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MacOS users should patch their systems now to protect against new powerdir vulnerability

Following its discovery of the Shrootless vulnerability back in October 2021, Microsoft has uncovered a new macOS vulnerability that it says could be exploited to gain unauthorized access to a user’s data. Tracked as CVE-2021-30970, the new “powerdir” flaw found by the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team could allow an attacker to bypass the Transparency, Consent and Control […]

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Alert! Your Window PC is at risk from this vulnerability

Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group has published a new report detailing its discovery of a zero-day exploit impacting all Windows versions, including newly updated Windows 11 machines. The team describes this exploit as an “elevation of privilege vulnerability” that impacts Windows Installer, also noting some malware is already in circulation that targets this particular […]

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Microsoft finally fixes PrintNightmare vulnerability with KB5005031 and KB5005033 updates

To help address the ongoing problems with the so-called PrintNightmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-34527), Microsoft has announced a change to the default behavior of the Point and Print feature in Windows. The change has been delivered via the KB5005033 and KB5005031 update and means that in order to install printer drivers, users will have to have administrative privileges. This […]

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