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Microsoft Windows security News
August 29, 2018
Security researcher SandboxEscaper released proof-of-concept code for a Windows 10 zero-day on Twitter, but Microsoft has no details for a potential patch.
April 30, 2018
Proof-of-concept code showing how an NTFS flaw can shut down Windows systems was published by a security researcher nine months after he disclosed it to Microsoft.
April 06, 2018
Microsoft's poor coding when forking and modifying open source UnRAR code introduced a critical Windows Defender flaw that could allow an attacker full system rights.
March 28, 2018
A security researcher discovered the recent Windows Meltdown patches may fix the Intel flaws, but also introduced a more severe vulnerability in some versions of Windows.
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The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend against such attacks. Continue Reading
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