Locked Windows machines can be compromised through Cortana
Compromising locked Windows computers that have the Cortana voice-activated virtual assistant enabled is relatively easy – or it was until Microsoft made a simple tweak. The attack The discovery was made by Tal Be’ery and Amichai Shulman, and a successful attack demonstrated in these videos: This attack requires the attacker to have physical access to the target computer so that he can plug a network adapter in the locked machine’s USB port. The next step … More →
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