Windows Remote Assistance flaw could be exploited to steal sensitive files


By Pierluigi Paganini

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A critical flaw in the Windows Remote Assistance tool allows someone you trust to take over your PC so they can help you fix a problem, and vice-versa.

A critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows Remote Assistance (Quick Assist) feature affects all versions of Windows to date, including Windows 10, 8.1, RT 8.1, and 7. The flaw could be exploited by a remote attacker to steal sensitive files on the targeted machine.
Windows Remote Assistance tool allows someone you trust to take over your PC so they can help you fix a problem, and vice-versa.

The Windows Remote Assistance feature relies on the …read more

Via:: Security Affiars