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Microsoft patches zero-day used in targeted attacks


Softpedia - (International) Microsoft released eight security bulletins, including vulnerability in Windows' kernel-mode driver Win32k.sys that was leveraged by threat actors to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code on affected machines. The bulletins also included two critical security patches for Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player that could have allowed the possibility of remote code execution.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:27