Microsoft Says Hackers Are Attacking Home windows Customers With a New Unpatched Bug

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Microsoft says attackers are exploiting a beforehand undisclosed safety vulnerability present in all supported variations of Home windows, together with Home windows 10. From a report: However the software program big stated there’s at the moment no patch for the vulnerability. The safety flaw, which Microsoft deems “crucial” — its highest severity score — is present in how Home windows handles and renders fonts, in keeping with the advisory posted Monday. The bug may be exploited by tricking a sufferer into opening a malicious doc. As soon as the doc is opened — or seen in Home windows Preview — an attacker can remotely run malware, akin to ransomware, on a weak system. The advisory stated that Microsoft was conscious of hackers launching “restricted, focused assaults,” however didn’t say who was launching the assaults or at what scale.

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