Ancient Windows printer flaw exposes you to malware

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July 14, 2016
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Researchers at Vectra discovered a roughly 20-year-old flaw in Windows Print Spooler (which oversees the printing process) that lets attackers slip malware on to a PC. The spooler doesn't verify that a printer's drivers are legitimate so it's possible for attackers to install maliciously-coded drivers thorough the Internet or the printer itself.

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