Windows scripting

Windows scripting

A set of commands that Windows executes. See PowerShell and Windows Script Host.
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And the nation's losses are forecast to rise further on new cyber threats, including attacks on built-in Windows IT admin tools, PowerShell files and Windows Scripting executables.
In an ironic twist, or Cyber Catch-22, cybercriminals are utilising essential or built-in Windows IT admin tools, including Power shell files and Windows Scripting executables, to deploy malware attacks on users.
The rising leader in the development of Windows scripting tools, FastTrack Software, has announced that its product offers a solution to issues some users are facing with TeamViewerA, one of the major solutions for desktop sharing and online cooperation over the Net.
Canterbury, United Kingdom, January 01, 2014 --(PR.com)-- FastTrack Software, the emerging leader in the development of Windows scripting tools, today announced its product provides a solution to issues some users are experiencing with TeamViewer[R], one of the leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet.
This guide for intermediate-level system administrators covers the basics of PowerShell and explains how it relates to existing Windows scripting practices.
Norton AntiVirus, for instance, automatically disables the Windows Scripting Host, which creates the vulnerability allowing nefarious scripts within e-mail messages to do their dirty work.
He offers a number of practical suggestions, such as having the IT administrator turn off Windows scripting host in Windows 98.
Friendmess.A, also known as Friend Message, infects all Windows systems with the Windows Scripting Host turned on.
Because the virus only works when Windows Scripting Host software is active F-Secure advises users to make the viral attachment harmless by disabling the software.
It's a complete replacement for VBScript, PowerShell, Bat files, KiXtart and other Windows scripting tools.
Jones, a Windows scripting consultant, offers a Windows administrator's guide to using Microsoft's key scripting technologies.
In the case of a VBS file, it will be Windows Scripting Host, and with an EXE file, it will be a Widows command processor, etc.