Now this is good news. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) — part of GCHQ — found a serious vulnerability in Windows Defender (their anti-virus component). Instead of keeping it secret and all of us vulnerable, it alerted Microsoft.
I’d like believe the US does this, too.
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Bruce Schneier. Read the original post at: Schneier on Security