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Researcher in the field of cyber security, known under the nickname SandboxEscaper, discovered several new vulnerabilities in Windows. Writes about this ZDNet.
One of the vulnerabilities allows users to access files owned by the administrator, not having the appropriate rights. Another specialist discovered a defect of the operating system allows you to copy files to folders to which access is restricted.
All vulnerabilities reported by SandboxEscape are zero-day threats. This means that developers find out about these defects on the day of publication of information about them. Over the past ten months, the researcher found six such vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity experts assume that Windows will eliminate the defects on 11 June, when will the next update.
In his blog, the girl explains that in this way avenges the United States and, in particular, the FBI for what they allegedly invaded her privacy. “Part of my work I gave the people who hate the United States,” she admitted.
In April 2019, a security researcher John Paige discovered that after the opening of malicious file at Microsoft Edge attackers can remotely steal files stored on hard drives.
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