Monday, November 29, 2010

another security wkness of windows

A new exploit, which allows attackers to bypass the UAC (User Account Control) went public last week and now is a cause of concern for many. The bug is present in "win32k.sys" file and exists in all versions of Windows, including XP, Vista, Server 2003, Windows 7 and Server 2008.

Kill it with fire, Microsoft

According to the public postings, the exploit allows malware that has already been dropped on the system to bypass UAC and get the full control of the system