Found a way to control someone else’s computer in Windows


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In Windows, discovered a breach that allowed hackers to take the device of victims under full control. As reported by experts of “Kaspersky Lab”, it was actively used by criminal groups SandCat and FruityArmor.

A zero day exploit aimed at Windows 8 and Windows 10. Experts in the field of cybersecurity has called for such a tool is rather rare and expensive in development. The crooks was able to remotely control a victim’s computer by infecting with malicious code.

The researchers assigned a code vulnerability CVE-2019-0797. Microsoft representatives have all the information about it and developed a patch to solve the problem.

Group FruityArmor and SandCat are often used in attacks, vulnerabilities in Windows. They usually resort to them for targeted attacks.

Earlier in March, researchers from McAfee found that the dangerous campaign Sharpshooter stood, hackers from the group Lazarus. A complex operation was aimed at spying on the nuclear, defense and financial companies.

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