There are multiple vulnerabilities in the implementations of self-encrypting Solid-state Drives (SSDs). Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in ATA Security or TCG Opal Standards in Self-Encrypting Disks (SEDs) and decrypt contents of an encrypted drive.
A Universal Windows Platform (UWP) vulnerability was quietly fixed in the Microsoft October 2018 patch update.
A proof-of-concept (POC) has been released for an exploit of a recently patched Microsoft Edge vulnerability.
A new version of GandCrab ransomware is evolving and gaining momentum with underground
Microsoft issued the October 2018 Security Updates that include nearly 50 unique vulnerability fixes, 12 of them rated critical.