Microsoft patches two zero-days exploited by FruityArmor, SandCat hacking groups

Written by Jeff Stone Mar 13, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft has released security updates for two vulnerabilities that researchers say have been exploited by suspected nation-state hacking groups dubbed FruityArmor and SandCat. The March edition of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday — when the company introduces fixes for reported security problems — includes 64 updates, 17 of which were rated as “critical.” Attackers already have leveraged at least two of the bugs, CVE-2019-0808 and CVE-2019-0797, according to researchers from Google and Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab.

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