Millions at Risk from Flaw in Microsoft’s Free Anti-Virus


These days, there’s not a week that goes by without news of some serious security breaches, and this month was no different despite the summer break—we can thank in part the BlackHat and DefCon conventions for the flood of new malicious hacks that were revealed in the last few weeks.

The security flaw in BitDefender Antivirus Free 2020 allows an attacker to take over a Windows machine

On Wednesday, researchers from the Silicon Valley-based security firm SafeBreach revealed a critical security flaw in BitDefender’s popular and latest free antivirus for Windows that allows malicious hackers to entirely take over a user’s computer.