Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Monday,   June 29th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Almost 300 Windows 10 executables vulnerable to DLL hijacking

A simple VBScript may be enough to allow users to gain administrative privileges and bypass UAC entirely on Windows 10. In a new report from a PwC UK security researcher Wietze Beukema, we learn that almost 300 Windows 10 executables are vulnerable to DLL hijacking. It turns out nearly 300 executables in your System32 folder are vulnerable to relative path DLL Hijacking. Did you know that with a simple VBScript some of these EXEs can be used to elevate such executions, bypassing UAC entirely?   Learn more >  

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