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Sept. 14, 2022, 5:03 p.m. | SC Staff

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Threat actors have been leveraging the new Sysinternals PsExec utility implementation developed by Pentera to facilitate lateral movement across targets' networks using the less monitored Windows TCP port 135, indicating that blocking port 445 alone is insufficient, reports BleepingComputer.

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