This security update addresses a vulnerability found in Microsoft Windows, which could allow elevation of privilege once exploited successfully by attackers via a specially crafted application. Note, however, that remote attackers should be able to log on locally and have valid credentials to exploit the said vulnerability.
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.