Zero-Day Vulnerability

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A security researcher has publicly disclosed the details of a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft’s Windows operating system that could help a local user or malicious program obtain system privileges on the targeted machine. And guess what? The zero-day flaw has been confirmed working on a “fully-patched 64-bit Windows 10 system.” The vulnerability
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by Paul Ducklin At the recent DEF CON cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas, macOS security researcher Patrick Wardle did something that the responsible disclosure doctrine says is a bit naughty. He “dropped 0day” on Apple’s macOS, meaning that he publicly revealed an exploit for which no patch is yet available. Exploits against unpatched vulnerabilities are
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Your Mac computer running the Apple’s latest High Sierra operating system can be hacked by tweaking just two lines of code, a researcher demonstrated at the Def Con security conference on Sunday. Patrick Wardle, an ex-NSA hacker and now Chief Research Officer of Digita Security, uncovered a critical zero-day vulnerability in the macOS operating system