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Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning

US agency revealed flaw that could be exploited by hackers to create malicious software Microsoft is rolling out a security fix to Windows 10 after the US National Security Agency (NSA) warned the popular operating system contained a highly dangerous flaw that could be used by hackers.The NSA revealed during a press conference on Tuesday [...]

By |2020-01-14T14:04:14-05:00January 14th, 2020|Computing, Data and computer security, Hacking, Malware, Microsoft, NSA, Technology, World news|Comments Off on Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning

Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday

Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Microsoft Corp. is slated to release a software update on Tuesday to fix an extraordinarily serious security vulnerability in a core cryptographic component present in all versions of Windows. Those sources say Microsoft has quietly shipped a patch for the bug to branches of the U.S. military and to other high-value customers/targets [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:17:47-05:00January 13th, 2020|Anne Neuberger, CERT Coordination Center, CERT-CC, crypt32.dll, Microsoft, Microsoft CryptoAPI, national security agency, NSA, Patch Tuesday January 2020, Time to Patch, Will Dormann, Windows|Comments Off on Cryptic Rumblings Ahead of First 2020 Patch Tuesday