A security vulnerability has been found in Windows, and it is one which could be used by hackers to steal the login credentials of users.
The flaw is called “Redirect to SMB”, and has been found by Cylance, a security research firm.
SMB stands for Server Message Block, and is a network file sharing protocol, used to access files stored on a server, across a network of computers.
The flaw in question, isn’t actually a new vulnerability at all. It was originally discovered 18 years ago, by Aaron Spangler in 1997. And guess what? It was never patched.
What is the Redirect to SMB vulnerability?
Basically, its like this. When [...]