Steam: Does a Vulnerability Put 72 Million Players at Risk?

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Steam, as you well know, is the main gaming platform used every day by tens of millions of gamers, but in the last hours, a possible risk for many users has inevitably attracted the attention of many.

A new vulnerability has been found by the security officers of the platform. “Zero-day”, this is the name given to it by the researcher who discovered it, it is a flaw that could put 72 million players using Windows 10 at risk. security could allow an attacker to install malware, steal data, compromise passwords and much more.

In a nutshell, this flaw would allow the attacker with minimal user permissions to obtain system administrator permissions, which would, therefore, lead to very dangerous privileges. The flaw would, therefore, be affecting Windows users, including Windows 10.