Microsoft’s own mistake may have left users at risk of malware attacks

Microsoft appears to have finally addressed an issue that could have left Windows users at risk of all kinds of cyberattacks. 

A cyberattacking method called Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver, or BYOVD for short. It revolves around the attackers installing older, legitimate software drivers, known for carrying vulnerabilities, on target endpoints (opens in new tab). Installing a legit driver will not trigger any antivirus (opens in new tab) alarms, but will open up the backdoors for attackers to deliver more dangerous payload.