How my application ran away and called home from Redmond


10 bookmarks. First posted by pauldwaite 16 days ago.


I recently found a surprising leak vector in Windows 10 installations. We were porting our Beacon Application to Windows and for easy deployment. The plan was to create just one .exe including…
microsoft  windows  leak  applicationleak  windowsdefender  samplesubmission  sample  malware 
2 days ago by rdump
If you thought only Apple had been making some crazy OS choices lately…
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15 days ago by felipecn
"Microsoft Windows 10 sends all new unique binaries for further analysis to Microsoft by default. They run the executable in an environment where network connectivity is available. This opens interesting data leak vector for attacker and also includes some privacy concerns. It is quite common that even in isolated environments, many of the Microsoft IP address ranges are whitelisted to make sure systems will stay up to date. This enables adversary to leak data via Microsoft services which is extremely juicy covert channel."
microsoft  privacy  security  windows  2019  from:medium 
15 days ago by mechazoidal
I recently found a surprising leak vector in Windows 10 installations. We were porting our Beacon Application to Windows and for easy deployment. The plan was to create just one .exe including…
windows  security  software  upload  microsoft  analysis  automated  privacy  networking  appstore 
15 days ago by gilberto5757
I recently found a surprising leak vector in Windows 10 installations. We were porting our Beacon to Windows and for easy deployment…
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16 days ago by igorette
I recently found a surprising leak vector in Windows 10 installations. We were porting our Beacon Application to Windows and for easy deployment. The plan was to create just one .exe including…
microsoft  privacy 
16 days ago by pankkake