[HackerNews] A New Bug in Microsoft Windows Could Let Hackers Easily Install a Rootkit

Security researchers have disclosed an unpatched weakness in Microsoft Windows Platform Binary Table (WPBT) affecting all Windows-based devices since Windows 8 that could be potentially exploited to install a rootkit and compromise the integrity of devices.
“These flaws make every Windows system vulnerable to easily-crafted attacks that install fraudulent vendor-specific tables,” researchers

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