Microsoft Netlogon exploitation continues to rise

Cisco Talos is tracking a spike in exploitation attempts against the Microsoft vulnerability CVE-2020-1472, an elevation of privilege bug in Netlogon, outlined in the August Microsoft Patch Tuesday report. The vulnerability stems from a flaw in a cryptographic authentication scheme used by the Netlogon Remote Protocol which — among other things — can be used…

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Tone – Simon Wilson

Weeknote for week commencing Monday 21 September 2020 Talking to someone this week they mentioned how at the moment they find it — and I quote — “nerve wracking” getting feedback to their work. Here’s a chat between two “senior”, “experienced” people. Hey, with all that experience you’d think they’d been through it all, the…

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3 things I learned this week – volume 21 – comms2point0 free online resource for creative comms people – comms2point0

Rishi doesn’t love me, a time to celebrate, and beautiful things keep happening by Darren Caveney 1. Rishi doesn’t love me Over 3 million consultants, creatives, freelancers, directors of ltd companies and self-employed people haven’t qualified for a penny of Government grants since lockdown kicked in in March. Not a penny. In over six months….

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Catch up with the first TICTeC Seminar – mySociety

Open Data: an essential, not just ‘nice to have’ Would societies around the world be better able to respond to the pandemic, if more or better open data were freely available? That was the question put to our expert panel on Tuesday, in the first in our series of online TICTeC Seminars. Karabo Rajuili of…

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Shed life, then and whatever is next – Simon Wilson

Going into my little summer break I wrote a little list of things I was going to do. Even for such a little list in the end I did not much of it. For the first time in years I had a break where I did nothing work related. I didn’t reach out to anyone…

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What happens when something goes wrong – dxw

We thought it would be helpful to explain what happens at dxw when something goes wrong with a service or website that we manage. Our technology team use incident reviews to understand why an issue happened and the best way to stop it happening again. Sometimes it’s not possible to prevent a repeat incident, but…

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