Sophos engineers have been busy developing and testing a free tool that protects users from malware exploiting the critical zero-day vulnerability known as the “Shortcut exploit”.
We have begun to see more hackers taking advantage of the exploit, spreading malware which takes advantage of Microsoft’s unpatched vulnerability.
Sophos has been doing a good job of protecting its customers against this problem (we detect exploited files as Exp/Cplink). But what if you’re not a Sophos user and are worried about the attacks?
We can now present, the Sophos Windows Shortcut Exploit Protection Tool. Watch the following video to see it in action:
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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