Palo Alto Networks

Windows 10

Cortex XDR Blocks Undiscovered UAC Bypasses

Cortex XDR researchers recently found new UAC (User Account Control) bypasses on a fully patched Windows 10. While the method used is not new, the abused binaries that can be used with that method were previously unknown. Cortex XDR’s prevention logic was designed to identify and prevent attacks of this kind in a generic way, so when the new UAC Bypasses were tested against the solution, it identified the incidents as UAC bypass attempts and prevented them.  ...

Oct 15, 2020

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