Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 3» 2006.Jan

Covering it up

Having read this paper the reader should by now realize that NTLM, an authentication mechanism that probably most computers on this planet support, is actually a big threat to hosts and entire networks. Especially with the recently discovered remote Windows exploits that require valid accounts on the victim machines for the attacker to log into first, a worm that makes people visit a website, which in turn makes them log into a rogue server that breaks the hash and automatically exploits the victim is a frightening threat scenario.