back to article Hold off that rush into the July 4 weekend – you may need this: Microsoft patches pwn-by-picture pitfalls in Win 10

Microsoft has emitted a pair of security patches to address flaws in Windows 10 that can be potentially exploited by miscreants to hijack PCs. A victim simply needs to be tricked into opening a file containing a specially crafted image on a vulnerable system. The Redmond giant said this week the exploitable bugs, CVE-2020-1457 …

  1. LDS Silver badge

    Om a side note....

    .... application icons are returning to be less flat and more colorful.... hope the rest of Windows 10 will follow soon.

    1. Blackjack Silver badge

      Re: Om a side note....

      Windows 95 had problems but I freaking loved how colorful it was. Same for XP.

  2. redpawn Silver badge

    delivered a killer blow to real-world threat actors

    Is that why my neighbor kid up and died?

  3. DCdave
    Big Brother

    Office 354 services.

    Freudian slip?

    1. big_D Silver badge

      Re: Office 354 services.

      No, no slip. El Reg decrements the name by 1 every time MS / Office 365 has an outage...

  4. big_D Silver badge


    Windows Store downloads are blocked by policy... And now?

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