Researcher finds backdoor opened by Dell`s helper app

March 26, 2015

Via: malware

A security researcher has discovered a serious bug in Dell System Detect, the software Dell users are urged to use to download the appropriate drivers for their machines. The flaw can be exploited by attackers to make the computer download and execute potentially malicious files.

The software, which can be downloaded from the Dell Support page, can thus be effectively used to open a backdoor in the target’s computer.

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