April 01, 2014 Added by:Tal Be'ery
One of the new security features in the latest Windows release (Windows 8.1) is the “Restricted Admin mode for Remote Desktop Connection”. This measure is meant to enhance Windows credential protection against attacks such as Pass-the-Hash and Pass-the-Ticket. However, it appears that cure might be worse than the disease as the new “Restricted Admin mode” opens a new attack surface for the...
March 31, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
We commend Microsoft for its willingness to reconsider its policies, and we think it made the right decision.
March 27, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Approximately 40% of PC users still run desktop versions of Windows XP as well. Windows XP has been regarded by many as the best version of Windows ever.
March 25, 2014 Added by:Rebecca Herold
According to NetMarketShare at the end of February, 2014, 30% of all folks using Windows desktop computers were still running Windows XP.
March 24, 2014 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
The search in the Kibkalo case may have revealed criminal activity, but it was also conducted in Microsoft’s self-interest, which is an exceedingly dangerous precedent.
March 17, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin
Threat actor profiles can be used by a fledgling threat intelligence operation to organize their knowledge about who is “out to get them” and who they observe on their network. Such knowledge organization helps prioritize incident response and alert triage activities.
March 14, 2014 Added by:Wayde York
The press has come out with the fact that Target received a warning about malware and hacking before 40 million credit cards were compromised. While we should not string up the security analysts at Target, we may have to spank their managers.
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