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Author Topic: Dell laptops and computers vulnerable to remote hijacks  (Read 468 times)

mouser

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If you have a dell laptop you need to make sure you are up to date.

A vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility exposes Dell laptops and personal computers to a remote attack that can allow hackers to execute code with admin privileges on devices using an older version of this tool and take over users' systems.
Dell has released a patch for this security flaw on April 23; however, many users are likely to remain vulnerable unless they've already updated the tool --which is used for debugging, diagnostics, and Dell drivers auto-updates.



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Re: Dell laptops and computers vulnerable to remote hijacks
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2019, 05:01 AM »
Thanks, I do mainly use a dell laptop, but appear to have removed this early on. It was annoying me but I cant remember how exactly (must keep a better computer diary).
Tom