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Windows 11 to Deprecate NTLM, Add AI-Powered App Controls and Security Defenses

The Hacker News

Microsoft on Monday confirmed its plans to deprecate NT LAN Manager (NTLM) in Windows 11 in the second half of the year, as it announced a slew of new security measures to harden the widely-used desktop operating system.

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BTS #19 – A Year in Review on Offensive Security, Defensive Landscapes, and Global Implications – Tyler Robinson

Security Boulevard

In this episode, we delve into the dynamic world of supply chain security, recapping the significant developments of the past year. Join us as we explore the evolution of offensive security, defensive landscapes, and the key actors shaping the cybersecurity landscape.


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How phishing attacks evade traditional security defenses

Tech Republic Security

Two of three phishing pages analyzed by Armorblox were hosted on legitimate services to try to sneak past the usual security protection.

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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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New AdLoad Variant Bypasses Apple's Security Defenses to Target macOS Systems

The Hacker News

A new wave of attacks involving a notorious macOS adware family has evolved to leverage around 150 unique samples in the wild in 2021 alone, some of which have slipped past Apple's on-device malware scanner and even signed by its own notarization service, highlighting the malicious software ongoing attempts to adapt and evade detection.

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Cisco to offer Webex air-gapped cloud system for security, defense work

CSO Magazine

Building on its WebEx product line, Cisco plans to deliver an air-gapped, cloud-based collaboration system for companies involved in US national security and defense work, extending the secure offerings the company already provides to industries that require collaboration tools with strong security measures to meet US government requirements.

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Towards native security defenses for the web ecosystem

Google Security

Posted by Artur Janc and Lukas Weichselbaum, Information Security Engineers With the recent launch of Chrome 83, and the upcoming release of Mozilla Firefox 79, web developers are gaining powerful new security mechanisms to protect their applications from common web vulnerabilities.