Archive for the ‘windows Vulnerability’ Category

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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Hacker Discloses New Windows Zero-Day Exploit On Twitter

October 24th, 2018
A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper—who two months ago publicly dropped a zero-day exploit for Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler—has yesterday released another proof-of-concept exploit for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability. SandboxEscaper posted a link to a Github page hosting a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for the vulnerability that appears to be a privilege

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Microsoft October Patch Tuesday Fixes 12 Critical Vulnerabilities

October 9th, 2018
Microsoft has just released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday updates for October 2018, fixing a total of 49 security vulnerabilities in its products. This month's security updates address security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Edge Browser, Internet Explorer, MS Office, MS Office Services and Web Apps, ChakraCore, SQL Server Management Studio, and Exchange Server. Out of 49 flaws

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Critical Flaws Found in Windows NTLM Security Protocol – Patch Now

July 12th, 2017

As part of this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released security patches for a serious privilege escalation vulnerability which affect all versions of its Windows operating system for enterprises released since 2007.

Researchers at behavioral firewall specialist Preempt discovered two zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows NTLM security protocols, both of which allow attackers to create a

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Windows Atom Tables Can Be Abused for Code Injection Attacks

October 27th, 2016

Attackers can leverage a design weakness in all versions of Windows to carry out code injection attacks that bypass detection by security software.

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Badlock — Unpatched Windows-Samba Vulnerability Affects All Versions of Windows

March 23rd, 2016

Security researchers have discovered a nasty security vulnerability that is said to affect almost every version of Windows and Samba and will be patched on April 12, 2016, the Samba development team announced Tuesday.

So, Save the Date if you are a Windows or Samba file server administrator.

Samba is a free, open source implementation of the SMB/CIFS network file sharing protocol that

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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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