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50 million users were affected because of vulnerabilities in Windows 10

50 million users were affected because of vulnerabilities in Windows 10

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The latest Microsoft operating system, Windows 10 continues to be in danger because of consecutive loopholes in recent weeks.

The error

According to sources from Forbes, Microsoft issued a warning to 10 million Windows 10’s users. Because the latest update called KB4501375 could cause an error for the Remote Access Connector (RASMAN) service. This may cause serious consequences for computers’ users.

Windows 10 users have been constantly warned about the vulnerabilities in this operating system in recent weeks. Photo: Steve Kotecki.
Windows 10 users have been constantly warned about the vulnerabilities in this operating system in recent weeks. Photo: Steve Kotecki.

Virtual private network or VPN, in other words, will be most affected because of this error. The RASMAN service manages Windows 10 connections to the Internet and is an important platform for VPN to work.

The action from the Windows teams

The Windows team then summed up the cases about the error. Specifically, the RASMAN service will suddenly stop working, and the administrator or user on the system will receive an error message 0xc0000005.

According to Globenewswire, the demand for VPN is now increasing. For many different uses such as accessing Netflix movie viewing platforms or country-restricted sites, VPN has the potential to impact strongly on users’ personal computers.

Microsoft said that computers running on Windows 10 version 1903, especially having installed the KB4497935 update, are at high risk of encountering this error. The problem is more serious when the number of affected users has reached more than 50 million.

Earlier, on June 7, Microsoft and the US National Security Agency (NSA) called on Windows users to update the operating system after discovering a serious BlueKeep vulnerability.

The expert assessed this vulnerability to be so dangerously. Therefore, Microsoft had to release an update for an operating system. However, this operating system has been “deadly” since 2014, Windows XP. The NSA said BlueKeep could spread on the Internet and create attacks aimed at blackmailing users like WannaCry malicious code two years ago.