What SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting today SimeonOnSecurity has been keeping up with the latest developments in the tech world. Today, he learned about XFS and its capabilities for backing up and restoring file systems. He found an informative article on the Red Hat website detailing the process and best practices for using XFS. SimeonOnSecurity also updated his Shodan_PS repository on GitHub, which contains useful scripts for using the popular search engine for Internet-connected devices.
What SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting today Today, SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting topics related to NTFS tweaks and various repository updates. In the world of file systems, NTFS is a commonly used file system for Windows. To enhance its performance and reliability, SimeonOnSecurity found a great resource on PonderWorthy discussing NTFS tweaks using fsutil. The article offers insight into how to optimize the NTFS file system for better performance and stability.
What SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting today Today, SimeonOnSecurity delved into the topic of auditing and enforcing Windows Defender Application Control WDAC policies. WDAC is a feature in Windows that helps to prevent unauthorized or untrusted software from running on a device. It provides a means of controlling which applications can run on a device, thereby helping to improve the overall security of the device. Auditing and Enforcing Windows Defender Application Control WDAC Policies: # Microsoft - Audit Windows Defender Application Control Policies Microsoft - Deploy Windows Defender Application Control policies by using Group Policy Microsoft - Deploy Windows Defender Application Control policies by using Microsoft Intune Microsoft - Enforce Windows Defencer Application Control Policies Updated Repos: # SimeonOnSecurity - Windows-Defender-Application-Control-Hardening Videos of Interest: # Disrupt - Earth’s Deadliest Computer Virus John Hammond - How to move FAST in the Linux Terminal Microsoft 365 - Microsoft Defender Application Control ShortCircuit - My Dongle is HUGE!
What SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting today SimeonOnSecurity recently learned about two topics in the field of computer security: CVE-2020-17049, also known as the Kerberos Bronze Bit Attack, and Windows Token-Based Activation. The Kerberos Bronze Bit Attack, as explained in a series of blog posts by Netspi and in a post by Trimarcsecurity, is a vulnerability in the Kerberos authentication protocol. This vulnerability could potentially allow an attacker to compromise an Active Directory, which is a central repository for information about an organization’s users, computers, and other resources.
What SimeonOnSecurity learned about and found interesting today SimeonOnSecurity is a person who has a keen interest in security and privacy and has come across several resources today that they found interesting and would like to share with others. One of the resources that caught their attention is the “Awesome Security” list on GitHub. This list contains an extensive collection of awesome security tools and SimeonOnSecurity plans to continue exploring and learning about the items on this list.