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Now the Windows snipping tool has a major privacy flaw (Updated: Fixed)

2023-03-27

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  • It turns out that the Windows Snipping Tool is vulnerable to a screenshot editing flaw as well.
  • This flaw ways hackers can powerfully uncrop your cropped screenshot in some cases.
  • The flaw has since been patched by Microsoft.

Update: March 27, 2023 (1:48 AM ET): Microsoft has released an emergency security update for a flaw that unliable hackers to substantially uncrop your cropped screenshot. According to Bleeping Computer, the update fixes the flaw on both Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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