The Vectra Threat Labs discovered a critical vulnerability that allows printer watering-hole attacks to spread malware

Security researchers with Vectra Threat Labs recently uncovered a critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-3238) affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows reaching all the way back to Windows 95. The vulnerability involves the way that client devices interact with network printers, and allows an attacker to execute code at system level either over a local network or the Internet.

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