Just when you thought it was safe to go back into Windows. Well, apparently there is a zero day vulnerability with Windows 7. Zero day attack or threat is a computer threat that tries to exploit computer application vulnerabilities that are unknown to others, undisclosed to the software vendor, or for which no security fix is available. At least at the moment there is no fix. ZDnet writes that, “the flaw in Windows 7 could allow an attack which would cause a critical system error, or “Blue Screen of Death”, according to researcher Laurent Gaffie. Gaffie added that the flaw lies in a Server Message Block 2 (SMB2) driver. Read the article.
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