The exploit was discovered by security researcher jonhat, who shared his findings on Twitter in a video detailing the process. Tech news site Bleeding Computer replicated the access and stated it took 2 minutes to gain admin privileges on a Windows 10 computer.
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The way the exploits works is through Razer’s Synapse software, which is a hardware configuration tool. When someone plugs in a Razer device, a mouse, for example, into their Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC, the computer will download Synapse to configure the device and allow various functions to be available.