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DLL Hijacking Vulnerability affects (not only) Setup Packages downloaded from the Internet

January 21st, 2016 by and tagged ,

A security problem in Windows has been reported which affects any EXEs downloaded from the internet and run from the download folder. Setup packages probably are especially in danger. How the vulnerability works When you start an EXE which loads additional DLLs, Windows starts looking for these DLLs in the same directory as the EXE […]

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