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Researchers patch Microsoft's 'Petitpotam' vulnerability patch

Researchers patch Microsoft's 'Petitpotam' vulnerability patch

August fix did not cover all vectors.
Aug 20 2021 1:34PM
Wrong Windows file permissions allow admin privilege escalation

Wrong Windows file permissions allow admin privilege escalation

NTLM hashed passwords accessible through shadow volumes.
Jul 21 2021 6:39AM
Microsoft says Israeli group sold tools to hack Windows

Microsoft says Israeli group sold tools to hack Windows

Spyware used to target dissidents.
Jul 16 2021 6:45AM
Researchers bypass Windows Hello facial recognition biometrics

Researchers bypass Windows Hello facial recognition biometrics

Specialised camera hardware needed to mitigate against attack.
Jul 14 2021 6:22PM
Microsoft's PrintNightmare patch doesn't work: researchers

Microsoft's PrintNightmare patch doesn't work: researchers

Remote code execution and privilege escalation still possible.
Jul 8 2021 10:19AM
Patches released for exploited Windows PrintNightmare bug

Patches released for exploited Windows PrintNightmare bug

All supported Windows versions need updating.
Jul 7 2021 11:47AM
Researchers accidentally publish 'PrintNightmare' Stuxnet-style zero-day

Researchers accidentally publish 'PrintNightmare' Stuxnet-style zero-day

Users advised to disable Print Spooler service on Windows.
Jul 1 2021 10:53AM
Microsoft unveils Windows 11

Microsoft unveils Windows 11

Looks to challenge Apple's business model.
Jun 25 2021 6:35AM
Ancient update driver endangers hundreds of millions of Dell computers

Ancient update driver endangers hundreds of millions of Dell computers

Allows kernel mode privilege escalation.
May 6 2021 10:26AM
Microsoft second-phase "Zerologon" patch kicks in this week

Microsoft second-phase "Zerologon" patch kicks in this week

Insecure third-party devices could be cut off from Active Directory.
Feb 12 2021 6:34AM
Google unravels state-of-art Android and Windows exploit chains

Google unravels state-of-art Android and Windows exploit chains

Highly sophisticated attackers used four zero-days.
Jan 13 2021 11:10AM
'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

Researcher's honeypot picks up exploitation attempt.
Sep 28 2020 6:51AM
DOS Subsystem for Linux breaks cover

DOS Subsystem for Linux breaks cover

Penguinistas cop a load of HIMEM.SYS.
Sep 23 2020 11:57AM
Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols, out of band channel hijacking and real-time phishing.
Sep 16 2020 3:34PM
'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

Vulnerability patched last month far worse than thought.
Sep 15 2020 11:49AM
Windows Defender update takes out Citrix

Windows Defender update takes out Citrix

Definition 1.321.1319.0 quarantines Broker Service.
Aug 14 2020 6:57AM
Two exploited zero-days fixed in Patch Wednesday

Two exploited zero-days fixed in Patch Wednesday

120 bugs squashed in total.
Aug 12 2020 12:42PM
Boothole GRUB2 bug breaks Secure Boot on Linux and Windows

Boothole GRUB2 bug breaks Secure Boot on Linux and Windows

Fixes will have to be carefully tested and deployed to avoid bricking.
Jul 30 2020 12:39PM
Remote work revenue could help Microsoft offset coronavirus impacts, analysts say

Remote work revenue could help Microsoft offset coronavirus impacts, analysts say

But lower-than-expected sales anticipated in areas like advertising on LinkedIn.
Apr 29 2020 6:26AM
Windows Defender chokes on two-dot file names

Windows Defender chokes on two-dot file names

Microsoft releases update.
Apr 17 2020 8:12AM

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