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Unpatched vCard Flaw Could Let Attackers Hack Your Windows PCs

January 15th, 2019
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered and reported in the Microsoft's Windows operating system that, under a certain scenario, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on Windows machine. Discovered by security researcher John Page (@hyp3rlinx), the vulnerability was reported to the Microsoft security team through Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) Program over 6

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

January 9th, 2019
Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for this year to address 49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, 7 of which are rated critical, 40 important and 2 moderate in severity. Just one of the security vulnerabilities patched by the tech giant this month has been reported as being publicly known at the time of release, and none are

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Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch

February 6th, 2017

Last weekend a security researcher publically disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Server editions after Microsoft failed to patch it in the past three months.

The zero-day memory corruption flaw resides in the implementation of the SMB (server message block) network file sharing protocol that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to crash systems with

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How to Activate GodMode in Windows 10

October 7th, 2015

Microsoft’s Windows 10, the latest version of Windows Operating System, has been creating waves since it rolled out, and reached to 110 million devices within just 2 months.
If you are a long-time Windows user, you may remember a trick called, ‘God Mode’.
God Mode is an inbuilt, but hidden feature of Windows that provides additional customization options for the operating system.
With Windows 10,

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Microsoft releases Emergency Patch Update for all versions of Windows

July 21st, 2015

In the wake of a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability in all supported versions of its operating system platform, Microsoft has just issued an emergency fix.

Yes, it’s time to patch your Windows operating system against an alarming security hole that could allow remote attackers to run malicious code on your computer, thereby taking “complete control of the affected system.”

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18-year-old Unpatched Vulnerability Affects All Versions of Microsoft Windows

April 14th, 2015

Security researchers have unearthed a serious security flaw in all supported versions of Windows that could let hackers steal users’ credentials from computers, tablets or servers running any version of Windows operating system, including the as-yet-released Windows 10.

This vulnerability in Windows was first discovered 20 Years ago:

The critical bug, dubbed “Redirect to SMB,” is a

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Bypassing Windows Security by modifying 1 Bit Only

February 13th, 2015

Among several vulnerabilities, Microsoft on Tuesday patched a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by hackers to bypass security measures on all versions of Windows operating systems from XP to Windows 10, just by modifying a single bit.

The local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2015-0057) could give attackers total control of the victims’ machines, explains Udi Yavo, the

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