Updating windows latest security warning
Rest CVE-listed flaws has been addressed in Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Chakra Core, Malware Protection Engine, Microsoft Visual Studio, and the Microsoft Azure Io T SDK, along with bugs in Adobe Flash Player.
Users are strongly advised to apply security patches as soon as possible to keep hackers and cybercriminals away from taking control of their computers.
If you’re currently using an older version of Windows, it may be wise to update to the latest version.
Microsoft offered a free upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 up to July 29, 2016.
Far too often, many consumers ignore these critical security updates pushed out either by application developers or operating system companies like Microsoft or Apple.
Finding information on security updates, including how to properly install them, can also be time-consuming.
Windows Microsoft Graphics is also affected by a denial of service vulnerability that could allow an attacker to cause a targeted system to stop responding.
This flaw exists in the way Windows handles objects in memory.
For enterprises, especially, this kind of work disruption on a large scale is extremely expensive, even when the update is free.
in their software that could allow hackers to compromise the software or even your entire computer system using malware or other means.
Ultimately, they may steal your data, destroy your data, or completely shut down the affected program or operating system.
An attacker can exploit these issues by tricking an unsuspecting user to open a malicious file or a specially crafted website with the malicious font, which if open in a web browser, would hand over control of the affected system to the attacker.
All these five vulnerabilities in Windows Microsoft Graphics were discovered and responsibly disclosed by Hossein Lotfi, a security researcher at Flexera Software.