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How to kill your Windows machine in one second (critical NTFS vulnerability)

There is a critical vulnerability in Windows which will destroy the NTFS file system when opening a certain file URL. At the time of this writing, the bug was not yet fixed.

Disclaimer: This problem could be fixed at the time you are reading this.

Do not repeat that at home or send any other person that link!

There is a big problem in all Windows systems which leads to a destroyed file system (NTFS), and this just by opening a link with:

  • Windows explorer
  • Any kind of browser
  • Clicking on this specially crafted link on a webpage or e-mail
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Here is a video (in German) from the German YouTuber "The Morpheus blog" which demonstrates the problem pretty good.

Another Tweet about the topic, warning about this critical vulnerability:

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