Microsoft warns EVERY Windows 10 and 11 user to check their PC now
WINDOWS PC users left two security flaws open after attempts to patch them failed.
Millions of Windows users are being asked to be on the lookout for issues that have been exploited by hackers.
You may find yourself affected if you use Windows 10 or 11, and it doesn’t even matter if you’ve updated your software recently.
Security researcher Abdelhamid Naceri discovered the vulnerabilities, which bypass the problems Microsoft was supposed to fix last month.
Both are known as “zero-day” vulnerabilities because it is known that hackers have exploited them.
These vulnerabilities could allow hackers to take over a victim’s computer and spread malware across the network.
They are known as CVE-2021-41379 and CVE-2021-24084 but very little other information has been revealed about them.
Cyber experts usually don’t reveal too much about an open vulnerability because it encourages hackers to exploit it.
Microsoft told BleepingComputer: “We are aware of disclosures and will do what is necessary to keep our customers safe and protected.”
The best thing Windows users should do is stay alert and update their PC as soon as a software update is available.
Pay attention to any suspicious activity on your computer and never click on strange links or download unknown attachments.
Security Platform 0patch is said to be working on a stop-gap fix to give Microsoft more time to resolve the issue.
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