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Microsoft fixes serious privacy vulnerability in Windows 11 Snipping Tool... but not for everyone

Friday March 24, 2023. 06:08 AM , from BetaNews
Earlier this week we learned about a worrying security and privacy flaw in Windows 11's Snipping Tool screen capture app. The way the software saves cropped screengrabs means that it is possible to 'uncrop' images, potentially exposing sensitive information. Acting quickly to address the problem, Microsoft has fixed the vulnerability with a new update. There is just one problem -- the update is not available to everyone, leaving unknown numbers of users at risk. See also: Microsoft panics Windows 11 users with 'Local Security Authority protection is off' warning The latest Windows 11 Release Preview build includes new features not… [Continue Reading]
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