Last Updated on 22/11/2021 by Riya
Microsoft has issued a warning for Windows users to install an important security update. According to the company, if customers do not update their computers immediately, then their computers will be subject to cyber-attacks. Users’ computers will be protected against the CVE-2021-1675 bug thanks to a recently released update. Recently Microsoft stated that “the company is aware about the bug vunarebality and currently examining it”
The company also guarantees that the bug will be fixed as quickly as possible. The issue was discovered after some researchers discovered a vulnerability in Prints Nightmare of Windows.
This can benefit hackers by allowing them to run remote codes and install any program on the PC. However, Microsoft later resolved the issue with a new security update. Furthermore, the bug potentially allows hackers to run or lock a user’s computer system, as well as set up new accounts as the admin, possibly leading to a significant cyber attack.
Hacking spreading like a virus across the world. Several country’s major company’s data are hacked every day, resulting in massive financial losses. Although cybersecurity and tech firms are constantly working to develop a robust system to safeguard data from being hacked, however, still the hackers are actively stealing the data of big companies around the world.
Several hacking cases have been discovered this year, most of them are from the United States. In every case, one name is common “Ransomware.” This is a group of hackers that demand a ransom in exchange for sensitive data. The group is believed to be from Russia, and various countries’ cybersecurity authorities are hunting for group members involving in major hacking cases, even though no leads have been found yet.
Hence, if you use Windows to operate your computer, you must install this latest update to keep your PC safe. However, users who have not yet got the security update must wait till July 6th to receive the new security update.