Windows Defender Antivirus Scans Broken After New Update

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Update: This issue is now resolved in “Security Intelligence Update for Windows Defender Antivirus – KB2267602 (Version 1.301.1684.0)” definitions. Microsoft has released a new update for Windows Defender that has broken both the Quick and Full antivirus scans. When users use these scan options, Windows Defender will only scan approximately 40 files.

Microsoft Releases Servicing Stack Updates for All Windows 10 Versions

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Microsoft released quality improvements to the servicing stack for all Windows 10 versions, the component designed to allow users to receive and install Windows updates. Microsoft states that this critical servicing stack update “addressed an issue in which adding vulnerable boot level components to the Secure Boot disallow list (dbx) may cause the system not to start.”

Over 40 Drivers Could Let Hackers Install Persistent Backdoor On Windows PCs

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If you own a device, or a hardware component, manufactured by ASUS, Toshiba, Intel, NVIDIA, Huawei, or other 15 other vendors listed below, you’re probably in a bad situation. A team of security researchers has discovered high-risk security vulnerabilities in more than 40 drivers from at least 20 different vendors that could allow attackers to… Read more »

Unpatched Bug Let Attackers Bypass Windows Lock Screen On RDP Sessions

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A security researcher today revealed details of a newly unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).  Tracked as CVE-2019-9510, the reported vulnerability could allow client-side attackers to bypass the lock screen on remote desktop (RD) sessions. Discovered by Joe Tammariello of Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI), the flaw exists when Microsoft Windows… Read more »