Microsoft fixed bug allowing attackers to trigger BSOD crashes

The bug that lets attackers crash Windows 10 by creating specific downloads, the system would crash once the folder is opened.

The bug was caused by the lack of error checking and opened up several potential methods to crash Windows, such as accessing the path from a browser's address bar, trying to assign it to a drive letter using 'net use,' or creating a specially crafted URL file that sets its icon to the path.

The bug was fixed in Microsoft's February 2021 update.

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