Network Security

From FBI Executive To White House CIO, A Security Expert Speaks Out

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality…” These words were written by Martin Luther King Jr. from his jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama. Although he was referring to our mutual dependency as people, he could just have easily been writing about the internet. Of course, the internet did not exist back in 1963—but

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Hackers Now Use Their Own Admin Tools Against Company Networks

As if the threatscape couldn’t hold any more danger, IT teams must now add their favorite network administration tools as possible backdoor entry points for hackers. Hackers have found a way to abuse LDAP, Kerberos, and NTLM, take over WMI and DCE/RPC, two popular network admin tools, to get admin privileges. After an initial infection

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