command prompt we have to use the net use command. If you already know the UNC path to your share, then you’re good to go–the following command will map the movies share to the S drive. net use s: \\tower\movies Your share will probably be protected with some sort of authentication, and the user switch allows us to specify a username and password. The following example assumes: The username you authenticate with on the remote machine is HTG The password for the HTG…

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Windows 

How to Shut Down and Reboot Remote PCs via the Command Prompt

Microsoft’s Remote Desktop service is a great way to manage remote Windows PCs, regardless of whether they’re in the next room or on the other side of the world. With a good network connection between systems, Remote Desktop gives a user virtually all of the power and capabilities in a remote session that they would enjoy if sitting in front of the remote computer directly, with one notable exception: shutdowns and reboots. If you open a Remote Desktop session to another Windows PC, even via an account with full admin…

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HP Service Codes 

HP Service Pin Codes

Only use these if you understand what you are doing HP Printer Model Service Menu PIN Code LaserJet 2300 11230002 LaserJet 2410 10241004 LaserJet 2420 10242004 LaserJet 2430 10243004 Color LaserJet 3000 11300005 Color LaserJet 3500 10350003 Color LaserJet 3550 10350003 Color LaserJet 3600 11360005 Color LaserJet 3700 10370003 Color LaserJet 3800 11380005 LaserJet 4100 MFP 04410002 LaserJet 4101 MFP 04410002 LaserJet 4200 11420002 LaserJet 4240 04424005 LaserJet 4250 09425004 LaserJet 4300 11430002 LaserJet 4345 MFP 11434504 LaserJet 4350 09435004 Color LaserJet 4600 04460002 Color LaserJet 4610 05465004 Color LaserJet…

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