Security news for September 7 2020: Microsoft patches a major vulnerability
Notable news items and topics to discuss for the week of September 7, 2020.
A rundown on PyVil RAT, a current remote access trojan threat targeting systems, mainly using keylogging and screenshots to steal information and compromise information.
Microsoft today released updates to remedy nearly 130 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system and supported software. None of the flaws are known to be currently under active exploitation, but 23 of them could be exploited by malware or malcontents to seize complete control of Windows computers with little or no help from users.