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SafeBreach Identifies Serious Vulnerability In PC-Doctor Software

SafeBreach Identifies Serious Vulnerability In PC-Doctor Software (Malware and Vulnerabilities)

Discovered by SafeBreach Labs, the research unit of SafeBreach, the vulnerability could allow full control to low-level hardware and software on unprotected consumer and business computers from Dell and several other OEMs. SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeBreach , a leader in breach and attack simulation, today announced that it has discovered a major security vulnerability potentially affecting several million laptops and desktops made by Dell Computer and several other Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). The vulnerability exploits a security hold in software manufactured by PC-Doctor that is used as part of Dell SupportAssist software. Dell implemented the fix and released updates on May 28, 2019 for the affected Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs versions. Dell's first priority is product security and helping our customers ensure the security of their data and systems. The vulnerability was the latest discovered by SafeBreach Labs as part of the company's efforts to make all computing systems more secure and reliable.

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