Microsoft Says No to Fixing a 17-Year-Old Programming Error in Windows Kernel That Could Dupe AV Programs

A flaw in the Windows kernel could stop antivirus programs from recognizing malware, but Microsoft believes it’s not a security risk. Security researchers believe that this bug could allow hackers to perform malicious actions by tricking AV software that blindly rely on a particular Windows API.

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21 years of experience in various layers of software. Primarily experienced in system side software design and development on server management software. Interested in linux development in x86 and arm architecture.