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Google reveals security flaw in Windows 7, 8.1, patch to be shipped in February

2015/01/16

Softpedia - (International) Researchers with Google released details and a proof of concept (PoC) for a vulnerability in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that could allow an attacker to encrypt or decrypt data. Microsoft stated that a fix for the vulnerability will be released in February. [ed.: for more, read Don't be evil? Google discloses yet another zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft code in the Optimal Security blog.]

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Google-Reveals-Security-Flaw-in-Windows-7-8-1-Patch-to-Be-Shipped-in-February-470191.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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