What Is NetBIOS?

What Is NetBIOS?

NetBIOS is a protocol used to provide communication services for the Windows operating systems. NetBIOS was developed early 1980’s for small networks for communication. NetBIOS standardized with the RFC 1001 and RFC 1002. NetBIOS Services NetBIOS provides 3 main services. These services are generally used by the Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows 7, … Read more

How To Stop SMBv1 In Windows?

How To Stop SMBv1 In Windows?

The SMB protocol is used to share files and folders and use services remotely in Windows operating system. SMBv1 is the first version provided nearly 30 years ago. In September 2016 Microsoft provided the MS16-114 security update related to the SMBv1. According to this update and related vulnerability, SMBv1 is not considered secure and exploited … Read more