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UAC bypass attack on Windows 10 allows malicious DLL loading

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 26, 2016.

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    Security researchers Matt Graeber and Matt Nelson have discovered a way to run a malicious DLL on Windows 10 without the User Account Control (UAC) springing into action and alerting users of the potential danger. What is User Account Control (UAC)? UAC is a technology that’s meant to improve the security of the OS by preventing software – or, more importantly, malware – to run with administrative privileges unless explicitly authorized to do so by … More →

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