This security update resolves a reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker passes a maliciously-crafted function parameter in a hypercall from an existing running virtual machine to the hypervisor. The vulnerability could also allow denial of service for the Hyper-V host.
A complete discussion of the different vulnerability categories, including case studies of vulnerable SCADA HMIs. The paper also provides a guide for vulnerability researchers, as well as vendors on quick and efficient bug discovery.
Cybercriminals can turn unsecure home routers into slaves for their botnets or even abuse them to steal banking credentials. Know about your router’s hidden weaknesses and the many ways you can defend your homes and businesses against these threats.