List of “Security Technology”

  • Verification of Windows New Security Features – LSA Protection Mode and Credential Guard Security Technology
    Verification of Windows New Security Features – LSA Protection Mode and Credential Guard
    In most of the targeted attack cases, often multiple computers get infected by malware, rather than just a single computer, and attackers continue compromising other computers across the network, including important servers. For this “lateral movement” purpose, password hash is often targeted. In order to enhance protection against such information theft, LSA Protection Mode for Windows 8.1 etc. and Credential Guard for Windows 10 Enterprise have been introduced. In this...

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  • AppContainer’s Protecting Effects on Vulnerability-Exploited Web Browsers Security Technology
    AppContainer’s Protecting Effects on Vulnerability-Exploited Web Browsers
    Our previous article “Enhanced Protected Mode in Internet Explorer” (published in August 2015) introduced that running the browser with Enhanced Protected Mode in 64-bit mode is effective in the protection against attacks exploiting vulnerabilities. This entry will verify the effect of “AppContainer” against attacks, which is another function related to Enhanced Protected Mode for Windows 8 and later. AppContainer and Web Browser AppContainer is a sandbox which runs applications in...

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  • Enhanced Protected Mode in Internet Explorer Security Technology
    Enhanced Protected Mode in Internet Explorer
    Hi, it’s Shusei Tomonaga again from the Analysis Center. My previous post discussed the mitigation effects against damages caused by malware infection by enabling Internet Explorer’s (hereafter “IE”’s) Protected Mode. In this article, I’d like to introduce an even stronger security function called “Enhanced Protected Mode”, which is a feature of IE 10 and 11 - its overview and preventive effects against damages caused by malware infection. OVERVIEW OF ENHANCED...

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  • Protected Mode in Internet Explorer Security Technology
    Protected Mode in Internet Explorer
    Hello, this is Shusei Tomonaga again from the Analysis Center. JPCERT/CC has been observing cases where vulnerability in Internet Explorer (“IE” hereafter) is leveraged in targeted attacks, etc., resulting in system takeover or configuration change by a third party. In fact, IE has several functions to prevent such exploits. In this article, I will introduce one of the functions called “Protected Mode” – its overview and effects. OVERVIEW OF PROTECTED...

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  • English Version of HTML5 Investigation Report Now Available!! Security Technology
    English Version of HTML5 Investigation Report Now Available!!
    Hi! I’m Takuho Mitsunaga from Watch and Warning Group. I am pleased to announce that JPCERT/CC has just released a report "Investigation Report Regarding Security Issues of Web Applications Using HTML5 (English version)." As mentioned in the previous posts - JPCERT/CC at “CODE BLUE” and Presenting HTML5 security at OWASP AppSec APAC 2014, through publishing a report (Japanese version), we have worked to point out the issues and raise awareness...

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