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  1. #1
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    Oct 2002

    LSA Secrets - what is it?

    I cant find much info on the web for this. What is it? Is it just a location in the registry where windows stores passwords? What does LSA stand for?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    That's from the local security authority service.

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    Senior Member nihil's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    United Kingdom: Bridlington
    This article may help:

    Here is a tool to look at it:


    Download and use it at your own risk. Two of my security measures were less than impressed by my downloading it, so don't be surprised if your AV or security suite makes a fuss

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    Jan 2008
    Background on lsadump2: LSAdump2 uses DLL injection to bypass the normal access control on security information stored by the Local Security Authority (LSA) in a form called LSA Secrets ( Q184017 and Q230681 ).
    You'd need to be logged in as admin anyway ^^^

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