After security researchers found a serious vulnerability in the operating system, Microsoft is urging Windows users to install an update instantly.
PrintNightmare security flaw affects the Windows Print Spooler service. Researchers at Sangfor, a cybersecurity company by accident published a how-to guide for exploiting it.
The researchers came across vulnerabilities in Print Spooler, which allows multiple users to access a printer. They tweeted about it in late May. They unintentionally published a proof-of-concept online and later deleted it but not before it was published elsewhere online, including developer site GitHub.
Hackers that exploit the vulnerability as reported by Microsoft could install programs, view and delete data or even create new user accounts with full user rig...
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