Category: Vulnerabilities

Best Practice

MicroHard

As usual, there have been a number of announcements regarding Microsoft vulnerabilities and risks over the last few weeks. This episode however is different than the usual list of critical patched or patchable issues and brings some serious underlying issues to light.

In this blog we will endeavour to put the pieces together in order to illustrate the potential risk and identify prioritised mitigation strategies to Prevent, Detect and React.

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Best Practice

Not so secret source……

In the third week of September (this year), it was announced that a very, very serious vulnerability had been lurking in the Microsoft Netlogon Remote Protocol which enables an attacker to provide a password of all zeros and gain Administrator privileges.

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Threat Intelligence

Heartbleed – A vulnerability success story

Recent research from an SC Media survey of information security professionals provides some insight here, with 43 percent of respondents expecting threat intelligence to offer an “early warning of new threats and tactics” immediately and with minimal effort.

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