Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1141 Intel patches local EoP vulnerability impacting Windows 7
Intel issued an important security patch Monday for a vulnerability that could allow hackers to execute arbitrary code on targeted systems running Windows 7. The bug, located in Intel’s HD graphics Windows kernel driver, leaves affected systems open to a local privilege escalation attacks that could give criminals the ability take control of targeted systems.

Specifically impacted, according to Intel, are users of Intel Graphics Driver for Microsoft Windows prior to March 28, 2016. Intel describes the flaw as one which, if exploited, “would directly impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of user’s data or processing resources.”
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#1141 Intel patches local EoP vulnerability impacting Windows 7
#1140 Microsoft Patch Tuesday – July 2016
#1139 Nation-backed malware that infected energy firm is 1 of 2016’s sneakiest
#1138 Cisco boasts 100 percent security coverage
#1137 Vulnerability exploitable via printer protocols affects all Windows versions
#1136 Leaky database leaves Oklahoma police, bank vulnerable to intruders
#1135 VPN provider removes Russian presence after servers seized
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