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Researchers Disclose 10-Year-Old Vulnerabilities in Avast and AVG Antivirus

Two high-severity security vulnerabilities, which went undetected for several years, have been discovered in alegitimate driverthat’s part of Avast and AVG antivirus solutions. “These vulnerabilities allow attackers to escalate privileges enabling them to disable security products, overwrite system components, corrupt the operating system, or perform malicious operations unimpeded,”