Tag: Windows 7

SYSRET 64-bit OS Privilege Escalation Vulnerability On Intel CPU Hardware

CERT reported that: Some 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software running on Intel CPU hardware are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack. The vulnerability may be exploited for local privilege escalation or a guest-to-host virtual machine escape. That last bit is the piece that should concern you. Microsoft responded with one of this month’s…

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Rebuilt the UX31E Ultrabook

I rebuilt my Asus ultra-slim laptop over the weekend.  I’ve never been the biggest fan of OEM builds because of the 3rd party stuff that gets included.  On went Windows 7 Ultimate with the intention of migrating from my Latitude which will probably be rebuilt with some Hyper-V version (it has more RAM and eSATA).…

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