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Microsoft IE11 vulnerability is more dangerous than it seemed as browser Edge is also sensitive to it

Researchers noted strange behavior in Windows 10 that can allow intruders remotely steal files that are stored on hard disks after user opens malware file in Microsoft Edge. For the first time problem was reported when cybersecurity researcher John Page published information about vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 that allows opening access to files on Microsoft OS. Page also …

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Hackers more than half a year had access to correspondence of Microsoft mailing services users

Microsoft mail hacked

According to Microsoft report, between January 1, 2019 till March 28, 2019, third parties had access to data, connected with foreign email-accounts. Company explains that unknown intruders compromised account details of unnamed technical service employee and got access to folders, email themes, email-accounts and other correspondence details. Although initially Microsoft denied that hackers had access to letters and attachments, soon …

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Microsoft report: in March hackers actively used WinRAR vulnerabilities

WinRar hacked

Microsoft published details of Windows-managed attacks on computers in media companies that took place in March. In the attacks, criminals utilized famous WinRAR vulnerability that gained popularity within criminal groups in the latest months. Hackers armed themselves with it immediately after publication by Check Point company, on February 20. That time researchers demonstrated how through this vulnerability code with the …

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In new patch Microsoft corrected 74 bugs, including two 0-day vulnerabilities

Microsoft Corporation issued update package that treats 74 bugs, including two zero-day (0-day) vulnerabilities in different products. Two recently discovered issues as CVE-2019-0803 and CVE-2019-0859 are vulnerabilities of privilege shift that involve Win32k component. According to Microsoft description, bug exists due to incorrect procession of memory volumes, and its exportation allows using a code in a kernel mode. As a …

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