Windows 10: security vulnerabilities with Steam gaming platform question

Discus and support security vulnerabilities with Steam gaming platform question in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Hello all, I recently asked a question about downloading the steam software and I got a pretty solid answer but wanted to continue the discussion.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by [Syndicosis], Apr 1, 2020.

  1. security vulnerabilities with Steam gaming platform question


    Hello all,


    I recently asked a question about downloading the steam software and I got a pretty solid answer but wanted to continue the discussion.

    Anyways here I am being more specific. Does downloading the steam software, and any of the games on its platform, with administrator rights open my computer to any security vulnerabilities? How does Microsoft keep our computers secure when we download video games that are multiple gigabytes in size?


    thank you for any and all answers

    :)
     
    [Syndicosis], Apr 1, 2020
    #1

  2. Windows 10 Steam game crashes

    Hi,

    To assist you better, I would like to ask some questions:

    • Does the issue occur only with Steam games or all games?
    • Are you able to view videos?
    • What is the make and model of your computer?

    I suggest you to update the Graphic Card driver by following the steps provided below and check if it helps.

    • Press Windows key + X and select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapters.
    • Right click on the driver and select Update Driver Software.
    • Follow the on-screen prompts to update the driver.

    Keep us posted on the status for further assistance.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Apr 1, 2020
    #2
  3. FedoraMan Win User
    Online Game Platforms ARC & Steam Not Able to Run After Windows Update

    I have not been able to boot my MMORPG online game platforms ARC and Steam after the Windows 10 anniversary update. *Mad

    Anyone have a suggestions to resolve this?
     
    FedoraMan, Apr 1, 2020
    #3
  4. Yukikaze Win User

    security vulnerabilities with Steam gaming platform question

    WPA2 Vulnerability Found

    A small update with regards to the Microsoft fix. The fix itself is sufficient to solve the issue on Windows, even if your WiFi device has no driver update, with one caveat:

    Does this security update fully address these vulnerabilities on Microsoft Platforms, or do I need to perform any additional steps to be fully protected?
    The provided security updates address the reported vulnerabilities; however, when affected Windows based systems enter a connected standby mode in low power situations, the vulnerable functionality may be offloaded to installed Wi-Fi hardware. To fully address potential vulnerabilities, you are also encouraged to contact your Wi-Fi hardware vendor to obtain updated device drivers. For a listing of affected vendors with links to their documentation, review the ICASI Multi-Vendor Vulnerability Disclosure statement here: http://www.icasi.org/wi-fi-protected-access-wpa-vulnerabilities

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    Yukikaze, Apr 1, 2020
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