Google reveals more Microsoft security bugs in Windows 7, 8.1

Google has made public a bug found Microsoft’s operating system in Windows 7 and 8.1 after its deadline of 90 days passed.

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: US Internet giant Google has made public more Microsoft security bugs public.

The search giant has made public a bug found Microsoft’s operating system in Windows 7 and 8.1 after its deadline of 90 days passed.

The bug let attackers to impersonate a user and decrypt or encrypt data on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Google has recently drawn Microsoft's ire after the search engine early this month publicised a security flaw in Windows which put some users at risk.

Google posted details of the bug online even before a patch to fix the issue was released.

The disclosure was part of Google's Project Zero initiative that aims at pressurizing firms to deal with security issues more quickly.

Several security researchers disapproved of Google's actions.

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