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Google Finds 20-Year-Old Microsoft Windows Vulnerability

On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google’s Project Zero released an exploit kit called ctftool, which uses and abuses Microsoft’s Text Services Framework in ways that can effectively get anyone root—er, system that is—on any unpatched Windows 10 system they’re able to log in to. The patches for this vulnerability—along with several other serious issues—went out in this week’s Patch Tuesday update.

Read the full story on: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/08/a-look-at-the-windows-10-exploit-google-zero-disclosed-this-week/

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