Neowin News Feed for: Bypass Neowin News Feed for: Bypass en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Windows security allegedly compromised due to CFG bypass; Microsoft investigating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that Control Flow Guard (CFG) in Windows 8.1 and 10 can be bypassed, effectively putting 500 million computers at risk. Microsoft is investigating the issue and should have a fix soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 08 Mar 2018 03:48:01 +0000 Spammers go island hopping to bypass filter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Anti-spam researchers at security company McAfee have discovered a new spamming trend nicknamed 'spam island-hopping'. The new trend involves spammers using the domain names of small islands as website links in spam campaigns. McAfee has... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 02 Nov 2006 09:42:29 +0000 Microsoft Releases WGA Bypass Tool to OEMs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the introduction of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA), a computer must be validated as genuine prior to receiving security patches from Windows Update. Windows must first be activated for the validation tool to run, however... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:07:24 +0000 Bypass found for Windows piracy check <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cnet news is reporting that Researcher Debasis Mohanty (bio) has posted a full explanation on how to bypass Microsofts WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) Check. A quick search on Google returned this post, originally... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 24 May 2005 09:49:48 +0000 Hot Keys permissions bypass under XP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Many thanks must go to New Order for the heads up on this vunerability. A flaw in XP's hot keys could allow non-administrative users to execute Administrator owned applications which are... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 18 Dec 2001 12:51:03 +0000 Excel or PowerPoint Document Can Bypass Macro Security <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to NTCompatible for this one. Excel and PowerPoint have a macro security framework that controls the execution of macros and prevents macros from running automatically. Under this framework, any time a user opens a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 05 Oct 2001 11:36:57 +0000