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Microsoft Netlogon Vulnerability: How to stay safe

17.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

On Friday 11th August Microsoft announced a phased two-part security update to address a recently identified vulnerability affecting Netlogon. The first stage of the update is underway, with the second phase expected in Q1 2021. Whilst Microsoft has known about the vulnerability since August, a Proof of Concept exploit has just been released, increasing the likelihood of the vulnerability being exploited.  What’s the vulnerability?  CVE-2020-1472 is an elevation of privilege vulnerability which, if exploited, could allow an attacker unauthorised administrator access to your network. The threat is present when an attacker attempts to connect to an Active Directory Server (also known as a Domain Controller) using the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC). Microsoft have given the vulnerability…

WordPress Vulnerability: Hear from a Developer

5.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

Recently we brought you the breaking news story of the new WordPress vulnerability. The flaw was discovered by Sam Thomas, Director of Research at Secarma, and was announced at Black Hat in Las Vegas, as well as the BSides MCR…

Patch it! Windows Flaw to Patch Asap

22.7.2015 by Alice Cullen

Admittedly it seems that not a day goes by at the moment without some vulnerability or patch being announced and it's pretty tricky to keep on top of it all, but this one is a stinker with an easy fix…

The Importance Of Responsible Disclosure

6.1.2015 by Jenn Granger

Attention Moonpig customers – you may want to change your account details, now-ish. Moonpig is known for personalised greeting cards, but the only greeting it’s giving customers right now comes in the form of a security vulnerability. What’s worse is…