PlayStation Now security bugs placed millions of Windows PCs at risk

Sony has remedied a collection of safety bugs identified in the PlayStation Now cloud gaming platform that could have permitted hackers to start assaults on Windows products.

According to safety researcher Parsia Hakimian, these bugs opened the doorway to distant code execution (RCE) when chained with each other, this means the attacker could run any code they pleased on the goal machine.

The vulnerabilities were being 1st reported through the PlayStation bug bounty plan on HackerOne in May perhaps and the entry was marked as settled a person thirty day period afterwards. Hakimian was awarded $fifteen,000 bucks for the disclosure, commensurate with the substantial severity of the vulnerabilities.

PlayStation Now safety bugs

PlayStation Now (or PS Now for limited) is a subscription service that gives Laptop players entry to upwards of seven-hundred video games, including popular titles released solely on PlayStation. The service has amassed more than two million subscribers

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