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Windows 10 Update Latest News, Update: Exploit Broker Promises More Vulnerabilities to be Unleashed in the Future

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Microsoft is currently playing catch up with exploit broker SandboxEscaper as the company tries to patch the vulnerabilities present in CVE-2019-0841 through multiple Windows 10 Update. Though Microsoft has done their best to address the identified openings, the exploit broker promises it will release more of these weaknesses in the weeks to come, ZDNet reported.

So far, four of these exploits have been released with the first three already corrected by Microsoft. The latest Windows 10 Update is looking to patch the last one and the company urges the public to download it, while it tries to identify other exploits found by SanboxEscaper.

To download, simply click the Start button, select Settings, go to Update & Security, then click Windows Update. While the recent Windows 10 Updates are far from perfect, it’s still important to keep up with it due to the vulnerabilities highlighted by Microsoft. Last week, the Redmond-based company said that corporations that fail to adhere to their warning could face dire consequences similar to the scope seen during the WannaCry attack.

Although the attackers didn’t gain a lot of money with that endeavor, it did disrupt operations of various public and private agencies. If hackers learned from that incident and successfully launch a similar large scale attack, then they might take a huge chunk of money this time around. Fortunately, the aforementioned exploits don’t provide attackers the means to completely break into the system. Instead, the local privilege escalation vulnerability can grant hackers access to files that they wouldn’t have control over. The latest Windows 10 Update is looking to completely shut this exploit out as a preventive measure before things spiral out of control.

The bad news is that SandboxEscaper is ramping up their efforts causing Microsoft to lag behind. As such, it would be up to users to remain vigilant and constantly check their system if they’re being targeted. As for the latest Windows 10 Update, version 1903 is already up and users should start downloading it to avoid getting exploited.

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