Researchers find Windows bugs dominate – but fixes are fast

May 1, 2020

‘The average Windows 10 PC has 14 weaponized bugs’

A study of vulnerabilities – bugs that can be a gateway for malware or allow privilege escalation by an intruder – shows that Windows platforms have the most by far, but that they also tend to be fixed quickly, compared to Linux systems or appliances like routers, printers and scanners.

Kenna Security has published a report based on “vulnerability data culled from more than 9 million active assets across nearly 450 organizations,” gathered by its cybersecurity research partner Cyentia Institute and based in part on data from automated vulnerability scanners.

Complete article at The Register

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