Windows Can Be Hijacked Via Notepad

Windows Can Be Hijacked Via Notepad

Recently, a critical Windows flaw was discovered. The operating system’s Notepad application allows an attacker to hijack a Windows-based computer and this flaw applies to all versions, back to Windows XP. Fortunately, Microsoft has already issued a patch for this vulnerability. Make sure you update all Windows-based computers ASAP.

About the Author

avatar KALE: A geek who works in the IT Security field and lives in Dallas, TX. He is also a music geek who has played in several local bands. Previous to his IT career, Kale worked as a photojournalist. He brings technical advice and artistic counterpoint to the podcast.