Tag: security vulnerability

Computing, Operating Systems

Millions of Windows 10 PCs exposed by nasty security vulnerability

September 27, 2021

Via: Techradar

Security researchers have found a flaw in Microsoft’s implementation of the Microsoft Windows Platform Binary Table (WPBT) mechanism, which can be exploited to compromise computers running Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems. Microsoft describes WPBT as a fixed firmware […]

Privacy, Security

This venerable security vulnerability has exposed millions of routers to attack

August 4, 2021

Via: Techradar

A 12-year-old security vulnerability may be affecting routers built by “dozens of manufacturers”, exposing millions of users worldwide. According to researchers from security firm Tenable, the CVE-2021-20090 vulnerability made its way into modern routers due to the reusing of old […]