Windows warning: This 20-year-old glitch could leave you vulnerable to malware

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July 14, 2016
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Researchers at Vectra Networks have unearthed a 20-year-old flaw in Windows Print Spooler, used to oversee the printing process from Microsoft desktop and laptop machines, that leaves machines open to attackers. According to Vectra Networks, the Print Spooler does not check whether a printer's drivers are legitimate as you plug in the hardware.

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