#[http://securityvulns.com/Zdocument248.html Maintaining administrative access on the DL] - [Larry] - Compromise a system and now create an account (or use ASPNET) for maintaining access. Hopefully a good admin will note that, if you make the user an admin in the admin group. So, how do you keep it under wraps? This issue with SAM allows for a user to be modified so that it looks like a regular user, but with admin privileges. Microsoft says that there is no investigation needed, as other vulnerabilities are required to compromise the system first.
#[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/12/08/nasa_disk_wiping_failure/ How do astronauts wipe?] - [Larry] - Apparently not very well. NASA has been found to be disposing of a couple of machines that had not been properly sanitized. In addition to un-wiped hard drives, several machines were found to be marked externally with identifying information and ip addresses…
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