PowerShell

Researcher finds Windows flaw that permits fileless UAC bypass

Researcher finds Windows flaw that permits fileless UAC bypass

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Windows vulnerability would allow hackers to subvert PowerShell to bypass the UAC, leaving no trace of having accessed the system.

PowerWare ransomware variant poses as Locky, but can be decrypted

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The ransomware PowerWare that commandeers Microsoft's PowerShell utility to download and run malicious code, now has a variant that mirrors Locky ransomware.

Microsoft PowerShell used to launch 38% of cyber-attacks in 2015

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To fly under the radar of security systems, hackers are increasingly using PowerShell, a scripting language inherent in Microsoft systems.

FireEye discovers two exploits in the wild which use Windows PowerShell scripts

FireEye discovers two exploits in the wild which use Windows PowerShell scripts

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Researchers at FireEye have found that Windows PowerShell, the command-line tool, is vulnerable to two data leaking attacks.

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