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Researchers Discovered a Big Security Flaw In This Important Microsoft Product

August 7, 2019

Via: Fortune

Researchers have found a big security hole in some popular Microsoft software that they speculate could have impacted the company’s Azure cloud computing service.

Check Point researchers revealed their findings on Wednesday about a security vulnerability that affects Microsoft’s Hyper-V software, used by companies to create so-called virtual machines. With virtual machines and related virtualization technology, a single computer can function as several, letting companies more efficiently operate their data center infrastructure.

Hyper-V is an important virtualization product for Microsoft that is used in Azure and Windows 10, according to Check Point.

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