Windows Zombie Vulnerability from 1997 still active in Windows 10

The CERT division of Carnegie Mellon and the security researchers from Cylance were capable of exploiting a zombie vulnerability which can be found in all Windows operating systems. Yes, even if you have the latest Windows operating system, you will still be vulnerable to hackers and cybercriminals which find a way to exploit the Zombie vulnerability.

The Windows Zombie vulnerability allows unauthorized users to gain credentials of at least 31 vendors, including the well known Adobe, Apple, Symantec and Oracle vendors.

They Windows Zombie Vulnerability allows a cybercriminal to force the Windows Server Message Block into providing login credentials to the cybercriminal once a victim has clicked on a forged link.