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Another important update round for this month’s Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has patched a total of 63 vulnerabilities in its operating systems. Five of these vulnerabilities qualify as zero-days, with three listed as being actively exploited. Microsoft considers a vulnerability to be a zero-day if it is publicly disclosed or actively exploited with no official fix […]

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Microsoft fixed three zero-days under actively exploitation in its patch dump for the month of October. The computing giant addressed a zero-day vulnerability tracked as CVE-2023-36563, a disclosure flaw in WordPad that can be exploited to obtain hashed passwords. WordPad is a no-frills word processing program bundled into the Windows operating system – although Microsoft […]

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Google’s latest annual review of zero-day exploits has claimed known vulnerabilities could be even worse than zero-day vulnerabilities. In its report, Google asks whether zero-days are even needed on Android. Typically, a vulnerability would be most concerning before it becomes public. During this (hopefully short) period, an attacker can execute exploits without having to worry […]

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