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NSA Discovered Critical Windows Flaw and Informed Microsoft

NSA has helped Microsoft fix a highly critical Windows bug instead of keeping it for themselves. The problem concerns a CryptoAPI spoofing vulnerability that leads to multiple ways of exploitation. Microsoft...
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Windows 7 Reached the End of Support so Here’s What’s Next

Windows 7 has reached the end of the road, but about 10% of the global market is still using the old OS. China seems to be the best candidate for the explosion of...
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Windows 10 File Explorer Bugs will Have to Wait Until the New Year

Many users are having trouble with their File Explorer search function and report application freezes. Microsoft is not treating this as an urgent issue, so they will push a fix after the...

Forum Users Find a Way to Bypass Windows 7 Extended Security Update Checks

Windows 7 users are trying to find ways to keep their outdated OSes alive and well after the support ends. Microsoft will only serve security patches to a few selected eligible clients...
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Microsoft Releases November 2019 Windows 10 Patch Which Fixes 74 Flaws

The November Windows patch is out, and it comes with a large number of critical fixes. All users are urged to update immediately, as the patch covers a wide range of software...
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Researcher Demonstrates How to Exploit a 20-Year-Old Windows Vulnerability

A Google researcher has disclosed a 20-year-old bug that plagues all Windows versions since XP. The researcher demonstrated that it’s possible to gain system privileges and bypass UIPI. Microsoft ignored his...
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Windows 10 Installations in Risk from 40 Drivers of 20 Vendors

Researchers discover severe vulnerabilities in 40 drivers from 20 hardware vendors. Microsoft doesn’t look like being in a position to act as the safety net for the users. Drivers can open the...
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Microsoft Releases Monthly Windows 10 Security Update Fixing 88 Flaws

Microsoft released their June security update, and it fixes 88 vulnerabilities on Windows 10. Out of these, 19 are of critical severity, and another 65 are classified as important. Unfortunately, several...
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Windows 10 Task Scheduler Vulnerable to Local Privilege Escalation

A hacker has published a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, along with the associated proof of concept code. The exploit could be slightly modified to work on 64-bit installations as well...
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Windows 10 Update Plugs Two Already-Exploited Bugs, But There’s More

Microsoft issues their Windows 10 March update, fixing 64 bugs, 17 of which are critical. Two of the bugs were already under active exploitation, allowing hackers to perform privilege elevation attacks. ...

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