Security Alerts




Windows Updates Fix a Wide Range of Security Vulnerabilities

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: All current versions of Windows and some of the components that ship with it (such as DirectShow and the .NET Framework) How an attacker exploits them:  Multiple vectors of attack, including sending specially crafted packets, luring users to view malicious media or email, and so on Impact: In the worst case, an attacker can gain complete control of your Windows computer. What to do: Install the appropriate Microsoft patches as soon as possible, or let Windows Automatic Update do it for you.

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Windows Updates Fix a Wide Range of Security Vulnerabilities
February 13, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts