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2018-08-21 | Microsoft uncovers Russia operation targeting US political institutions, Raining Creds on an Exchange box, and Burp Suite’s new REST API
Tuesday, August 21
Microsoft Corp. took down 6 domains that Russia’s Fancy Bear group was expected to deploy as part of a phishing campaign (they say they’ve taken down 84 over the past two years). Their targets? Right-leaning conservative groups. WSJ sees this as part of an increase in politically motivated attacks [paywall] leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.
TWEET OF THE DAY
Often times, you can get a shell on an Exchange box, run mimikatz, and it RAINS clear-text creds. But obviously not all those users are interactively logging onto the Exchange system. Anyone know what mechanism is storing so many plaintext creds on Exchange boxes specifically? - @_wald0
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
Burp delivers, again. New Burp Suite REST API
What happens when you put a raspberry pi on the @defcon network? Nothing. Literally.
Amit Elazari says not having an "adequate process" to get reports from the external research community might be actionable under the law (FTC). See this CSO article published in early August for a bit more.
Duo’s Thu Pham on security hipsters and their love for the zero-trust network
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