Microsoft Powershell Script to patch Bitlocker bypass flaw on Windows

Two available versions “The sample PowerShell script was developed by the Microsoft product team to help automate the updating of WinRE images on Windows 10 and Windows 11 devices,” Microsoft said. “Run the script with Administrator credentials in PowerShell on the affected devices. There are two scripts available—which script you should use depends on the […]

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Microsoft OutLook Threat Advisory 2023

Pelstar Computer Systems kindly urges all users to update Microsoft Outlook after the discovery of a critical vulnerability, CVE-2023-23397, in the email client that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild. Microsoft released a patch for the privilege escalation vulnerability on Tuesday as part of its monthly security update. Along with the patch, Microsoft released […]

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Microsoft Access Control Abuse

An access control gap in Microsoft‘s Active Directory (AD) service may allow users within Windows environments to access domains beyond those for which they are authenticated, all while IT admins are none the wiser. AD, Microsoft’s catchall identity management service for authenticating computers, printers, users, or really anything participating in an IT environment, is built […]

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Zero-Day Bugs Allow Security Feature Bypass in Microsoft Applications [March 2023]

IT teams should prioritize the patching of two zero-day vulnerabilities, one in Microsoft Outlook’s authentication mechanism and another that’s a Mark of the Web bypass, security experts said today. The two are part of a cache of 74 security bugs that Microsoft disclosed in its March Patch Tuesday security update. In a blog post, researchers […]

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Ransomware Attacks on Schools

Ransomware Cyberattacks on Schools Ransomware Cyberattacks on Public Schools OMG! Public school districts tend to fall below what is commonly called the “cybersecurity poverty line,” a haves-and-have-nots division between organizations equipped with the resources to implement strong security measures and those challenged by insufficient IT budget, expertise, and other factors. A large company can afford […]

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