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Under the threat all. Have found new vulnerability in Windows


Microsoft ignored four months "hole" which malefactors could use. Have found critical vulnerability which is able to allow malefactors to start far off a code on the computer of the user in Windows and to install malicious applications. Still on May 8 this information has been sent to Microsoft, however within 120 days the danger hasn't been eliminated. Корреспондент.net rasskazyat details. A hole in the Windows database Experts of the Zero Day Initiative company have reported about vulnerability in the most popular Windows operating system. the problem was found four months ago, but at the moment it and remained uncorrected. The hole has been found in the JET Database Engine database on Windows 7, however experts don't exclude that under the threat there can be also newer versions of OS. That the malefactor could use vulnerability, he needs to send to the user the infected file with the .jet expansion. As soon as the user starts it, the hacker will be able to get remote access to the computer and to install the malicious application. Any introduced malicious code will be started only with those privileges which the user at the moment has. Now representatives of corporation have said that they work on correction, and it will have to enter an October cumulative patch for Windows. For now, experts recommend to be attentive and to refrain from opening of files from unknown sources. However the security specialist of the Avast company Martin Hron considers that you shouldn't expect any accident. "There is no other scenario of the attack through this vulnerability which wouldn't mean interaction with the user. Personally I would tell that the risk level in that case can be estimated as low or average", - the expert has said. Earlier specialists of the ESET company have prevented other vulnerabilities about the hacker attacks which are based on still not closed vulnerability, the directed to users from Ukraine, Poland, the USA, Britain, Russia and other countries of the world. The bug is connected with work of the Scheduler of tasks of Windows and mentions всн new versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system, starting with the seventh. The PowerPool cybergroup which distributes harmful letters with the malicious application which sends to malefactors "intelligence information" uses her. If they interest hackers, then they install a backdoor of the second stage which provides them full access to system on the user's computer. Experts warn that to an exit of updates all users of Windows, even her latest versions, are under the threat. From holes to Windows началалсь the most global cyber attack At daybreak on May 12, 2017 MalwareHunterTeam tracing new viruses were written on the Twitter that on network "from devil speed" the new WanaCrypt0r 2.0 or WannaCry virus disperses. The virus has begun to affect komryyuter from Spain and Portugal, then has dispersed across the whole Europe, Asia and the USA. WannaCry has struck komryyuter in Singapore and Taiwan and also in Australia and Latin

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