Single-Factor (password only) Authentication: It’s NOT Enough Nowadays!

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Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(TM) (CTU) researchers discovered malware that bypasses authentication on Active Directory (AD) systems that implement single-factor (password only) authentication. Threat actors can use a password of their choosing to authenticate as any user. This malware was given the name “Skeleton Key.” CTU researchers discovered Skeleton Key…

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