Microsoft pushes out an emergency fix for the dangerous ‘acropalypse’ bug

Microsoft has acted swiftly to patch up the worrying ‘acropalypse’ bug that we reported on earlier this week – a bug that could enable information cropped out of images by the Windows screenshot tools to be recovered.

As per BleepingComputer (opens in new tab), Microsoft has now issued an OOB (out-of-band or emergency) update that fixes the issue, which has the technical designation of CVE-2023-28303. Microsoft recommends that users apply the update at their earliest opportunity, as you might expect.

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