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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 08:31 PM

Microsoft is forcing users to install a critically flawed password manager
Win 10 version of Keeper has 16-month-old bug allowing sites to steal passwords.

Dan Goodin - Dec 15, 2017 7:58 pm UTC

Microsoft is quietly forcing some Windows 10 computers to install a password manager that contains a critical vulnerability almost identical to one disclosed 16 months ago that allows websites to steal passwords, a researcher said Friday.

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 05:32 PM

Please read another article in addition:

 

Windows 10 included a password manager complete with massive password-stealing potential

By Mark Wycislik-Wilson
Published 2017-12-17

Microsoft has been bundling a password manager that features a dangerous flaw with some versions of Windows 10, a Google security researcher has revealed. Tavis Ormandy noticed that his copy of Windows 10 included Keeper, which he had previously found to be injecting privileged UI into pages.

More information about here:
https://betanews.com...-vulnerability/