Microsoft patches anti-virus bug that allowed boobytrapped files to run malicious code when scanned

This week, as part of its long-standing monthly “Patch Tuesday” regime, Microsoft released security updates to fix more than 80 flaws in its software. Amongst the critical security vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft was one that – ironically – exploited usage of the company’s own Windows security product, Microsoft Defender Antivirus.

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