Microsoft Patch Tuesday, January 2021 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 01:32:20 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug more than 80 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software, including one that is actively being exploited and another which was disclosed prior to today. Ten of the flaws earned Microsoft’s most-dire “critical” rating, meaning they could be exploited by malware or miscreants to seize remote control over unpatched systems with little or no interaction from Windows users.

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First Patch Tuesday of 2021 brings fix to Windows Defender bug already being exploited

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:09 +0000

Remote code execution vulnerability in Windows’ built-in malware protection allows an attacker to execute code when a crafted file is scanned—one of seven critical bugs addressed in Microsoft’s January fix release.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/gkqUXXvRz9I” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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