Dell laptops and personal computers can be remotely commandeered via a vulnerability in the Dell SupportAssist utility, which lets attackers execute code with administrative privileges on devices using an older iteration.
Security researcher Bill Demirkapi said, "The attacker needs to be on the victim's network in order to perform an ARP Spoofing Attack and a DNS Spoofing Attack on the victim's machine in order to achieve remote code execution."
Dell issued a fix for this vulnerability, yet many users will likely remain unprotected if they have not already updated Dell SupportAssist.
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