New ‘MysterySnail’ exploit used to hijack Windows Server deployments



Cybersecurity experts have helped quash a mysterious new remote access trojan (RAT) that exploited a zero-day in an essential Windows driver to launch a privilege escalation exploit. 

Discovered and reported by Kaspersky, Microsoft has patched the zero-day that was exploited by the trojan in the October 2021 edition of Patch Tuesday.



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