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Windows 10 falls victim to hackers, but not how you might think

April 9, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Security researchers squaring off at the Pwn2Own hacking competition have discovered various vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.

During the first two days of the event, which is run by the Zero Day Initiative, three Windows 10 exploits were identified, none of which had previously been documented.

The first, discovered by Team Viettel, saw an integer overflow bug abused to escalate user privileges, and the same feat was performed by researcher z3ro9 on the second day of the event via a similar flaw.

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