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New PsExec spinoff lets hackers bypass network security defenses

Bleeping Computer

Security researchers have developed an implementation of the Sysinternals PsExec utility that allows moving laterally in a network using a less monitored port. [.].

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What Is Stateful Inspection in Network Security? Ultimate Guide

eSecurity Planet

However, some host-based firewalls , gateways, and specialized equipment also incorporate stateful inspection for specific security use cases to hide high-value assets or block DDoS attacks. Network Security Stateful inspection improves general network and cloud security for all assets screened by the feature.

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Top 12 Firewall Best Practices to Optimize Network Security

eSecurity Planet

The consistent implementation of firewall best practices establish a strong defense against cyber attacks to secure sensitive data, protect the integrity and continuity of business activities, and ensure network security measures function optimally. Preview the results before making modifications to the firewall rules.

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34 Most Common Types of Network Security Protections

eSecurity Planet

Whether you’re operating a global enterprise network or a small family business, your network’s security needs to be optimized with tools, teams, and processes to protect customer data and valuable business assets. Many of these tools protect resources connected to networks, thus shutting down threats as early as possible.

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Volt Typhoon Disrupts US Organizations, CISA Issues Alerts

eSecurity Planet

It’s an in-depth assessment of the target’s network infrastructure, with a focus on discovering vulnerable devices such as routers and VPNs. Volt Typhoon prepares for future stages of operation by gathering vital knowledge on network security and topology, system configurations, and potential vulnerabilities.

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Menlo Security Finds Cloud Migration and Remote Work Gives Rise to New Era of Malware, Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats (HEAT)

CyberSecurity Insiders

.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Menlo Security , a leader in cloud security, today announced it has identified a surge in cyberthreats, termed Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats (HEAT), that bypass traditional security defenses. The top three brands impersonated in phishing attacks are Microsoft, PayPal, and Amazon.

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What Is a Circuit-Level Gateway? Definitive Guide

eSecurity Planet

Key Circuit-Level Gateway Features Circuit-level gateways provide a very narrow network security solution to manage communication connections. This solution applies security policies to the two key features: proxy capability and stateful inspection.