In the last few years, security researchers and hacker have found an easy way of gaining access to passwords without the use of dumping the Windows hash table.
When improperly configured, the passwords are stored in memory, often in plain text.
This week, we discuss Mimikatz, and methods by which you can protect your environment by hardening Windows against such attacks.
Links to blogs:
Praetorian Report on pentests: http://www3.praetorian.com/how-to-dramatically-improve-corporate-IT-security-without-spending-millions-report.html
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