Date: 6 months ago   Category: Hi-Tech

In protection of Windows 10 have found new vulnerability


Bagh allowed to get access to file system without the knowledge of the user. It gave the chance to steal data.

the Expert in the field of cyber security Sebastien Lachens has found dangerous vulnerability in the Windows 10 operating system. She allowed malefactors to get access to file system without the knowledge of the user. Lachens has reported about it in the personal blog.

according to the expert, have appendices from the Universal Windows platform (UWP) the access to file system which isn't demanding confirmation of the owner of the device.

of the UWP program have access to the files and folders located in the root folder of the installed application and also to data in the AppDataLocal, AppDataRoaming and Temp folders. Respectively, they have control over a number of the user files and documents.

It also opened opportunities for the attacks which are real to be carried out by means of the bug in API broadFileSystemAccess providing to developers access to file system of devices without the knowledge of their owners. As a result malefactors had an opportunity to install viruses on computers of the victims and to commit thefts of documents and personal data.

However fresh updating of an operating system liquidated this bug. However, on it problems haven't ended as a number of users has faced what UWP-applications have ceased to be started.

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