Hacker Uses NSA-Discovered Vulnerability In Windows To Spoof NSA

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As a part of the latest Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft fixed a critical Windows 10 CryptoAPI vulnerability (CVE-2020-0601) that was discovered by the National Security Agency. However, a security researcher named Saleem Rashid didnโ€™t take much time to demonstrate the havoc it could have caused, in a funny way, though. The...

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Published 6 days ago -  00:35
NSA Warns Microsoft Of 'Severe,' 'Critical' Security Weakness In Windows 10
The National Security Agency disclosed a major vulnerability in the latest version of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 to Microsoft. Gizmodo reports Microsoft released a fix for the issue on Tuesday. The NSA took the unusual step of issuing a press release on the matter. It wrote that the critical, 'severe' vulnerability affected Windowโ€™s core cryptographic functionality. However, it said it had no evidence that anyone had actually capitalized on the vulnerability. Microsoft also said it had not seen anything that would lead it to believe the vulnerability has been successfully exploited in the wild.

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