Windows 11 security ineffective against attacks on old device drivers, say researchers

34 vulnerable drivers could grant an attacker full control of a hardware device

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Windows 11 security ineffective against attacks on old device drivers, say researchers
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Windows 11 security ineffective against attacks on old device drivers, say researchers

Controls Microsoft rolled out to protect Windows 11 from hackers seeking to exploit security vulnerabilities in hardware device drivers are inadequate, security researchers at VMware claimed last week.

In every industry, companies are relying on old hardware devices operated by software drivers that the original developers no longer maintain, senior threat researcher Takahiro Haruyama said on the...

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