A Microsoft bug could have exposed users to malware attacks

Microsoft seems to have finally solved a problem that may have left Windows users exposed to all kinds of cyber attacks.

A cyberattack method called Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver, BYOVD for short. It revolves around attackers installing legacy, legitimate software drivers known to carry vulnerabilities in target endpoints (opens in a new tab). Installing a legitimate driver will not start any anti-virus program (opens in a new tab) alarms, but will open the back door for attackers to deliver a more dangerous payload.

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