Windows PC: Alert for Windows PC users. Windows PC users are now at risk due to a new security problem.
Alert for Windows PC users. A new security problem now affects Windows PCSecurity of users in dangerfell This prompts Windows PC systems to update immediatelyGovernment of India(Indian Government). The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Central IT Department has revealed a new security issue while warning Indian PC users. CERT-In has reported a new security issue in Microsoft Defender. Microsoft Defender is a software that protects the PC from viruses and malware. So PC users should update it immediately.
CERT-In said that this security problem is very dangerous because it allows hackers to access the PC without alerting the security systems. It identifies this problem under the ‘high’ category. CERT-In post states that Windows users are facing security issues in Windows Defender Credential Guard tool.
It comes pre-installed on most Windows PCs. “Windows Defender Credential Guard contains a privilege escalation, security bypass technical flaw that could allow a local authenticated hacker to cross security restrictions and gain elevated privileges on a targeted system.” CERT-In revealed that.
This means an attacker can access all the data on your system. Also able to bypass all security settings without alerting the machine or windows defender running on the system. A problem with Windows Defender affects many people.
Because this problem affects many Windows 10 versions. Windows 11, Windows Server version 2022, 2019, 2016 versions are also affected by this problem, so it is recommended that they update their system security as soon as possible.
Windows PC users should keep their systems very safe to avoid becoming victims of hackers due to this flaw. Microsoft has already issued a software fix for this problem.. CERT-In advises those using various versions of Windows to update their systems immediately. Microsoft has shared the details of this Windows Defender patch in the Microsoft Security Bulletin.