Archive for the ‘Hacking Windows’ Category

New GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections

June 23rd, 2017

Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft PatchGuard kernel protection could allow hackers to plant rootkits on computers running the company’s latest and secure operating system, Windows 10.

Researchers at CyberArk Labs have developed a new attack technique which could allow hackers to completely bypass PatchGuard, and hook a malicious kernel code (rootkits) at the kernel level.

PatchGuard,

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This Code Injection Technique can Potentially Attack All Versions of Windows

October 28th, 2016

Guess what? If you own a Windows PC, which is fully-patched, attackers can still hack your computer.

Isn’t that scary? Well, definitely for most of you.

Security researchers have discovered a new technique that could allow attackers to inject malicious code on every version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, even Windows 10, in a manner that no existing anti-malware tools can detect,

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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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