Microsoft Issues Windows Update to Patch 0-Day Used to Spread Emotet Malware


Microsoft has released Patch Tuesday updates to address multiple security flaws in Windows and other software, including one actively exploited flaw that is being used to deliver Emotet, TrickBot, or Bazaloader malware payloads.

According to the Zero Day Initiative, the latest monthly release for December fixes a total of 67 flaws, bringing the company’s total number of bugs patched this year to 887. Seven of the 67 flaws are rated Critical, and 60 are rated Important, with five of the issues being publicly known at the time of release.

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