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ESET discovers Windows exploit

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ESET researchers have recently discovered and analyzed a 0-day exploit deployed in a highly targeted attack in Eastern Europe. The exploit used a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. ESET immediately reported the issue to the Microsoft Security Response Center,

ESET discover most dangerous malware

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ESET researchers discovered the most sophisticated and extremely dangerous malware, Win32/Industroyer that is designed to disrupt critical industrial processes and capable is of performing an attack on power supply infrastructure. The malware is believed to be involved in the December 2016 attack on Ukraine’s power grid that deprived part of its capital, Kiev, of power for an hour. “Industroyer’s ability to persist in the system and to directly interfere with the operation of industrial hardware makes it the most dangerous […]