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In free Bitdefender antivirus fixed vulnerability, which led to escalation of privileges

Vulnerability in Free Bitdefender Antivirus

SafeBreach specialists discovered a vulnerability in the free antivirus Bitdefender Antivirus Free 2020 (up to version 1.0.15.138 that fixes the problem). The bug received the identifier CVE-2019-15295 and scored 5.9 points on the CVSS vulnerability rating scale. The vulnerability could be used by attackers to elevate privileges to the SYSTEM level. The problem is related to the lack of proper …

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Rookit Scranos left China and seeks victims throughout the world

Scranos world effect

Multifunctional rootkit operators extended field of their activity outside China and now attack users all over the world. As say specialists of Bitdefender company, the highest number of victims is noted in Romania, France, India, Brazil and Indonesia. Scranos combines functions of backdoor, infostealer and advertisement software and can use all Windows versions, including Windows 10. Despite Scranos is on …

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