Mitigating Credential Theft using the Windows 10 Isolated User Mode

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In this video Seth Moore describes another benefit of the Windows 10 Isolated User Mode: credential theft mitigation. He first describes the kinds of credentials that can be stolen and how a hacker gains access to them. He then describes how the Windows 10 Isolated User Mode prevents the typical techniques from ever working. It is truly a fascinating look at how the Windows kernel group is continuing to innovate in order to protect us from being compromised. The best part for me is how hesitant Seth was to declare victory when it comes to having a bullet-proof system: this kind of attitude shows the level of vigilance the operating system folks have when it comes to securing our computing environments.



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