Google Hacker Tavis Ormandy has previously revealed vulnerabilities in the Russian anti-virus Kaspersky Labs. He has now revealed more vulnerabilities in their system framework. Ormandy is famous for finding vulnerabilities in major anti-virus vendors to help them improve their security.
Tavis Ormandy has revealed more vulnerabilities in the system framework of Kaspersky, one of the largest and most reputed anti-virus vendors in the world. He turned his attention to Kaspersky after exposing vulnerabilities in Sophos and ESSET. Tavis had released a report earlier this month about some security vulnerabilities that he found in Kaspersky and has now revealed an even more [...]
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