Date: 10 months ago   Category: Gadgets

Windows collects passwords and correspondence of users - media


Information is saved in the separate file. Function works on devices with support of hand-written input of texts. The Windows operating system was convicted of collecting passwords and by correspondences of the user of the device. This function works on devices which support hand-written input of the text. Writes ZDnet about it the System studies data from all documents for the best work of recognition of information and autocorrection. Their number includes letters of e-mail and files of Office. All of them are grouped in the separate unprotected WaitList.dat file. "As soon as function [hand-written input] is included, the text from each file of system which is indexed by Windows search engine, is stored in WaitList.dat. It is even not obligatory for user to open the loaded document or the letter that he was indexed", - the expert in information security of Banabi Skeggs who has found function has noted. According to the expert, this file threatens safety of the user. As many store data in text files, malefactors can use it. And therefore he recommended to turn off function of recognition of hand-written input of the text and also to remove the file. Earlier it was reported that in an operating system of Windows have found new dangerous vulnerability to which all versions of OS from the version, the 7th on the 10th, are subject. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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