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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA


Microsoft is patching a major Windows 10 flaw discovered by the NSA


Article Excerpt: "... According to Krebs, the vulnerability was found in a Windows component called crypt32.dll, which handles "certificate and cryptographic messaging functions," according to Microsoft. An exploit in that area could affect authentication on Windows desktops and servers, sensitive data on Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge browsers and many third-party applications. Hackers could also use it to spoof digital signatures, making malware look like a legitimate app ..."


Reference: www.engadget.com