We here at Malwarebytes take pride in our ability to find the latest threats that users face on daily basis and do our best to not only block and remove them with our products but also inform the general public about their danger through our blog. In a very few cases, we jump the gun in our efforts to explain a threat and end up posting information that hasn’t been thoroughly analyzed.
Usually, Microsoft pushes out updates on “Patch Tuesday” but the severity of the vulnerability they are fixing requires immediate remediation and a new update released in the last 24 hours. The update fixes a serious security flaw found within how Windows products read certain types of fonts.
The Internet is full of dangers; threats like malware, phishing, hackers and exploits are some, but did you know that there is a far more common threat to users that no one seems to talk about, a threat that almost everyone who has ever owned a computer has experienced.