• Is it safe to print again?


    Susan Bradley

    By Susan Bradley

    Is Print Nightmare finally fixed?

    The August updates are out and finally include a fix for the fix for the earlier fix for Print Spooler issues that allow attackers to take control of your system via rights elevation. While the good news is that we finally have a fix for the current Print Spooler issue, I’m seeing in various tweets that an issue still exists. If you want SYSTEM (beyond admin) rights on any supported version of Windows, there is a way to use a remote/cloud malicious print driver to get them.

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.31.0 (2021-08-16).