Tag: security

RegSetKeySecurity, CRegKey::SetKeySecurity and CSecurityDesc

One thing is worth special mentioning in connection with previous post on DirectShow Filter Graph Spy on Microsoft Vista system: ATL’s CSecurityDesc class caused to waste some time. CRegKey Key; ATLENSURE_SUCCEEDED(HRESULT_FROM_WIN32(Key.Open(HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, pszKeyName, READ_CONTROL | WRITE_OWNER))); CSecurityDesc AdministratorsOwnerSecurityDescriptor; AdministratorsOwnerSecurityDescriptor.SetOwner(Sids::Admins()); ATLENSURE_SUCCEEDED(HRESULT_FROM_WIN32(Key.SetKeySecurity(OWNER_SECURITY_INFORMATION, &AdministratorsOwnerSecurityDescriptor))); The code compiles fine, but on runtime it gives error 87 (ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER, E_INVALIDARG) in the…

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Security Essen 2008

Security Essen 2008 is a global event for securty industry. The website lists exhibitors, but I would rather it is more usable in sense of listing and filtering exhibitors. Luckily, the list is parsed out for a better manipulation: And also a product category filtering: A categorized list of over 1000 exhibitors with addresses and…

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